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

Delightful Dayshare

Circus are proud to announce a new software system to compliment the ongoing programme which tracks the children’s learning journey throughout their stay at the setting. Dayshare is a portal and lovely addition providing an online daily diary. Parents can safely and...

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Nothing’s better than a loving touch

One of the most important experiences for a baby's development is loving touch.  Research reveals that routine touch and massage by a parent or caregiver can stimulate, improve: A baby’s growth Cognitive performance Alertness and attentiveness This is why The Circus...

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From September onwards, we are extremely excited to be bringing some new and colourful activities to the children at Circus on Fridays! "LIFE IS A CIRCUS, SO ENJOY THE RIDE!" It is our intention to end each week with a buoyant bang, bringing a mixture of enthralling,...

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