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Mossley Hill Childcare

Mossley Hill Childcare and Mossley Hill Childcare 2 are  private day nurseries situated in the leafy suburbs of Sefton Park. The nurseries are run by Christine Barnes BA ( Hons) QTS who also has Early Years Professional Status.  The nurseries are closely monitored by CCTV 24 hours a day.  There are discounts for siblings of 10% and teachers are entitled to a reduced rate during summer holidays.  The nurseries have an excellent reputation and have a lot of custom through word of mouth.  There are strong links between parents and carers and children's learning has been deemed good (2018) by Ofsted, preparing them for the transition through nursery into school. We offer both 15 and 30 hour government funded childcare. for 2, 3 and 4 year olds.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Christine Barnes BA Hons(QTS)
Contact Position
Nursery Manager / Director

Where to go

Mossley Hill Childcare
Sefton Cottage
Mossley Hill Drive
L17 0ES

Buses: 82, 60, A4 Trains: St Michael

Other Details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£5.00 per Hour
£31.00 per Session
£50.00 per Day
£240.00 per Week
£30.00 per Session (pm)
There is a standard charge of £5.00 per day session , £3.00 am session or £2.00 pm session for parents of children accessing the 30 hours or 15 hours grant only for 3 year olds.
Offering Tax Free Childcare.


Other notes

Two of our staff, the SENCo and Deputy SENCo have attended the 2 day portage training and the Senco Award to equip them in working more closely with families and children with additional needs and learning barriers. They are also attending the Outcome Star training to help them interact more with families and their children 



Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair Access

Special Needs

Special Needs
Experience with
Autistic Spectrum Disorder ASD

Dietary Needs

Dietary Needs
Experience with

Cultural Provisions

Cultural Provisions
Experience with

Childcare Information


Immediate vacancies
We have expanded this year to create more places in all age groups
Date updated

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
2 year old funding

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 08:00 18:00
Tuesday 08:00 18:00
Wednesday 08:00 18:00
Thursday 08:00 18:00
Friday 08:00 18:00
Other Availability
Closed bank holidays only
Pet Birds
Baby Facilities
Outdoor Playspace
Arts and Crafts
Parental Involvement
Climbing Frame
Dressing up
Private Nursery Garden
Dance Sessions
Quiet Area
Exotic Aminals
Educational Activites
Sand and Water Play
Healthy Eating
Songs and Rhymes
French Classes
Sleeping Area
Visit & Outings
ICT Facilities
Open Space
Out-door Play
Messy Play

School Pickups

Offers School Pickups

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 

Local Offer


Private day nurseries in sefton park with an open registration, secure premises and cctv monitoring.

Parents take part in baseline assessment which highlights any areas of concern their child may have,  Key people will raise any concerns with SENCO and parents if needed so extra support can be accessed early if problems arise.

 EYFS, Learning Journals, Observations, sensory play, visuals/symbols, small group work, key worker
• Referral to specialist services
• Key people plan effectively with realistic targets to help children achieve at their individual rate.  Key people meet with parents regularly to disuse progress at pick up times/parents evenings/scheduled key meetings.

Children’s progress is monitored regularly and through transition progress to different rooms, planning is bases on differentiating activities to children current needs and interest.  Key people plan by closely observing children and planning effective next steps. Regular play plans are recorded for children requiring additional help. Parents are kept involved with their child's progress if staff realise early intervention is required from outside agencies. The cluster groups provide help with funding and training so children can be helped to reach heir full potential. Portage training taken on by our SENCo and deputy SENCo has been really beneficial in helping identify additional needs or signposting for the best help.

We work in partnership with the local authority, health and social care services.
We are members of the Early Years Consortia.
Staff have been trained/are qualified in
Safeguarding and paediatric first aid.  We have good links at present with child psychologist/speech and language therapists who visit our settings on request and lease with ourselves and parents to help children remove barriers to achieve fully.

 The settings are wheelchair accessible.
We are happy to discuss your child individual needs and to make reasonable adjustments
The setting is wheelchair accessible and we aim to cater form individual needs by discussing these on entry or if there is a change of circumstances.

We work closely with all schools in Liverpool
Letters are sent to feeder schools and one of the teachers will attend the setting, usually the majority of the children attend this setting, a talk will be given to the children about big school.

 We invite parents to discuss their child's progress regularly.
We have monthly coffee mornings
We link with our local children centre and parent groups including Livpac
Parents are welcomed into settings.  We have parents evening twice a year and an annual garden party for the graduation.  Key people regularly share information with parents on a daily basis through verbal and telephone methods.  Newsletter and topical information is sent home.  Also parents comments influence planning.


Local Offer Age Bands
Early Years (0 to 5)
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