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Private Day Nurseries. These are OFSTED registered privately run nurseries which usually offer a variety of different sessions. Usually they are open from 8am to 6pm although some may do extended hours, and are open throughout the year other than public holidays.
Pre-Schools usually offer sessional care for children from the age of 2 to 5. They often work only in term-time, and in most cases offer funded provision for 3 and 4 year olds. They will be OFSTED registered and you can usual pay for top up sessions if you need more than the funded sessions. These are often but not always attached to a pre-school although attendance does not guarantee a place at the primary school.
Registered Childminders These are OFSTED regulated childcare professionals who look after children in their own home. They are usually flexible and may be able to offer school drop offs and pick ups. Hours will vary however most will do at least 8.30am-5.30pm.
Nannies & Baby Sitters. These carers are not necessarily OFSTED registered and would look after your children in your own home. Prices and experience varies greatly so do your research and get recommendations from people that you know well.
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A Nursery School based in the same building as Skipton Children’s Centre.
Skipton BD23 2ES
Tel: 01609 797052
“Since 1992, we have offered a unique combination of excellent quality, child-centred preschool education and flexible daycare from birth to 14 years. Situated at the heart of the village of Embsay, we believe the education and care we provide is truly special. Ofsted think so too and found us outstanding in all areas when they inspected.”
Skipton BD23 6RQ
Tel: 01756 793286
Ideally located for people getting onto each bypass around Skipton. This is a 68 place Nursery for under 5’s and a School Holiday Club for children aged 5 – 10 years. Four separate rooms on one floor (holiday club in a separate area). Outdoor play area, as well as a garden. Offering Government funding.
49 Broughton Road
Tel: 01756 700956
A 64 place Nursery located in the centre of Skipton. With four rooms over two floors – Babies, Toddlers, 2 – 3 years and Preschool. A bright and exciting Nursery for children to develop between the age of birth and five years. Each child has their own designated member of staff. Offering the government funding.
Tel: 01756 799339
“We want to make this as easy as possible, by providing individual care, in an environment which offers all the comforts of home and gives children the opportunity to grow and develop. We care for children aged 4 months to 5 years – with a dedicated baby unit.”
19-21 Regent Road,
Tel: 01756 792704
Set in the village of Carleton near Skipton, providing care for children aged from 3 months to 5 years. Based in a fantastic location, in beautiful, natural surroundings. We pride ourselves on our care and but additionally on our outdoor space that allows children to explore, play and learn in a natural setting.
Carla Beck Ln,
Skipton BD23 3BU
Phone: 01756 796323