Day Nurseries are:
- Open between the hours of 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday all year round (excluding Bank Holidays).
- Required to register with Ofsted.
- Access free entitlement funding for 2,3 & 4 year olds.
- Offer part time and full time care.
- Inspected by Ofsted to ensure they provide a safe and stimulating environment for the children they care for.
- Required to follow the EYFS for all children from birth to the term following their 5th Birthday
- Some offer after school and/or holiday care.
- Ages around 3 months to 5 years.
- You may be entitled to help with childcare costs through the Inland Revenue Tax Credits