"Shooting Stars are a great nursery and will accommodate your needs to the best of their ability"

"5* nursery, definitely recommend.  Lovely bunch and daughter always comes home with a smile.  Really care for children and additional needs."

"Lovely nursery, amazing staff!  My boys are really happy at Shooting Stars.  Great communication - lots of feedback to parents."

"Make children feel welcome/comfortable and are ​

good with my child.

Cater to children/parent’s needs."


What we do...

Our purpose is to provide highly effective teaching experiences and opportunities which support each individual child, enabling them to make significant progress.  We achieve this by working closely with families and never using a ‘one size fits all approach’.

Why we do it...

To teach children to ‘reach for the stars and shine’ so that they develop life skills and learning behaviours to equip them for their learning journey throughout life.

Our core values…

We go above and beyond to be the best

We encourage challenge and curiosity

We are passionate

We are positive

We are reliable and trustworthy

We are unique

Wild Outdoors sessions  using the amazing nature reserve that we back on to.


Click here to read comments about us from our current parents (Feb 2021)


About Shooting Stars Nursery School

We are a teacher led setting at Old Down Hall, Kempshott Lane RG22 5UY.  We are open 8am-5pm Mon-Fri 50 weeks a year (term time only spaces too).  We take children from 6 months-5 years and provide 15 hours and 30 hours funded places in conjunction with Hampshire County Council.  Parents may also book extra sessions for funded children which are charged hourly.  We have very high adult to child ratios and serve breakfast (if required), hot meals at lunchtime and tea between 4pm and 5pm (if required).


New Enquiries

Please contact us using the form below if you are interested in a space for your child.  We will then contact you to arrange a visit to meet us and look around.  We can deliver a parent pack to you on request.   

Our video show round tour is available on our Facebook page as is lots more information and many photos of life as a Shooting Star.

Home visits for new children are possible depending on current Covid-19 guidelines.

As mentioned above, from 7th September 2020 we will be open 50 weeks a year.  We will be closed for bank holidays and over the Christmas period.  Term time only spaces are payable 38 weeks a year and all year round spaces are payable 50 weeks a year.


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Lots more information about us on our Facebook page - video show round, Clare explaining why we're different and Marika talking about our impactive language group.



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Our Staff

A Perfect Fit

Our Ethos

Here For Your Children

Our Sessions/Fees

(and info on our hot meals)

The Admin


Click below for our article - Who are we?

We have a Jiggy Wriggler session every Friday 2-3pm for our Shooting Stars (free if they attend anyway during this session, £3 as an added extra hour).

Continue scrolling down to contact us, for our video advert and to read our policies...



Contact Us

Interested in learning more about Shooting Stars Nursery School? Please feel free to get in touch, and a member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible.


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