This Chestnut Nursery School is another of our nurseries based in Barking, and is just over the road from Chestnut Nursery School The Maples. We are a purpose-built nursery housing a fantastic, large outdoor area for your child to play and develop while also experiencing nature through our forest school ethos. We have a large number of staff members, all highly qualified and enthusiastic to care for wonderful children, so why not book a visit and have a look around?

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Our Location

Find out where we are based


The Coverdales, Barking, Essex, IG11 7HQ

Contact Number

02087 241539

Email Address

[email protected]

Bus Routes

62, 173, 287, 386, 687

Nearest Station


Opening Times

Find out when our nursery opens and closes

Monday 08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 18:00
Thursday 08:00 - 18:00
Friday 08:00 - 18:00

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Enjoying arts and crafts

25th Apr 2022

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4th Apr 2022

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Manager & Deputy Manager


Mandy Duncombe

Manager, Chestnut Nursery Schools Gascoigne

My name is Mandy Duncombe I have been working in childcare since I left college many years ago. I am level 5 qualified in childcare and management, I have been working for Chestnuts for 3 and half years. I love working with children as I enjoy seeing them grow and develop into confident, independent and happy young people.


Summer Bayne

Deputy Manager, Chestnut Nursery Schools Gascoigne

My name is Summer, I am Level 3 qualified in childcare, I also hold a Level 3 qualification in team leading. I have been working in childcare for 14 years. I enjoy and love working with children - everyday is a new experience and I love being part of their key early development, it gives me a sense of joy and happiness to be a part of an amazing learning process.