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Welcome to Padiwacks Private Nursery and Childcare Centre

We would like to wish you a warm welcome to Ltd.  Our nursery and childcare centre is based in Padiham, Burnley. We have been providing nursery care, out of school care and holiday care for over 15 years in the Padiham and Burnley area. 

The success of Padiwacks is based on the qualified, trained experienced staff who work directly with the children. Please read the information in the link about our  qualified staff .  We currently have over 190 families that use our service (as of December 2014).  

Our latest newsletter for November & December 2014 is available here .   You can also catch all our latest news on twitter or facebook if you click on the links.  You can search under Padiwacks Burnley Bees.

We believe in providing an open and honest service and our nursery fees start at only £40.00 per week.  All our fees are available on-line.  Our nursery has been rated good by OFSTED in April 2013.  You can view our inspection report here

You can call us on 01282 778018, email us at: or simply call in.. no appointment is necessary.


We actively work with Lancashire County Council (surestart) and participate in their quality standard award scheme. 

Our outside area area has been expanded and further work was completed in 2013 and upgraded in 2014.  The layout is designed to an excellent standard, covering all the areas of the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage). Our nursery has recently been rated to a very good standard by Surestart.

We have a qualified cook and we provide balanced healthy meals.   The food and hygiene rated at the highest score at padiwacks and you can view our menu’s here

We are open 52 weeks a year. We are open bank holidays (excluding Christmas, boxing day and New Years Day). Our opening hours are from 7:00am to 7:00pm. Our staff are experienced, caring and fully qualified to meet all the needs of your children.

We will continue to work hard to ensure that we provide an excellent service with our fully qualified professional teachers and nursery staff during 2014.

We look forward to seeing you.

Yours sincerely,

Colin Woodend
Registered Provider

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