Day nurseries:

  • care for children from six weeks to five years old
  • open for a continuous period of four hours or more
  • opening hours tend to be 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday
  • costs vary between each nursery
  • some have an out of school club/holiday scheme for school-aged children
  • most offer free early education to two, three and four-year-olds

You must contact the nursery directly to check that their service meets your childcare needs.

Find a day nursery near you