The nursery is divided into areas to enable the children to interact with those of a similar age, although they do have the opportunity to play with other children, in particular to be close to their siblings. Activities range from free play, where the children can choose to play with their favourite toys, and planned activities that are more structured and age appropriate.

Russell Nursery School has two nurseries situated in Birmingham. Both nurseries provide care for children Monday to Friday with a qualified teacher within the staff. The nursery offers the early years curriculum for all ages, and computer access… more

The club also looks after your child when school finishes. Depending on your child's age, they are either collected from class or make their own way to the club. Generally the clubs are on school premises. Prices vary from £2-8 per hour. Sessions are normally booked in advance.

St Paul’s Day Nursery is a caring nursery,allowing children to take control of their own learning and playing experiences to grow and develop at a pace and style suitable to them. The nursery has four age specific rooms fitted with appropriate toys,… more

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Cotton Tails Day Nursery provide private day care for children 0-5 years old. The nursery is open Mon – Fri 7.30 -6.00 52 weeks of the year excluding bank holidays. Cotton Tails has been rated OUTSTANDING in its last two Ofsted reports, and staff… more

Cotton Tails Too provide private day care for children 0-5 years old. The nursery is open Mon – Fri 7.30 -6.00 52 weeks of the year excluding bank holidays. Cotton Tails has been rated OUTSTANDING in its last two Ofsted reports, and staff pride themselves… more

Bright Kids At Northfield in Birmingham provides a large and comfortable play environment for children aged from birth to eleven years all on one site. Fully Ofsted registered for 64 nursery and 16 out of school club children youngsters all have their… more

Stepping Stones Nursery is located in Great Barr in the West Midlands, providing care and education for children from the local community. A team of skilled early year's professionals provide a learning environment fill of creative and educational… more

Peepo Day Nursery offer a day care service for children aged between three-months and five-years-old and out of school wrap around care for school aged children. Caring, knowledgeable staff provide a stimulating, fun environment for children with… more

Footsteps Day Care, in Birmingham, supports strong learning progress with stimulating activities with the benefit of secure indoor and outdoor environments. The friendly team works closely with parents, even having their own forum to make for healthy… more

ACP Early Years has been purposely developed to address day care needs in the local community. With the balance of stimulating resourceful activities and good interaction from practitioners, Children can get that very important start in life. Its… more

Kings Heath Grange Day Nursery employs a team who are dedicated to helping each child develop as an individual, making the most of a warm and homely interior in order to inspire early years learning. The nursery takes its community reputation seriously,… more

These clubs generally provide activities for children aged 5-12 years. Staff have been CRB checked and normally hold certificates such as Child Protection and First Aid.

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Little Scallywags Day Nursery Shard End has been providing childcare services since 2014. Located in Longmeadow Crescent, the nursery is split into five separate spacious rooms and has a team of experienced staff who provide early years childcare and… more

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Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 9:00am to 5:00pm Telephone: 0121 303 1888

With each child’s interests placed at the heart of staff's planning, a day at Banana Moon Day Nursery in Moseley, passes quickly. Yes, time really does fly when you're having fun, with children learning through play. Messy play, role playing,… more

Holiday clubs are a form of child care that provides cover during school holidays. These vary in price from £30-75 per week. The clubs offer activities such as sports, arts and crafts, music and dance. Birmingham City Council's website provides more information.

Court Oak Kindergarten is a Harborne nursery that is conveniently located for parents in the local community to source expert childcare while pursuing their own busy lives. Within the nursery itself a skilled team of professionals pursue age-specific… more

Child 1st Solihull is a purpose built nursery that boasts a whole range of child friendly features; from under floor heating to the windows which go from floor to ceiling, from well-lit modern rooms, to there being no stairs and lots of changing and… more

Do you want better quality and choice of childcare at a lower cost? So does National Day Nurseries Association! Our Childcare Challenge calls on the Government to make a real difference for families and childcare providers. Are you with us? Sign up and show your support at www.ndna.org.uk/childcarechallenge

At Banana Moon Day Nursery in Northfield, children are looked after by caring staff. Their protection comes with the help of CCTV and a finger print entry system. Parents and carers' fingerprints are registered as part of this process. Children… more

Situated in Birmingham on the outskirts of Edgbaston, within Hallfield School, Hallfieldfirst and Pre-Prep offers outstanding quality childcare and education in a fun and vibrant setting. Staff work closely with parents to ensure that each child… more

The Nest Nursery Gunter Road operates from designated rooms within Pype Hayes Children's Centre, part of the Gunter Primary School complex in Birmingham. The nursery provides high-quality childcare and education for children from birth to eight years. Experienced… more

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This nursery has a wonderful warm, homely atmosphere and lots of facilities for you and your child to enjoy.............. * A beautiful garden has recently been refurbished to create a free-flow outdoor classroom for children to explore freely. * Self… more

Copper Beech Day Nursery offers a caring, family, friendly environment, which enables children to develop and thrive in a safe and secure atmosphere. There are six playrooms over two floors of the nursery and a spacious garden. Parents are assured their… more

Bright Swans Day Nursery opened its doors in September 2013, offering a caring, safe and fun environment for children aged from 6 weeks to 5 years. The nursery building spans across four large rooms and a spacious outdoor area that is utilised to its… more

The Nest Nursery Wood End provides a high quality, nursery for children from birth to five-years-old. The Nest Nursery is a nature nursery with an emphasis on discovery learning and outdoor play. It has a wonderful old established garden, full of… more

More information about finding suitable nurseries is available on Birmingham City Council's website.

Jumping Jacks Day Nursery, in Birmingham, has a vibrant interior and pleasant outdoor play environment ideal for early years learning. A versatile facility includes half-acre grounds with an organic fruit & veg polytunnel, while the nursery is also part… more

Norfolk House Nursery in Harborne Road, Edgbaston, provides childcare and early years education to children aged from three months to five years in a happy and fun environment. Situated on the Calthorpe Estate, the nursery is set in a large building… more

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Distances given are in a straight line from the centre of Birmingham but travel routes may be longer.

Au pairs/nannies live in your home and provide child care services. Au pairs are often employed by an agency, are short term and cheaper than nannies. Nannies are often paid more as they are qualified and have more experience. This form of child care can also accommodate siblings.

Elms Day Nursery is a converted Grade II listed building, that has won recognition for being a healthy setting and works in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage. The interior has age specific areas that include a sleeping area, play room, baby… more

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Nurseries look after children up to the age of five. All day nurseries have to be registered with the Government and inspected by Ofsted. Normally these are open for the majority of the day - usually 7.30am-6pm, although some may vary. Nurseries charge from £100 to £250 per week, some offering part-time sessions.