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

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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Gascoigne's Graduation!

We're proud of our little graduates

20th Aug 2020

Gascoigne's Baby Snails

So many have hatched!

14th Aug 2020

Gascoigne Painted Planets

Paper-mache fun!

6th Aug 2020

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.