Ragamuffins, Headless Cross, was established in 1994 and is located in a large detached house set in it’s own grounds on Rectory Road.
In 2005 Ragamuffins, Webheath, was established, which is located in a large Victorian house set in it’s own grounds on Birchfield Road.
Both nurseries have parking facilities and a rear garden with an all weather play area, natural resources area and a separate decked area for the babies.
Before school care is offered for children attending St Lukes First School at the Headless Cross nursery, and for children attending Webheath First School and Mount Carmel First School at the Webheath nursery.
Ragamuffins After School Club was established in 2008 on the site at St Lukes First School for children attending St Lukes First School, Mount Carmel First School and Astwood Bank First School.
Ragamuffins Holiday Club was also established in 2008 on the site at St Lukes First School for children attending any local school.
Our dedicated staff at Ragamuffins have comprehensive on going training and qualifications; some have Early Years degrees and are working towards their Early Years Professional Status. All staff are receipt of a clear Enhanced CRB check.
All settings are registered with Ofsted with Outstanding aspects and an overall rating of good.
For more information on any of our child care services, please do not hesitate to contact us.
At Ragamuffins we believe that every child is individual and respect and value their diversity.
We believe that every child can believe in themselves and become capable, confident and self assured.
We are committed to building strong relationships with children and their families so that they can learn to be independent from the security of a caring relationship.
We are committed to providing an environment where children can learn and explore new experiences, where all areas of learning are equally important and inter connected.
The nursery premises, equipment, curriculum and training are constantly reviewed and updated under the guidelines as laid down by the Early Years Foundation Stage and the Every Child Matters Outcomes for children.
We understand that children have different needs and we like to offer a settling period that may consist of two short sessions or one longer session, depending on the child. These are designed to help you and your child familiarise yourselves with the nursery and are a good opportunity for you to get to know the staff and for them to get to know you.
We recognise that the decision to leave your child in the care of others is a major one and we would love you to call in on us at any time to have a look around.
For professional child care in a home from home environment call Ragamuffins on 01527 540 321 or
01527 401 869