A devoted mother founded Circus in 1997 because she needed to work and wanted to remain with her baby each day.


Our chef – who has a baby at Circus – cooks fresh, nutritious meals on site and supports local food suppliers.

Home and Garden

A beautiful Regency home from home with a large flourishing garden near Cheltenham centre and Pitville Park.

Exceptionally Qualified

We are a National and Local Award Winning and accredited “Five to Thrive”, SENCO and Early Years Professional setting, able to monitor and track your child’s development and behaviour to support each child’s optimal learning and development.

Circus is Family

We have a loyal, happy team, most of whom have grown with us like family over many years and share our passion.


We will be pioneering “moments of mindfulness” in nursery and pre-school, learning strategies for calm in life.

One Stop Setting & Service

No hidden charges. Our fees cover all snacks, meals, nappies, accessories, and baby formula milk, during the non-funded hours.

Free Funding

As a setting offering the 30 hours FREE Funding from September 2017, we encourage to book your child into pre school now, as this will be subject to availability

Excelling in Childcare


Children progress through the nursery on a journey of experience and learning.


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Latest News


We recently received a very good Ofsted inspection, which we are all proud to share. The Ofsted Inspector was extremely impressed with our setting, the outstanding friendly staff team work exceptionally hard to go that extra mile, when it comes to caring for your...

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FUR-ever Friends

At Circus Day Nursery and Pre School, we cherish the benefits of keeping pets, to enhance development and learning. For many reasons we feel it is such a healthy connection for young children and here’s some reasoning behind our FUR-ever friends! A quick glimpse...

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“Messing Around” at Circus!

Play comes so naturally to young children and we witness this from almost the time they come into the world. They play with their hands, through sounds and as they develop, use almost anything to create interaction. Play brings joy but it also serves to develop skills...

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