Welcome to Red Hen online!
"RED HEN IS A PLACE WHERE CHILDREN THRIVE" (Sue Palmer 2009, Ofsted 2013, Nursery World 2013)
"IT IS HARD TO IMAGINE A MORE REWARDING AND INTERESTING PLACE FOR A CHILD TO BE THAN RED HEN DAY NURSERY"(Wendy Scott, for Nursery World)
Red Hen is an award-winning Day Nursery and Nature Kindergarten situated on owner David and Jane Harrison’s working farm close to the market town of Louth in lovely rural Lincolnshire. As such it offers babies, toddlers and children from 0-5 years a fantastic chance to experience outstanding childcare/early years education as well as the many benefits of a childhood in the countryside. "Children make notable progress in all aspects of their development, and staff are also encouraged to grow professionally and personally" (Nursery World). We offer good value for money a visit is recommended to experience some of the wonderful things in daily life at Red Hen.
Rated Outstanding in EVERY area by Ofsted, Red Hen knows what children need for optimum development and early education. To this aim we combine up-to-date research, the best of past theorists and philosophers, elements of Scandinavian practice (including Forest School), and lots of practical real-life experiences. Our outstanding and passionate baby team ensures that, right from the start, babies benefit from respectful care in our calm babyroom and from being outdoors too. This sets the foundation to help children thrive as they progress through their early years at Red Hen.