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Children and staff at the Free Spirits Nursery celebrated their 'Outstanding' OFSTED rating with a Super-Party!

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Opening hours

We are open Monday to Friday, 7:00am to 5:30pm with late pick up available until 6:00pm.


Application Form

You will find the application form available to download and print off here.


Free Spirits Nursery

About us

Contact: 0191 223 1888

The Nursery

We have fully equipped and spacious facilities which include areas for group play, creative development, constructive play, soft play, story time and quiet time. There are also secure outdoor play areas and garden.

We are located in the grounds of the Freeman Hospital opposite the Northern Centre for Cancer Care and Renal Centre. Car Parking is available at the nursery for drop-off and pick-up.


All our staff undergo comprehensive employment checks before they start and during employment in accordance with NHS Employment Check standards.

Staff are qualified to either NVQ level 3 or level 4. They are carefully selected for their caring approach and commitment towards making every child’s experience in Free Spirits stimulating, caring and safe.

The ratio of staff to children is in accordance with OFSTED Regulations as follows:

 Age Staff  Children 
 Under 2 years
 2 years
 3 to 5 years

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