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Playmates Private Daycare Nursery

Playmates Private Day Nursery is a family run business and has been established since 1993. We provide a caring, nurturing and safe environment for children aged from 0-5 years old. We have excellent facilities and equipment designed to stimulate all children, supported by a high ratio of highly qualified staff.

Our nursery is situated in a convenient central Hartlepool location. We provide flexible places, designed to fit around individual lifestyles and work commitments and school wrap around care.
Please contact us to discuss your requirements and to arrange a visit.

Why choose Playmates Private Day Nursery for your child?
Graded as 'OUTSTANDING' in our latest OFSTED inspection 2015
Fully secured nursery with CCTV throughout
Open 51 weeks a year
Free educational grants for 2,3 and 4 year olds
Flexible hours to suit individual needs
Individual dietary requirements catered for
5* awarded for excellent standards of Hygiene
Golden Apple Award for Healthy Eating
Hartlepool Healthy Early Years Award
Part of the Eat better, Start Better Scheme
At Playmates we see each child as an individual. We ensure that they receive the highest quality care whilst offering positive experiences, in which they can learn, develop and grow into confident children.
The nursery is well equipped with educational fun toys & games, writing, drawing, creative materials and sand & water facilities and sensory areas where children can benefit from the relaxed atmosphere, ICT area, construction corners, cosy & quiet areas for sleeping, books & reading areas, music song & rhyme area, ball pool, imaginative corner with small world toys and purpose built dens. We also take children on outings visiting local attractions.
All activities are focused around the 7 main areas of learning & each child’s individual interests.

BABY ROOM 0-1 years
Catering for up to 12 babies. The ratio’s of staff is 1 : 3 babies. Babies have access to their own outdoor area

TODDLER ROOM 1-2 years
Catering for up to 24 toddlers. The ratio’s of staff is 1 : 3 toddlers. The children have access to the outdoor play area for physical activities.

TWEENIE ROOM 2-3 years
Catering for up to 36 children. The ratio’s of staff is 1 : 4 children.
As each child’s concentration span lengthens, we offer a range of activities specific to this age range.
We offer 15 hours free care for children aged 2 years
The areas are set up to enable self-chosen activities in a child centred environment.
We aim to provide for children’s educational, physical, and social needs, whilst promoting every child's self confidence.

The pre-school unit caters for up to 32 children. The ratio’s of staff is 1 : 8 children.
Opened in 2011, our new pre-school unit as a registered provider of pre-school education, we deliver a planned curriculum, based around different topics to encourage children to develop their skills in the seven areas of learning, helping them achieve the early Learning Goals at the end of the Foundation Stage and to be prepared for entry into reception class.
Children aged 3-4 are entitled to take 15 hours free nursery education with us. We offer 30 hours funded entitlement to eligible 3 and 4 years olds.
Please ask for details.
We have achieved 'OUTSTANDING' in our latest OFSTED report in April 2015.

Additional needs information
Fully inclusive for children with S.E.N
Access ramps to front and rear of premises
Doors & toilets are wheelchair friendly
SENCO always available
Work in close partnership with other agencies
CCTV throughout
All specialist diets & allergies catered for
90% hold food hygiene / first aid certificates
5* stars in food hygiene rating

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Playmates Private Daycare Nursery


  • £25.00 AM session
    £24.00 PM session
    £42.50 FULL DAY
    £205.00 PER WEEK


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