The Unicorn Nursery

The Unicorn Nursery Salford opened in 2004 offering an exciting childcare facility 1/4 mile from Manchester City Centre. This unique and historical building provides a safe and stimulating environment designed to meet the needs of your child. Both indoor and outdoors we provide your child with excellent facilities, excellent resource, excellent space to child ratio and most importantly an excellently qualified, multilingual childcare team of which many are qualified to degree level and above, delivering excellent childcare, in a loving and holistic manner.

The Unicorn Philosophy

The Unicorn Nursery Salford creates a loving, secure, supportive and stimulating environment in which children can grow, learn and achieve. We offer all of our children the opportunity to acquire new skills, develop language abilities and gain confidence and independence through a careful balance of play and planned learning activities. Maintaining the importance of learning through play is essential to our philosophy.

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Every child is respected as an individual who develops at their own pace, with their own interests, opinions and needs.

The Unicorn Nursery Salford provides opportunities for every child to develop firm foundations for their physical, intellectual, emotional and social development. Your child will largely be cared for in appropriately equipped rooms according to age, development and the child’s peer group with full consultation of parents/carer’s.

All children in the Unicorn Nursery Salford are treated as individuals with their own unique personalities, they will be encouraged to develop and achieve at their own pace.

We provide a partnership between the nursery and our parents/carer’s, we are here to listen, communicate, support and encourage you in your role as parents/carer’s.

We are an equal opportunities provision and believe in equal treatment of all children, Unicorn Nursery Salford Employees and parents, regardless of age, gender, nationality and religious/political/personal beliefs.

Discipline within our nursery is approached in a positive way. We encourage good behaviour and mutual respect for each other through praise, support and reward. Copies of our Behaviour Management, Equal Opportunities, Parental Partnership policies are available on request. All other policies are provided in Welcome Packs upon registration or available to view in main office upon request.