Ongar Pre-school & Day Nursery

 Truly Scrumptious Early Years Pre-School & Nursery Ongar

The Nursery is  located within the Zinc Arts Centre, situated in the town of Chipping Ongar, rural Essex, which is in walking distance to the high street and the beautiful Epping Ongar Steam Train Station. We are Makaton friendly and offer baby yoga, baby ballet and lots more. We have access a beautiful theatre where we can put on end of year and Christmas shows for parents as well as summer graduation for our pre-schoolers leaving to attend reception in September.

Meet the team

Rooms & Facilities

Baby Room


Baby Room

Our Theatre 



Fees are payable monthly in advance. Parents/carers paying their fees by cheque are required to write the invoice number on the back of their cheque and attach this to the remittance advice before handing both to nursery staff. Fees are payable in cases of absence and there is no reduction for sickness or holidays taken during any week the nursery is open. If a child has to leave in exceptional circumstances, four weeks written notice must be given to the manager.We recommend the easiest way to pay nursery fees is by bank transfer.All fees are inclusive of nappies, wipes, formula milk for babies up to 12 months of age and all children’s meals, snacks and refreshments throughout the day.We are open from 7.30am- 6.30pm Monday- Friday (closed bank holidays and 1 week between Christmas and New Year)Our morning sessions run from 7.30am- 1.00pm and afternoon sessions from 1.00pm – 6.30pm.

Daily Fee: £58.00

Half day fee: £35.00

Funded Children

If your child receives funding a supplement fee of £3.50 per meal is required. Alternatively you are more than welcome to provide a packed lunch for meal times.


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More Info

Address: Zinc Arts Centre, Great Stony High Street, Chipping Ongar, CM5 0AD

Phone: 01277 368 362

Mobile: 07904 518 651

Opening Hours: 7.30am to 6.30pm Monday to Friday3