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Sunshine Corner Day Nursery

Day nursery
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General Details

Sunshine Corner is a full daycare nursery offering professional affordable and loving childcare for children from the ages of 2 years – 5 years old. Our policy is inclusive and includes the care as well as an opportunity for adults and children with special needs to attend. We run throughout the year, including school half terms and holidays. Our curriculum is planned and carefully monitored to ensure that children receive a well balanced, exciting and educational opportunity. We value individuality and work hard as a team to provide personal and loving experiences for the children who attend. All our staff are trained and experienced in child development and ongoing training is maintained. Sunshine Corner is located close to 3 major Military air force bases (Lakenheath, Mildenhall and Feltwell) and we welcome and encourage military families to take advantage of the services that we provide. Our fees are designed to be affordable to all types of families in all types of circumstances. We are a part of the Government Funding Scheme, providing free early education for 3 – 5 year olds. Our hours of operation include full time, sessional, part time and hourly care. Staff are trained and aware of the importance of planning, monitoring and developing children’s development as an individual. At the very start, every child is assigned a key worker who will take responsibility for carefully managing their progress. Our curriculum is wide based, interesting, informative and enjoyable as children are encouraged to learn through play and build the necessary skills in preparation for starting school. We have a trained Special Educational Needs Support Worker available all week for children with particular special educational needs. We encourage family values and a community spirit and our provision liaises with the local Primary schools and other childcare facilities in the area.

Our opening times are 8 until 4. Breakfast club is from 8 am until 9 am. Each session is 9 am till 12pm. Lunch is 12 till 12.30 and 12.30 till 3.30 is the afternoon session. But we are open to 4 most days if you require that extra half hour. 

Who to contact

Nicola palmer
Abundant life church
Back street
IP27 9HF
01842 862646

Venue Details

Abundant Life Church
Back street
IP27 9HF
Parking available
Parking details
Yes we have a car park right next door to us

Bus routes in Lakenheath (there are 2 local stops)

30 Hours Extended Entitlements

Registered to provide 30 Hours?


Last updated
Immediate vacancies
Other information
Please contact Sunshine Corner Day Nursery for vacancy information.

Days & times

Monday to Friday: 08:30 - 16:00

Inclusive Provisions

Wheelchair access
Yes - This setting has level access to their premises.
Cultural provisions
Yes - We have a member of staff trained in British Sign Language and accept & include children from all cultures, faiths and nationalities.
Individual dietary needs
Yes - We take into account and respect all dietary & religious needs.
Recent experience of supporting children with additional needs
Yes - Trained SENCO on the premises 5 days per week who has experience & training with Autism & Downs Syndrome.
Specific additional needs this setting has experience of
Autistic spectrum
Downs syndrome


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£4.00 2 years - Per hour
£5.00 Under 2 years - Per hour
£3.80 3 years plus - per week
Discounts for siblings

Other Details

Accessible parking, Arts and crafts, Climbing frame, Computer, Enclosed outdoor play area, Equipment for all ages, Garden, Healthy eating, Kitchen, Out-door play, Outdoor play equipment, Pets, Playroom, Private changing area, Sensory play equipment, Sleeping area, Slide, Soft play area, Swings, TV - DVD, Take children on outings, Village walks
Cater for over 8s
Age Range
From 2 month(s)
To 8 Year(s)
Offers Tax Free Childcare
Last Updated

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
18/11/2009Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
17/12/2012Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
07/10/2016Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
11/02/2019Inspection (Early Years Register)Inadequate
22/07/2019Re-inspection (Early Years Register)Requires Improvement

Local Offer Local Offer Record

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