Skip to main content

Service summary

Playmates Private Daycare Nursery

Graded OUTSTANDING by OFSTED 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 Special 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. PRE-SCHOOL UNIT 3-5 years 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 SANITIZING HANDGEL THROUGHOUT CCTV throughout All special diets & allergies catered for 90% hold food hygiene / first aid certificates 5* stars in food hygiene rating


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


Physical Environment Accessibility

Are your premises accessible?

Other Accessibility

You you cater for religious/cultural needs?
Please give further details

We follow parents requests for vegetarian or cultural food choices.

Is a referral required to access your service?