Brooklands Childcare, First Avenue, Hindley opened in 1991 and was the first within the group to open. The nursery is registered with Ofsted and the Environmental Health Department, as well as implementing ISO quality management systems. The nursery is divided into two age groups which are: Toddlers 18 months-3 years. 28 children: 1-4 ratio Pre-School 3-4 years. 60 children: 1-8 ratio The nursery operates a five-day week (Mon-Fri), opening at 7.30am and closing at 6.00pm.