Gilmerton Nursery Team

Lauren Peacock, the Nursery Manager and our dedicated and highly qualified team ensure that every day is fun, interesting and rewarding at Gilmerton Nursery.

Gilmerton nursery is the smallest nursery in our group so has a real family fell, whilst still providing the same high standards of childcare. It is based in a great location on Fernie hill Road. We are situated next door to the Fernie hill doctor’s surgery. We are a 2 minute walk from the following Lothian bus routes-3,7,18 and 29. We are 5 minutes drive from the Royal Infirmary Hospital, and we offer a 10% discount to all NHS employees.

The building was a childcare setting since we acquired it in 2008 we have transformed the space into a modern, open plan nursery offering the very best environment for young children to develop and grow.

We are close to Craig our and Gracemount local primary schools and the nursery is well placed for parents living locally Gilmerton or commuting into Royal infirmary hospital. There is park on the street so parents can drop off and collect safely. The nursery has always aiming to achieve the highest possible grades from Care inspectorate and we received Good for Quality of Care & Support and environment in our last inspection in August 2018, which we credit to our fantastic team

We offer outstanding childcare for children aged from 0 to 5 years, with 48 registered childcare places. We are open 7.30am – 6pm, Monday to Friday

Finally Katrina Weir our Operational Director visits all nurseries weekly, supporting nurseries with training and developing their teams, mentoring all Managers with day- to - day issues and sharing good practice. 

Lauren Peacock

Nursery Manager

Lauren Peacock

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Susan Campbell

Senior Practitioner

Susan Campbell

Early Learning Room

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Nicky Dastkhordi

Head Chef

Nicky Dastkhordi

for Eskbank, Lasswade and Gilmerton

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Katrina Weir

Operational Director

Katrina Weir

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Pinocchio's Children’s Nurseries are a group of 5 award winning children's nurseries across Edinburgh & Midlothian.

We currently have purpose built day nurseries in Eskbank, Lasswade, Penicuik, Heriot Watt and Gilmerton.

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