Tynemouth Nursery




We are delighted to announce that Zone4kids at Whitley Lodge has been judged as outstanding, in all areas, for the second time, at its recent Ofsted inspection in March 2024!

Well done to Jayne Turnbull, Nursery Manager and her brilliant team who did on inspection day exactly what they do, day in, day out at nursery, provide outstanding childcare! A big thank you, to all the parents and children whose love for the nursery was so evident to the inspector. The inspection report can be read in the full story here:

Zone4kids Whitley Lodge Outstanding again



We are delighted to have been awarded a top 20 nationwide nursery group award for mid-size nursery groups for the third year running!

This award has been based on parents reviews received for all our settings over the last 12 months. The reviews have been fantastic and to be a top 20 nursery group in the UK is the ultimate accolade. We are very proud of this award and would like to congratulate all our staff for their hard work and dedication in helping us become a top 20 nursery group! In addition two of our nurseries, Billy Mill and Jesmond were rated in the top 20 nurseries in the North East of England!


We are delighted to be winners in the NMT Nursery Awards 2021

We are delighted to announce that TNG were winners at the 19th National NMT Nursery Awards. Finalists in 2 categories was an amazing achievement and our very own Area Manager won the award for best ‘Nursery Operations Manager’. Michelle after winning the award said , ” It is a great honour to win this award, the whole team at Tynemouth Nursery Group and Zone4kids, from the Directors to the apprentices, have all played their part in making this possible and I have to thank them all for their contribution and enthusiasm in making our nurseries a vibrant and stimulating environment to work in.”

Winners were presented with their trophies by host Shaun Williams at the high-profile Gala Night held on Saturday, 20th November 2021 at the Hilton London Metropole attended by almost 800 guests.

A big congratualtions to our very own Michelle Gascoigne, who has won the best ‘Nursery Operations Manager’ Award 2021.

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Our first virtual tour of Tynemouth Nursery – more to follow!

We have opened our first Forest School garden at Billy Mill – see it being made in this video!



We are Outstanding!

Congratulations to Zone4kids Whitley Lodge who have received an Outstanding judgement in their last Ofsted inspection, very well deserved!

Great news for Tynemouth Nursery Group

All our Nurseries and Out of School Clubs have been awarded the prestigious Millie’s Mark




Latest 30 hours free childcare fact sheet available here

‘Providing outstanding childcare in a warm, friendly and homely setting’

Tynemouth Nursery Group and Zone4kids are very special, known and respected throughout North Tyneside. We are the only locally owned chain with six great settings. Our highly qualified team provide the very best in child care and ensure that every child receives considerable individual attention to achieve their full potential and shine.

Please enjoy looking through this website, but don’t convince yourself before you have visited, with  seven settings to choose from in Tynemouth, Whitley Bay, North Shields, Wallsend and Jesmond please use our on line booking service to see for yourself the wonderful homely and special environment we have created for those most important early years of your children’s lives.

One thing we guarantee you will find , is lots of smiling faces.



New Nursery in Jesmond

Tynemouth Nursery at Jesmond

Tynemouth Nursery at Jesmond is our latest nursery, located at the prestigious Haldane House in Burdon Terrace. This beautiful building has helped create the wonderful homely feel that Tynemouth Nursery is renowned for.