Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Nursery Provider
  • Year established:
    1998
  • Website:
    http://www.tommieschildcare.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Head Office, Four Brooks Day Nursery, Parkville Highway, Coventry, CV6 4HZ

About Tommies Childcare

Tommies Childcare are one of the largest childcare and nursery providers in the Midlands, with more than 20 years of experience in supporting children through these crucial years of their early education.

Catering for children aged six weeks to five years, Tommies Childcare have eight settings across Coventry, Derby, Kenilworth and Nuneaton, providing full and part-time daycare and early years education through their nurseries and preschools.

Tommies Childcare have remained a family-run business since it was formed in 1998. They have received an award for being among the top ten most recommended mid-size nursery providers in the UK, as reviewed by parents on daynurseries.co.uk, for two consecutive years.

The provider specialises in creating natural and open-ended environments for all children in their care, with a focus on heuristic play that encourages curiosity about the world around them, as well as fostering better social skills.


What is it like to work for Tommies Childcare

My Manager
My Manager
A full-day managers’ meeting is held each month to discuss financial performance and address any training requirements. The management team is also encouraged to shadow other managers within their roles to help leaders learn from one another, and to further enhance accountability within the organisation.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
The company developed a bespoke internal training programme for all employees that was extremely well received, and will be launching their first mentoring programme in 2019 to support staff members with ambitions of entering management.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The company regularly supports charities, holding raffles and sponsored events to raise money. In previous years, each nursery raised money for charities of their choice, but this year the company will select a single partner to support as an organisation, in order to have a greater impact.

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Company Statistics

  • Average Age:

    33

  • Staff Turnover:

    33%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    4%

  • Male : Female:

    4% / 96%

  • UK sites:

    7

  • Staff:

    74

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