Excuse the mess...

…our children are making memories!


We love to read

and escape to far away lands!



Outstanding outdoor areas which have been commended by Ofsted.

Happy Kids on bridge, Rotherham Day Nursery, Happy Kids East Dene

Getting the right skills

Happy Kids are ready for school

Happy Kids are ready for school, Happy Kids East Dene, Day nursery Rotherham

Happy Kids East Dene, Rotherham, is conveniently located near the A630, just off mushroom roundabout.

Offering high quality early education and childcare for 2,3 and 4 year olds.

Inside, you will find a homely “hygge” environment where children settle easily and feel comfortable in the beautiful environment full of outstanding resources that will engage and challenge your child.

Our outdoor area is truly special and one of the best in Rotherham.  The outstanding natural resources and equipment cover all areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage. Forest School activities are part of our curriculum at Happy Kids and are provided to all children with no extra charge.  Many studies show how learning outdoors can help strong academic outcomes and children’s happiness.

Please feel free to book a show around to see our beautiful nursery for yourself.

East Dene, Rotherham

Please join us in nursery to enjoy a book together

At Happy Kids, we are passionate about reading. Please feel free to join us in nursery for a story with the children. This is a great opportunity to watch our practitioners use their knowledge and skills to engage the children in stories. Just speak to your nursery manager and we can invite you join when […]

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Term dates

For your information: Nursery is closed for the following bank holidays: Monday 27th May, Monday 26th August Holidays for term time contracts, fee paying sessions can be booked through Michelle at Happy Kids Clifton. May half term holidays run from Monday 27th May to Friday 31st May. Summer holidays start on Monday 22nd July.

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What our parents say…

“You are all great and Alfie loves it here.” “Darcie loves coming and would come every day if she could.” “Thank you so much to all staff and friends at happy kids east dene for making brooke’s time there special. She is going to miss you all loads but is excited to go to big […]

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What Ofsted say…

“Children are making good progress in relation to their starting points. Moreover, where children’s starting points are below those of other children their age, assessments show they are improving and the gap is closing. Teaching is good and practitioners support children’s active learning, as they encourage them to choose their activities and stimulate their interests. […]

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