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

Forever Young Follow Up!

What an inspiring and delightful start to the Everyman’s Forever Young project, combining the little cherubs from Circus Day Pre School with the wisdom and talents of residents at Oak Haven Care Home. Caroline, the talented singing coach, met with 12 delightfully...

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Channel 4, The Everyman and Circus!

Circus Day Nursery and Pre school are proud and excited to be selected by Cheltenham’s Everyman Theatre to be part of the BIG BRAIN Initiative.   This is an exclusive collaboration with our setting, which will involve a selection of children in attendance.  This...

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Toe Tapping

We are delighted to be sampling the ever-joyful Tappy Toes with select age groups at Circus this month!   If the trial goes well and the children respond positively, we will be running future courses at Circus for a small fee.   Tappy Toes is founded by the...

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