Horton Day Nursery and Nursery School

Horton General Hospital, Oxford Road, Banbury, Oxon. OX16 9AL

Tel: 01295 229083


Our Location

Situated at the Horton Hospital, with its own access road and parking facilities. Established in 1996, the nursery is located in a purpose designed building, which offers full nursery facilities and equipment in a modern, but homely environment. The nursery has a large garden area which is mainly turfed, with a safety play surface for climbing equipment and a paved area.

Our Nursery

We Provide

Registered day care for children between the ages of 3 months to 5 years. We are open between 7am and 6pm (earlier start/later finish by arrangement), Monday to Friday, 51 weeks a year, excluding bank holidays. Lunch, high tea, plus all snacks and drinks are provided. We offer a daily vegetarian option and will cater for special dietary needs. Baby formula and all first weaning foods are provided; breast-feeding mothers are also accommodated. A discreet CCTV system is installed in all rooms, monitored by the Nursery Manager, to provide extra security and to ensure the environment is running at its best at all times.


The Horton Day Nursery provides healthy balanced meals for the children every day. Fresh fruit and vegetables are offered daily, milk is given at snack time and water is available to the children throughout the day. We also offer a daily vegetarian option and will cater for special dietary needs.



Jessica Mills has management responsibility for Horton Day Nursery and Nursery School. Jessica joined the nursery in 2013 with a BSc degree (US) in Early Childcare Education and UK Early Years Professional Status. Jessica worked as a kindergarten teacher in the United States before moving to England in 2008. She has worked in a day nursery setting ever since, and in a managerial role since 2011.

Aurora focus on providing high quality childcare for working parents, by providing a flexible service, which accommodates both their individual needs and those of their children.