The Monkey House Nursery School

The Monkey House Nursery School is a long established, reputable provider of childcare for pre school children from 2 years old.  It has been offering a home from home for children since 1996. Enjoying a prominent position within the quiet rural village of Mapledurwell conveniently situated just off the main A30 between Basingstoke and Hook. We provide parents with peace of mind and a place in which children are happy and well cared for.

Our dedicated staff care for all children and are committed to fostering the individual needs and talents of every child attending our setting, helping them develop the skills they need for life long learning. We provide a happy and relaxed atmosphere throughout the nursery and children attending The Monkey House Nursery School join an environment which is purposely structured to offer the security, happiness and care which a child would expect to experience at home. Due to our great location the children can enjoy walks in the countryside and lots of outdoor play. One day a week we all cook lunch together, we also enjoy Dance, Music and French lessons every week.

We would like to invite you to visit the Monkey House Nursery School and judge its quality and atmosphere. You will always be very welcome, so please take time to come and see for yourself.  We are currently updating our website and apologise that some of the information is out of date. We are also aware that our contact us page is not working, you can contact us by emailing

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Weekly activites

Our weekly activities includes lots of outdoor play and educational woodland fun, French lessons, baking and lots of arts and crafts. We also cook lunch together every Thursday which we then all enjoy eating.

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Want to see what else we get up to on a weekly basis? Join us at the play park, watch us cook, exploring our woodland area and learning important life skills or simply just monkeying around.

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News letter

April’s newsletter is here for you to read. We are pleased to announce that we are now open 9:00 till 15:00, 5 days a week with the addition of a breakfast club on a Thursday. To see our latest Ofsted report follow the link on the news page.

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We would like to express our overwhelming gratitude for all the help, guidance, kindness and true friendship you have given Daniel and indeed Joseph over the years.

- Richard

We think the Monkey House is the best!  Megan has matured and developed in so many ways.  We will both miss being part of what you have.

- Claire

Our little girl is so excited to be back at the Monkey House after her holiday. The staff are great and welcoming and they offer a safe and loving environment.

- Greg