Mary Ellinger   Headteacher

Mary Ellinger


Welcome to The Royal Spa Nursery

We are a local authority nursery school situated in Queen’s Park, Brighton. We offer sessions for children from the term after their second birthday until they start school.

We are a friendly and diverse, nurturing and kind place where every child is special and is treated with care and respect. We passionately believe in providing the best quality education and care for your child and are pleased to be judged by Ofsted as an “outstanding” school.

Why choose the Royal Spa Nursery School?


Some info about us...

  • We are a local authority maintained school, celebrating 40 years this year.
  • We have beautiful, stunning grounds which the children and staff love.
  • We provide high quality early education and we are judged by Ofsted as an “outstanding “ school
  • We are led by a Headteacher and have a dedicated staff team of qualified teachers and nursery nurses.
  • The staff team are experienced, knowledgeable and have worked at the school a long time.

Our core value is kindness. Through kindness we value individuality, diversity, inclusion and friendship.

We value the love of learning, and are committed to learning through high quality play, supported by well trained adults.

Our Vision

Every child is special.

In our school we believe passionately in providing high quality education and care in a safe, secure and healthy environment where young children can thrive through stimulating, challenging, creative indoor and outdoor play.

We value a child centred approach where we promote positive attitudes to learning through nurturing and celebrating diversity, building self- esteem and confidence and fostering independence.

We are committed to establishing strong effective relationships between children, parents, carers and the wider community.

We aim to build on and consolidate a strong foundation for the life-long love of learning of every child.