Olive Tree Nursery offers FREE childcare to 2 -5 year olds (conditions apply to 2 year olds).
63A Colne Road Burnley BB10 1LJ Lancashire
Call Us01282 835493

About Us

About The Olive Tree Nursery

Olive Tree Nursery is a homely, stimulating and child centered early years environment. Our small nursery offers an exclusive learning experience for children aged 2 years to school age

Olive Tree Nursery provides the children with a wide range of child centered curricular activities. The staff pride themselves on offering regular outdoor activities such as:

  • Gardening
  • Archery
  • Local walks
  • Regular trips to museums, farms, parks and library.

Our latest Ofsted Report (2016) can be found here


At Olive Tree Nursery

we understand that it is crucial to support, nurture and value each child, as well as have strong participation links and excellent communication with the child, their family and the dedicated staff within the Nursery.


We encourage autonomous play, both within the carefully created nursery rooms, and in the fully enclosed, outdoor environment which includes play area and private allotment.

  • We put children first
  • We create a quality nursery environments
  • We encourage an honest, open culture


This nursery did everything they could do accommodate my complex needs. Manager was super helpful! Would recommend to everyone.

Parent of child in toddler room

Fantastic! Very interesting and learnt lots of ideas! Would attend again. Thanks to all the staff!

Attendee of stay and play sessions

I enjoyed the session. The first thing I will do is make playdough at home with my child.

Attendee of stay and play sessions

Thank you to all the staff in Big Olives. My darling little one is so sad to leave and will miss you all 🙁 Wish you all the best for the future and hope you get the outstanding you’re working towards! You’re outstanding in my eyes!

Parent of child in preschool

Very informative coffee session! Definitely an eye opener on healthy eating. This changed my child’s diet plan.

Attendee of coffee sessions


Our nursery policies are available to view in the nursery office. Please see the manager or a member of staff to view our policies in nursery.
Some of our policies can be found below:
Opening Hours:

Our opening times are 8:45am till 3:30pm.

Morning Session

8:45am – 11:45am

Lunch Time Cover

11:45am – 12:30pm

Afternoon Session

12:30pm – 3:30pm

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