Happitots Nursery (part of the Bertram Nursery Group) takes children between the ages of 6 weeks and 5 years.

The Nursery is based on campus and is accessed by a separate, secure entrance.

Happitots Nursery is an approved nursery within the South Lanarkshire Childcare Partnership.


The Care Commission inspected the nursery in 2014

Care Commission Inspectorate Report

Nursery Inspection Report 2012

QI Letter 2012 (2)

Education Scotland have recently inspected the Nursery and awarded the following grades:

  • Improvements in performance – GOOD
  • Children’s experiences – GOOD
  • Meeting learning needs – VERY GOOD
  • The curriculum – GOOD
  • Improvement through self-evaluation – GOOD


The full report letter is available on

Please contact Tracy Shields, Nursery Manager, on 01355 807312 for more information.


Application forms are available from the Nursery and the Advice Centre.

Click here to download

Nursery Brochure

Happitots Registration Form

Help with the cost of childcare

If you are a student at the College, you may be eligible to apply for help with the cost of registered childcare.   Assistance maybe available for those periods when you are in a timetabled class or on a timetabled work placement if these costs are not already covered by Tax Credits, DWP Lone Parent Grant, Government funded childcare places.  Funds are cash limited and there is a maximum amount payable.

Application forms are available from the Nursery and Advice Centre and further information on childcare funding is available through the link.