Kiddi Caru Day Nursery and PreschoolColchester

Kiddi Caru Day Nursery and PreschoolColchester

Located in Hythe Quay, Kiddi Caru in Colchester cares for children in bright, spacious rooms, offering a wide and exciting range of learning experiences, provided for by knowledgeable staff.

Fantastic indoor and outdoor environments with resources that are age appropriate supporting children’s learning and development. Kiddi Caru work in partnership with parents to encourage, support and extend children’s progression.



A little bit about us

  • Our nursery has 6 spacious playrooms which are stocked with a wide range of learning and educational resources.
  • Each playroom has its own age specific garden areas, providing plenty of room for exploration whatever the weather.
  • Our state-of-the-art sensory room provides a quiet, calm environment for children to investigate and discover.
  • We provide a range of all-inclusive activities delivered by our dedicated staff to all children at no extra cost such as Sing & Sign, Music & Movement and French amongst others.
  • Our onsite chef caters for all children every day following our own menu range, checked by a qualified nutritionist. We encourage children to self-serve their meals especially at breakfast to promote independence.
  • Your child is linked with an experienced key carer who supports every stage of their learning journey and will record your child’s progression for you to look back on.
  • Our nursery provides an excellent environment for children to learn and develop right through to preparing them for big school with our ‘School Readiness Programme’.

Ofsted report
Click on the button to the right to see our Ofsted report. This will show you more indepth information including the dates inspections have taken place and the type of inspection.

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Contact us

Kiddi Caru Day Nursery and Preschool

Maria Court
Hythe Quay


Opening hours

8:00am - 6:00pm


01206 871700


[email protected]

Age Range

0 to 5 years


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Meet the Team

Kiddi Caru only selects the best to care for your children. All staff are vetted for the right experience, passion for childcare and DBS checked to ensure that your child receives the best experience.

Donna Papior

Nursery Manager

With over 20 years’ experience based in childcare settings, Donna joined Kiddi Caru in 2017. She holds four childcare qualifications and is currently studying for a HR qualification to continue to provide her team with the best possible guidance and support.

Lucy Wright

Deputy Manager

Lucy joined Kiddi Caru back in 2016 as a Team Leader and has since progressed to Deputy Manager, utilising her 16 years’ experience within childcare and graduate qualification to provide the best care to the children, parents and team within the nursery.

Tasty Menus

check our new menus, freshly prepared and tasty

Fun Activities

click here for a list of our range of fun things

Best nursery I've ever placed my kids in.

Jainey, mother of Sean

High quality childcare as expected.

Kelsey, mother of Drake and Kenan

My daughter can't wait to come back!

Tegan, father of Jetty

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