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Private Day Nurseries

Private day nurseries are mostly run as a private business looking after children between the ages of 6 weeks to 5 years old. Some are based in children's centres and workplaces.

Search for a local private day nursery

Opening hours can vary, but are typically Monday to Friday from 7am to 7pm.

A private day nursery might be for you if:

  • You need childcare virtually all year round.
  • Your hours fit with their opening times.
  • You want your child to have access to different toys, equipment and stimulation.
  • Your child is ready for new experiences.

    Ofsted inspections

    Ofsted regularly inspects all private day nurseries, to assess their strengths and highlight areas for improvement.

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