Mission Statement


To provide quality care and education to young children.

Remain child focused creating relationships that will embed on a child’s memory. Provide a good foundation to each individual child’s education that will be built upon over a life time.


Everyday we embark on a child’s adventure seeing the world through their eyes and sharing the experience laughing along the way whilst focusing on their every little developmental milestone.

Management Structure

David Williams (Director) 


David, director of The Orchard Private Day Nurseries Ltd and father of four set up the first nursery 104 in 1993.

Working hands on for 25 years within the business it has been a pleasure to see many children grow into educated adults.

Children from the past are now returning with their own children wanting them to experience what they did as a child.

Rachel Gilbert (General Manager)


Rachel has been qualified for 25 years and has 17 years of management experience.

Rachel is a long serving staff member here at the nursery and has cared for and educated hundreds of children over the years. Some of the children Rachel has looked after are still in contact with her. Sharing their life experiences.

Rachel loves to hear about what they have achieved in life and takes pleasure in knowing she has helped to provide a good foundation to children’s futures.

Management Team


Director: David Williams

General Manager: Rachel Gilbert


104 Derby Road

Manager:  Kelly

Deputy: Zareen

Senior: Charlotte


92 Derby Road

Manager: Rachael

Deputy: Abbie

Senior: Claire



129 Derby Road

Manager: Natalie

Deputy: Donna

Senior: Charlotte



Accounts: Louise

HR: Jayne

Are you eligible for help to pay for your childcare?

The Government helps many families with childcare costs, whether you have toddlers or teens, you could get support.

Visit The Childcare Choices website (https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk/) to find out more about what you are eligible to receive and how to make childcare as cost effective as possible.

Get in Touch

The Orchard Day Nurseries Ltd

104 Derby Road,Chellaston, Derby, DE73 6RF.

Email: Admin@orcharddaynurseries.co.uk

© The Orchard Day Nursery 2015