A devoted mother founded Circus in 1997 because she needed to work and wanted to remain with her baby each day.


Our chef – who has a baby at Circus – cooks fresh, nutritious meals on site and supports local food suppliers.

Home and Garden

A beautiful Regency home from home with a large flourishing garden near Cheltenham centre and Pitville Park.

Exceptionally Qualified

We are a National and Local Award Winning and accredited “Five to Thrive”, SENCO and Early Years Professional setting, able to monitor and track your child’s development and behaviour to support each child’s optimal learning and development.

Circus is Family

We have a loyal, happy team, most of whom have grown with us like family over many years and share our passion.


We will be pioneering “moments of mindfulness” in nursery and pre-school, learning strategies for calm in life.

One Stop Setting & Service

No hidden charges. Our fees cover all snacks, meals, nappies, accessories, and baby formula milk, during the non-funded hours.

Free Funding

As a setting offering the 30 hours FREE Funding from September 2017, we encourage to book your child into pre school now, as this will be subject to availability

Excelling in Childcare


Children progress through the nursery on a journey of experience and learning.


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Latest News

Spring Newsletter

Spring Newsletter

Spring is such a wonderful time at nursery. It is always a joy to teach the children about what the season brings. There are so many opportunities to create awe and wonder for our children. The world around us is awakening and coming into new life and so is our nursery, so here is some information on what this season will bring us at Circus…..

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Yummy Food at the Circus

Yummy Food at the Circus

One important factor, high on parents list is the menu and quality of food offered to the children. At Circus, as a daily array of beautiful aromas diffuse throughout the setting, we can safely say this is a high priority and focus. Our head chef Kerry, aptly...

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Diamond Rush – Team Circus

Diamond Rush – Team Circus

We are thrilled to share the news that Team Circus found a diamond in the charity Beards Diamond Rush which took place yesterday and are going to donate the value £1000 to both Motor Neurone Disease and Maggies Center. Inspired by Mark Morris who is suffering from a...

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