If you are looking for a small, friendly and professional nursery school set in a home environment which is run by a qualified teacher and graded ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, The Acorns in Lindfield is the nursery for you.  


The children aged 2+ have lots of fun as they learn in an environment where 'learning and laughter go hand in hand'.  The calm atmosphere of this home-based nursery, which has a lovely south facing back garden for the children to enjoy, provides a gentle stepping stone between the child’s home and big school.


Children usually settle very quickly as parents feel relaxed and confident that their children will be safe and well cared for. Janet and her team are passionate about providing the best possible outcomes for each of the children who attend. Children who come to The Acorns in Lindfield can also spend one or two days at Westmeston Acorns. This builds their confidence and self-esteem in a larger environment and develops their social skills and team work as they prepare for their transition to school.



Having opened the nursery school in 1985, Janet is delighted that she now has children in the nursery school whose parents were former pupils themselves. They remember the happy times they had at The Acorns and are keen for their children to experience them too.


Offering childcare before and after the nursery school day on a regular or ad hoc basis through our breakfast and after-school club, The Acorns in Lindfield provides a flexible childcare programme that parents really appreciate and where children flourish.

Opening hours

Full Opening hours:

Monday -Friday 8am-6pm

Nursery School day:


Childcare available:

8am-9am and 3pm -6pm on a regular or adhoc basis

Option of half days or full days  for 2 year olds:

9am-12.30pm or 12.30pm-3pm

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