This site has been set up for both prospective and current parents of First Friends and we hope you find it of use, however that does not mean we would not love to speak to you in person to answer any questions you may have.

About Us

First Friends has been set up with the sole purpose to provide first class quality childcare in the Kingswood, Mangotsfield and Emersons Green area.


We are very pleased to say that we have been awarded an OUTSTANDING grade by Ofsted

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Kind Words

  • We are very sorry to say goodbye to First Friends due to re-location. Emma, Rich and the team have looked after both our boys superbly. A and B have completely different characters, abilities and interests and yet the staff at FF were always able to stimulate and find appropriate interests for them. Especially the \"300 piece tricky puzzle\" which was completed over a number of days (or was it weeks?). They are both singing the \"Caterpillar son ...more

    Sarah L, Wiltshire

  • Thank you Emma and Rich for the fantastic support you have given my family over the years. Both children have thrived whilst in your care! Daniel\'s confidence soared in Holiday Tots and he always looked forward to coming in to see you and his friends!

    Verity, Emersons Green

  • Gracie has just started at First Friends and absolutley loves it. She runs in and doesn\\\'t look back. The most friendliest, caring and professional pre-school i could have ever wished for. Thankyou F.F team.

    Lorraine Crozier, Emersons Green

  • My grandaughter Ellie attended Holiday Tots and absolutely loved it, especially Mrs.Nichols\'s \"colourful toys\" she never wanted to leave at the end of the day and still talks fondly of the fun she had with Mrs.Nichols. She is looking forward to starting school in September but said she would rather be going to Mrs.Nichols new nursery. Emma and Rich are a genuine couple whos sole interest is the welfare and happiness of the children. I wish the ...more

    Karon Powell

  • Teddy attended both Barley Close Wrap Around Care and when he started school he went to Holiday Tots with Emma, Rich and their lovely staff. Teddy would really look forward to the holidays and we always felt he was in the best possible place, with lots of great things to do and learn. We where always kept informed of mile stones and achievements however small. We feel Teddy\'s confident, positive and enquiring way is down to his experiences in th ...more

    Janet & Gary Lawson, Emersons Green