• Delivering high quality care and education


  • Delivering high quality care and education


  • Delivering high quality care and education


  • Delivering high quality care and education


  • Delivering high quality care and education



Based in Bicester Oxfordshire the nursery name Fundamentals, is new, although the nursery has been operating for over 28 years. It has recently been refurbished to a very high standard and continues to offer a warm, intimate, and caring environment in which your child will thrive.

We are proud of our family teaching approach which enables children of all ages to learn from and support each other, gently helping them to become aware of their place in the world and the wealth of exciting things to learn.

We provide a challenging learning environment where children can thrive with dignity, respect and love and understanding.

We welcome families to come and pay us a visit to see for yourself the wonderful start your child will receive at Fundamentals. We would be pleased to discuss personally any requirements for your child or alternatively contact us below.

We offer care from 6 months to school age and our long serving staff members are all diploma qualified to level 3 or above. The teams wealth of experience and diversity strongly supports thesuccessful delivery of Fundamentals ethos.


Our staff team are either Qualified level 5, level 3, level 2 or working towards a level 3 qualification, as such we collaborate valuing and celebrating the teams wealth of experiences and diversity to successful delivery of Fundamentals ethos.

Early years Director - Sonja Fenton Pryor

Sonja Fenton-Pryor

Early Years Director

Director - Lorraine Wheatley

Lorraine Wheatley



Fundamentals provide an array of services to support busy families in modern day living.

To view our latest menu, please click or tap here.

To view our nutrition and mealtimes policy, please click or tap here.

If your child has any special dietary requirements, please call us on 01869 321301 or contact us using the form provided.

  • We are open, Monday to Friday for 51 weeks of the year.
  • The nursery closes for one week at Christmas and bank holidays respectively.
  • Our official opening hours are from 7.30 -18.00, please see the Fees section below for more information on pricing.
  • Please note that there is late charge fee per hour please see our fees and funding section below.

For the latest information on our fee's, please click or tap the link below.

If you require more information please contact us.

For the latest information on child registration and parent voucher information, please click or tap one of the links below.

If you require more information please contact us.

Fundamentals Child Care are proud to announce the successful 2019 inspection by Ofsted where we assed to have a 'strong, solid and good' rating. For more detailed information, please click here to download a PDF copy of the report.

Ofsted 2019 - Good

Prior to our renaming to Fundamentals Childcare, the nursery used to operate under the name Outset Day Nursey. As such, if you wish to view our previous Ofsted reports pertaining to Outset Day Nursey, please click here

Keep up to date with the latest news at Fundamentals Childcare.

To view the latest news and information, please click or tap here to download/view a copy.

To view the factual sheet on screen time for children aged 5 and under , please click or tap here to download/view a .pdf copy.

Current vacancies:

  • Required Level 3 Nursery Nurse for small family orientated nursery, this is a full time position 40 hours a week.
    To read more about this position please click here to download a copy of the description and its requirements.
    To apply for this position, please download and complete the job application form here and return it as an attachment via email to, Admin@fundamentalschildcare.co.uk or alternativley use the Contact us section below to submit your application.
    Please note that the application form is a .docx format and may require additional software to be opened/edited, alternativley you can open it using any PC with installed with Microsoft Office.


Here you can take a virtual tour of our nursery and view our range of facilities.

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For any questions or enquiries you may have, please use the contact form below. If you have an urgent enquiry please contact us on 01869 321301

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Our Location

Keble Road,



OX26 4TP

Call: 01869 321301

Email: admin@fundamentalschildcare.co.uk

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Ofsted 2019 - Good