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Early Years and Pre-School


I have a child with these specified needs - which childcare provisions can take him/her?

We give information on the availability of physical facilities and room sizes, noise levels etc, but do not recommend placements to specific settings.

What is the difference between a Day Nursery, Pre-school, Playgroup, Crèche, parent and toddler Group?

  • Day Nursery - offers Full Day care. 
  • Pre-School/Playgroup/Crèche - offers sessional care, usually 2½ hours. 
  • Parent and Toddler Group - parents stay with children.

What parent and toddler provisions are available in my area?

We can give you the information or you can contact the children's information service.

Where can I get a list of childcarers in my area?

Go this web link, Childcare Options on the Ealing.gov website

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