About us

Established in September 2001, we operate from The Village Hall, Shorts Road, Fair Oak. Graded as “outstanding” in all areas by Ofsted (May 2017), we are registered for children from age 2 years to Rising 5s. Our staff team are qualified to Level 3 or above and share a passion for working in Early Years.

We offer an extensive education and transition programme from joining Happy Days to starting school. We have excellent links with the local schools. Our Rising 5 group held once a week (January to July) is specifically for children starting school and focuses on school readiness skills.

Session times

Term time onlyOpen between:
Tuesday9.15am to 12.45pm
Wednesday9.15am to 12.45pm
9.15am to 3.45pm Jan to July (Rising 5 session)
Thursday9.15am to 3.45pm
Friday9.15am to 3.00pm

Our Aims and Mission

We aim to deliver the best possible early years learning and development experiences for our children. By focusing on the ‘unique child’ and our key relationships with the children, we pride ourselves on offering an innovative, friendly and safe environment.

We aim to encourage a ‘curiosity approach’ which enables our children to learn through play.

We aim to provide an environment that ensures equality of opportunity for all children and families.


“I can’t thank all the staff at Happy Days enough for all they have done for my son over the past year. They are extremely welcoming, we were always greeted with a smile. Most importantly my son felt secure and safe there and had a very strong bond with his key worker. My son has grown in confidence and personality and has learnt so much since being at Happy Days. He loved going there and always had a big grin on his face at the end of each day. We will miss going to Happy Days and i will certainly be back again with my youngest. Thank you for everything”.

Happy Days Parent.

Happy Days in Fair Oak is absolutely amazing. The staff are so friendly and helpful. My grandchildren have all been there over the last four years and have enjoyed it so much, are always happy to go and one of them cries as he doesn’t go on a Friday. Would have no hesitation in recommending Fair Oak Happy Days

Happy Days Grandparent.

“My son went to Happy Days (Fair Oak) and I can’t thank them enough for being so great with him, he loved being there and it was nice knowing my son was in safe loving hands, considering he wasn’t the easiest child, the care and support received was phenomenal, not to forget the bonds he developed with Sue and some of the other staff. Since then, I keep hearing how amazing Happy Days still is. Outstanding”.

Happy Days Parent.