About Us

Little Explorers Forest School is a unique 54-place nursery, set in the 450 acre picturesque grounds of the historic Broomfield Hall, on Derby College's land based campus in Morley.

We provide high-quality care for children aged from three months to five years. Ofsted rate us as ‘Outstanding’ in all aspects of our work.

Little Explorers believe that all children have the right to quality care and education in a safe, well-organised and attractive environment. This is reflected through the diverse range of indoor and outdoor experiences offered to our Little Explorers, supported by a team of qualified, experienced and highly motivated staff.

Fees and Opening Times

All three and four year olds living in England are entitled to 570 hours of funded early education and childcare a year
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Visiting Us

We realise that choosing a nursery for your little one is one of the hardest decisions that a parent can make. We welcome families to arrange an appointment to visit us. Arrange a visit through our online Contact Form

Alternatively, if you feel happier just dropping in on us, please feel free to do so. It is advisable to bring your wellingtons with you for your visit to ensure you can fully experience and appreciate our outdoor provision.

Forest School

Forest School is an inspirational educational ethos that focuses on developing children’s personal, social and emotional development through regular outdoor woodland experience.

Meet the Team

The nursery is staffed by a highly qualified and experienced team of early years practitioners.

Partnerships with Parents

The nursery team value and recognise the importance of working in partnership with all parents.

Browse Our Photo Gallery

Browse our photo gallery to see some of the activities and facilities we offer.

Little Forest Explorers Facebook

Check out what adventures we have been on

Find Us

Contact Form

Complete our online Enquiry Form and we will get back to you ASAP.


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