Kids Planet

Kids Planet is the University's third party nursery supplier, responsible for the operation of Bradmore Road, Jack Straws Lane, Mansion House, The Triangle and Woodstock Road nurseries.

Kids Planet was chosen following a rigorous tender process, supported by the University's procurement department. A number of representatives were on the selection panel, including an education specialist from the Department of Education, parents of children currently in nursery, members of the Childcare Services Steering Group and the former Head of Childcare Services.

Kids Planet is the third largest nursery group in the UK. Further information about the company can be found here.


Kids Planet use i-Connect software to log observations, share photos and record next steps for children. Think of it like an online learning journey! Parents are able to access their child's information via an app called ParentZone, which also allows for two-way communication between parents and nursery. Further information, including Kids Planet's policy on online safety, can be found here.