Sheerness Neighbourhood Nursery is a secure purpose built setting based in the Seashells Children's Centre providing Kent Quality Mark accredited childcare. Facilities include: - Five play rooms - Kitchen with in-house catering - Extensive, safety… more

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Seymour House Day Nursery Schools have been providing outstanding education and care for over 25 years. The Nursery on Salcott Crescent is a contemporary purpose designed Nursery School, set in over half an acre within the Wick. The Nursery has 3 age… more

Hi I am a registered childminder in Shoeburyness I have been a childminder for 11 years and have my nvq level 3 in childcare and development … more

Lilliput Village Children's Nursery, from the Sunhill Day Care portfolio, is well-respected by parents in the Basildon community who have used the service and been able to see their child's learning and growth develop in a satisfying manner in preparation… more

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Royal Village Day Nursery is a NHS owned day nursery which is open all year round for full day care.

Hello my name is Mel and I am a network Ofsted Registered Childminder and Babysitter in the Southend on Sea area. I live in the Thorpe … more

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I am a network accredited childminder with 11 years experience. I care for children from 3 months to 11 years. I have a current pediatric … more

The Day Nursery, in Wickford, offers extensive grounds and spacious rooms that are tailored to the different stages of a child's development. The owners are keen to embrace new technology in order to achieve an efficient service and enhance the learning… more

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Find a day nursery in South Essex. Day nurseries offer full day care for babies as young as 3 months up to school-aged children in a safe, age-appropriate, stimulating environment.

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My Name is Ruth I cover the southchurch ,Southend-on-Sea Essex area .I have been registered for nearly 2 years, after working as a Senior … more

North Weald Pre-School & Day Nursery is a bright, spacious and modern day nursery, pre-school and after school club for children aged 3…

VACANCIES AVAILABLE for 1 under 5 and 1 5-8 year Close to SOUTHCHURCH HALL and SOUTHEND EAST STATION, suitable for Commuters. THORPE … more

Asquith Basildon Day Nursery & Pre-School is situated in the popular David Lloyd Leisure Club behind Festival Leisure Park. We are rated…

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Showing the 50 nearest Day Nurseries to the centre of Southend-on-Sea.

A safe, friendly and fun place for you and your child Learning through indoor and outdoor play activities A well-qualified, kind and caring…


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Established in 2006, Little Footprints is a family-run day nursery located in the beautiful playing fields of Thundersley Primary School. They received an 'Outstanding' Ofsted classification in 2013, and list below extracts from the report: "Overall… more

If you are looking for childcare there can be many different options to choose from. These can be either full or part time and include nurseries, Childminders and pre-schools, as well as breakfast and after school clubs.

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Ladybird Nursery is open to all and is situated in the grounds of Southend Hospital. Children attending the nursery can enjoy and learn…

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Little Stars Day Nursery provides high quality childcare and education though play. We hope you’ll be happy in our relaxed, safe and happy…

Whether you’re looking for a new career or wish to improve your qualifications in childcare we can help. Caring for children is one of the most important, rewarding and challenging careers you could choose. Our courses will support you in improving standards when working with children and families and provide you with the necessary knowledge, skills and confidence to increase your career prospects.