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01409 255 444

Devon EX22 7JD

Mon - Fri
8am - 6pm

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Professionally educating for our future

Key stage learning and extra curricular activities

Thorne Manor Day Nursery and Pre-school

Thorne Manor Day Nursery & Pre-School is an Ofsted registered provider situated on a working farm just outside the market town of Holsworthy, Devon. Thorne Manor has been open since 2004 and we have achieved an Outstanding rating by Ofsted three times consecutively.

We are open 50 weeks of the year and provide education and care for children age 0 to 5. We also offer a holiday club for school age children outside of term time.

Professionally educating for our future

Our development stages

Lambs 0-2

Lambs age 0 to 3

For babies aged 4 months to 2 years. Toys, natural materials, messy play plus Indoor and outdoor activities.

Piglets 2-3

Piglets age 2 to 3

For 2-3 years olds; free-flow indoor/outdoor activities, toilet training, speech and language development.

Calves 3-5

Calves age 3 to 5

For children aged 3 and 4 years. Forest School adventures, Pre-school and ‘Lodge’ activities, reading writing and phonic development, school-ready skills development.

Forest school

Thorne Manor Forest School provides the opportunity for children to learn about his or her environment within the safe and highly regarded Forest School programme. The Forest School programme nurtures physical, social and emotional skills, improves decision making, self-esteem and independence, through small achievable tasks. 

Thorne Manor Forest School
Thorne Manor Holiday Club

Thorne Manor Holiday Club

Holiday Club runs from 8am to 6pm in the school holidays for ages 4 (School reception) to 10 Years. This runs from our separate building opposite the Preschool, with private outside space and access to our own Woodlands.

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Thorne Manor Day Nursery & Pre-School
Devon EX22 7JD


Thorne Manor Day Nursery and Pre-school were awarded their third consecutive Ofsted 'Outstanding' rating in February 2020

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