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About us
Welcome to Ankerville Nurseries

Ankerville House Nursery was established in 1999 with Ankerville Baby Unit following in 2003 and the purpose built Ankerville Alness following in 2007.

Carol MacRae, owner and founder has more than 30 years experience working with pre-school children and as a mother herself understands the importance of a happy nursery education.

Ankerville Nurseries has grown from a single nursery offering just 15 places to a 3 site operation with space for 169 children and over 50 staff.

Carol is still very involved in the running of all three nurseries and ensures she understands the needs of each and every child in Ankerville's care.

If you require and further information please do not hesitate to contact Carol or one of her staff on 01349 886520.

Ankerville Nursery is regulated by the Care Inspectorate to ensure that we achieve the highest standard of “care and education” for all children who attend.

What happens if I am delayed collecting my child?
Sometimes parents are unavoida ...

How do I know my child will be safe and secure?
All our staff, care, domestic ...

What will the children be given to eat and drink?
Children are offered a carbohy ...

What happens if my child is taken ill at the Nursery?
If your child is taken ill at ...

What are your charges?
Please refer to the main fees ...

If I have a complaint, what should I do?
We always want to hear if you ...

When is the Nursery open?
We are open Monday to Friday f ...

How many staff will there be, and what is the staff/child ratio?
The staff/child ratio depends ...

Care Inspectorate  Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Education
Ankerville Nurseries
Riverside Drive, Alness, Ross-shire IV17 0PG
Telephone: 01349 886520
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