Salon Fifty

First Friends is a purpose built, 60 place nursery based at the College’s Henley Campus. It aims to support students to access educational studies and provide onsite childcare for college staff. Spaces for families in the community are available but limited.

Opening times:

  • Term Time:
    Mon – Thur 8:30am – 5:30pm  |  Fri 8:30am – 4:45pm
  • Non Term Time:
    Mon – Thur 8:30am – 5pm  |  Fri 8:30am – 4:30pm

The nursery has four different indoor play and learning spaces, plus a large outdoor play area:

  • Baby room
  • Inbetweenies
  • Tweenie toddler room
  • Preschool room

Staff are passionate about providing high quality early years education, and we pride ourselves on taking the time to get to know each child, to bond with them and identify their strengths and areas that need scaffolding to support their progress.

The First Friends team is well established and have dedicated areas of knowledge which is all backed up by continual professional development, allowing us to offer the most up to date information to parents.

To find out whether First Friends has spaces available, please call 02476 791050 or email