Day Nurseries with full day care in Dorset

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Jumping Jellybeans Pre-School

St Paul's Church Hall, Culliford Crescent, Canford Heath, Poole BH17 9DY

Jumping Jellybeans Pre-school practice relates to the philosophy of Reggio Emilia. It is a socio-constructive model, influenced by Lev Vygotsky, which states that children co-construct their ideas and knowledge through the relationships they build… more

Review Score 9.9
from 13 Reviews
Jumping Jellybeans Pre-School is a fantastic pre-school. My little one settled in really well. The… (Tuesday 7 Feb 2017)

Children's Nature Nursery at Avon Heath

Avon Heath Country Park, Brocks Pine, St Ives, Ringwood BH24 2DH

Children's Nature Nursery at Avon Heath has been established with a vision of connecting children with nature during their early years education and development. The nursery is located on a site of outstanding natural beauty, making the most of outdoor… more

Day Nursery Group:
Kids Love Nature Ltd

Review Score 9.9
from 10 Reviews
My son has only been attending the nursery for 3 months. He has settled in really well. All the… (Wednesday 30 Nov 2016)

The Old School Nursery (Shapwick) Ltd

West Street, Shapwick, Blandford Forum DT11 9LB

The Old School Nursery (Shapwick) Ltd provides a loving space for children to spend their early years, with childcare professionals that are passionate about giving children the best start in life. All children are supported to become confident… more

Review Score 9.9
from 34 Reviews
Our son has only been at the nursery for a few weeks now but he's already settled in so well, he's… (Sunday 11 Jun 2017)

Jack and Jill Day Nursery, Corfe Mullen

149 Wareham Road, Corfe Mullen, Wimborne Minster BH21 3LA

Jack and Jill Day Nursery, in Corfe Mullen near Wimborne, offers children aged two to five-years-old warm, welcoming and supportive environment. Experienced staff help each child develop vital language, social, numeracy and literacy skills through… more

Day Nursery Group:
Saxonbury Road Ltd

Review Score 9.9
from 19 Reviews
This nursery is fantastic. There is such a bright, airy feel to the space and the children are all… (Tuesday 4 Apr 2017)

Tops Day Nursery - Wareham

1 Carey Road, Wareham BH20 4AX

Tops Day Nursery in Wareham is an Ofsted rated Outstanding nursery (July 2015). It provides flexible care and education for children in a nurturing and happy environment, based around the hours that parents need, so that they only pay for the time required.… more

Day Nursery Group:
Tops Day Nurseries

Review Score 9.9
from 21 Reviews
Our youngest granddaughter (now 14) and our great-granddaughter (17 months) have gained huge… (Monday 20 Feb 2017)

Flippers Nursery

Parkstone United Reformed Church, The Dickenson Hall, Commercial Road, Poole BH14 0JW

Flippers Nursery provides care for children in Poole between the ages for three months and five years. Staff at Flippers believe that every child deserves the best start in life and, as such, provide the appropriate support and encouragement to enable… more

Review Score 9.9
from 10 Reviews
We're really happy we chose Flippers for our little boy's nursery! He loves it there which has… (Tuesday 28 Feb 2017)

Capers Day Nursery

19B Sunrise Business Park, Higher Shaftesbury Road, Blandford Forum DT11 8ST

Capers Day Nursery located in Blandford Forum, is a family owned and managed nursery that offers a professional childcare service in a secure and nurturing environment. Following the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum, staff encourage children… more

Review Score 9.9
from 12 Reviews
My son has been going to Capers for the past 7 months. He settled in instantly and has developed a… (Thursday 17 Aug 2017)

Ashley Cross Montessori

Chapel Road, Ashley Cross, Poole BH14 0JU

Ashley Cross Montessori is a day nursery which offers a calm, welcoming and enriching home from home environment for children to take their first brave steps outside of the family home. The team of Montessori Early Years trained childcare experts… more

Day Nursery Group:
Shepherd Montessori Schools

Review Score 9.8
from 14 Reviews
I am so thankful to have found such an amazing nursery for my 2 year old son after moving to the… (Friday 25 Nov 2016)

Kings Castle Montessori Nursery School

31 Saxonbury Road, Tuckton, Bournemouth BH6 5NB

Kings Castle Montessori Nursery School has been providing childcare services to people living since opening in Tuckton, Bournemouth in 1997 and was awarded an 'Outstanding Ofsted' in August 2017. The nursery offers children a happy, safe and securing… more

Day Nursery Group:
Saxonbury Road Ltd

Review Score 9.8
from 62 Reviews
My daughter has been at Kings Castle for 2 years and has loved every minute of it. Having viewed… (Monday 14 Aug 2017)

Tops Day Nursery - Parkstone, Poole

104-106 Herbert Avenue, Parkstone, Poole BH12 4HU

Tops Day Nursery - Parkstone, Poole is a friendly and active nursery, based on Herbert Avenue. The dedicated team of staff offers happy, nurturing care for the hours parents need. Rated Outstanding by Ofsted in September 2016, Tops Parkstone cares… more

Day Nursery Group:
Tops Day Nurseries

Review Score 9.7
from 17 Reviews
My twins have been at the Parkstone Tops Nursery for just over a year. They are starting school… (Friday 23 Jun 2017)

Cuddles Day Nursery Ltd

Champs, Poole Stadium, Stadium Way, Poole BH15 2BP

Cuddles Day Nursery Ltd in Poole, Dorset is a fairly new setting. It has worked hard to establish strong links with nearby primary schools to ease the transition from nursery to school. Parents are kept up-to-date on their child's well-being and learning… more

Review Score 9.7
from 24 Reviews
I am so pleased with my experience at Cuddles. My daughter has settled very well and she loves her… (Tuesday 11 Jul 2017)

Talbot Woods Day Nursery and Nursery School

Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus, Fernbarrow, Wallisdown, Poole BH12 5BB

Talbot Woods Day Nursery and Nursery School offers a childcare service to parents in the Poole community, with a secure and versatile environment in which children can play and learn through various resources and activities. A highly-trained and experienced… more

Review Score 9.7
from 29 Reviews
The staff are absolutely great fun, committed to their jobs and very effective in their caring… (Thursday 7 Sep 2017)

Stickleberries Day Nursery

Winterborne Stickland, Blandford Forum DT11 0NN

Stickleberries Day Nursery is a family run childcare facility situated in the old school building in the pretty village of Winterborne Stickland. The nursery provides high quality childcare to children aged from three months to five years, and also… more

Review Score 9.5
from 5 Reviews
A lovely countryside setting, that is spacious and educational in one. My children have been to… (Friday 27 Jan 2017)

Tops Day Nursery - Bournemouth

Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Castle Lane East, Bournemouth BH7 7DW

Tops Day Nursery - Bournemouth, welcomes babies from three months old and provides children with an excellent learning through play environment to help them develop through their pre-school years. Rated Outstanding by Ofsted in October 2016 with early… more

Day Nursery Group:
Tops Day Nurseries

Review Score 9.5
from 30 Reviews
Lovely nursery overall. Very flexible with hours, like no others in the whole of Bournemouth and… (Tuesday 12 Sep 2017)

Children's Nature Nursery at Durlston

Durlston Country Park, Lighthouse Road, Swanage BH19 2JL

At Children's Nature Nursery Durlston, each and every day, the child's learning flows between the classroom and the beautiful garden. From careful observations, the adults sensitively support, nurture and guide the children. In the garden, the children… more

Day Nursery Group:
Kids Love Nature Ltd

Review Score 9.5
from 4 Reviews
This is an absolutely outstanding nursery, my three girls have all attended here from when it first… (Wednesday 13 Sep 2017)

Tops Day Nursery - Charminster, Bournemouth

69 Claremont Avenue, off Castle Lane West, Bournemouth BH9 3HD

Tops Day Nurseries - Charminster, Bournemouth offers happy, nurturing care for the hours needed. They offer very flexible hours, and parents can book to the nearest 15 minutes, so that parents only pay for the hours that are required. The nursery also… more

Day Nursery Group:
Tops Day Nurseries

Review Score 9.4
from 12 Reviews
Absolutely fantastic school!!! Staff are fantastic!!! Especially the lady who worked with my son… (Monday 10 Jul 2017)

Tops Day Nursery - Corfe Mullen

49 Blandford Road, Corfe Mullen, Wimborne Minster BH21 3HD

Tops Day Nursery in Corfe Mullen offers happy, nurturing care for the hours parents need. The nursery offers flexible hours and parents can book to the nearest 15 minutes, meaning parents pay for the hours that suit them. They cater for children from… more

Day Nursery Group:
Tops Day Nurseries

Review Score 9.4
from 14 Reviews
My son has been attending Tops since April 2016 and I have to say I can't fault the nursery. All… (Friday 23 Jun 2017)

Ashley Cross Children's Nursery

10 Charmouth Grove, Lower Parkstone, Poole BH14 0LP

2 Child Vacancies

At Ashley Cross Children's Nursery professionals are committed to a safe and caring environment, where each child is able to learn and develop at their own pace and parents can feel confident and secure. Together with a versatile interior, the nursery… more

Review Score 9.3
from 7 Reviews
We previously used this nursery for our older son and when No 2 came along, 4.5 years later, there… (Monday 4 Sep 2017)

Busy Bees at Weymouth

Melcombe Court, 1 Cumberland Drive, Weymouth DT4 9TT

Busy Bees at Weymouth, can accept admissions for up to fifty-two children, looking to serve parents of the local community with the pre-school education and care their child deserves, thanks to the skills of qualified professionals. The nursery is… more

Day Nursery Group:
Busy Bees Nurseries Ltd

Review Score 9.3
from 6 Reviews
As an anxious, first time mum, finding the right childcare for my 11month old son was always going… (Monday 3 Jul 2017)

Giggles 4 Kids Ltd

Forest View, 25 Elliott Road, West Howe Industrial Estate, Bournemouth BH11 8LQ

Giggles 4 Kids Ltd pride themselves on creating a secure and happy environment to allow children to be responsive to the opportunities for playing and exploring, active learning and creating and thinking critically. The setting is Ofsted registered… more

Review Score 9.3
from 15 Reviews
My daughter has just started school, she went to Giggles from the age of eight months old. She… (Friday 22 Sep 2017)

Tops Day Nursery - Poole

14 Denmark Lane, Poole BH15 2DG

Tops Day Nursery Poole is a friendly and active nursery, based near to the Barclays building in Poole, on Denmark Lane. The team of staff at Tops Poole care for children from three months until they reach school age, and provides a safe and stimulating… more

Day Nursery Group:
Tops Day Nurseries

Review Score 9.2
from 21 Reviews
The staff are friendly and the nursery well equipped and laid out. I like that they promote… (Monday 16 Oct 2017)

Iford Bridge Nursery & Pre-school

10a Old Bridge Road, Iford, Bournemouth BH6 5RG

Iford Bridge Nursery & Pre-school is ideally located close to Bournemouth and Christchurch and was rated Good by Ofsted in March 2016. Children are cared for in a safe and stimulating environment with beautiful surroundings, where they are supported… more

Review Score 9.1
from 4 Reviews
Iford Bridge has been an excellent nursery/preschool for our youngest son. The staff are loving and… (Friday 15 Sep 2017)

Tops Day Nursery - Christchurch

Priory Hall, Whitehall, Christchurch BH23 1DE

Tops Day Nursery - Christchuch offers a professional early years childcare service and education to children from 3 months to school age. A pleasant learning environment is tailored to the personal interests of different age ranges, with a friendly… more

Day Nursery Group:
Tops Day Nurseries

Review Score 9.1
from 6 Reviews
When your sons face lights up when he arrives at Nursery you know the team have it right. We love… (Monday 16 Oct 2017)

Tops Day Nursery - Boscombe

4c Wolverton Road, Boscombe, Bournemouth BH7 6HT

Tops Day Nursery - Boscombe, Bournemouth, offers a professional early years childcare service and education to children of pre-school age, from as young as three months, as well as running a Mini Beasts Play Club for youngsters from the age of 5 to eleven… more

Day Nursery Group:
Tops Day Nurseries

Review Score 9.1
from 13 Reviews
After the first few tricky days our son now really likes coming to the investigators group, mostly… (Thursday 22 Jun 2017)

Cuddles Day Nursery Ltd

Learoyd Road, Canford Heath, Poole BH17 8PJ

Cuddles Day Nursery Ltd makes an excellent contribution to childcare in the local community, being registered to welcome children of all pre-school age ranges. Although a large and versatile facility, a team of friendly and qualified staff keep a strong… more

Review Score 9
from 50 Reviews
Very helpful throughout, my child settled in well and I would recommend to friends.… (Monday 15 May 2017)

Tops Day Nursery - Gillingham

Middlefield House, Marlott Road, Gillingham SP8 4FA

Tops Gillingham is a friendly, active day nursery in Gillingham, Dorset. It caters for children from three-months-old until they are ready to start school. Tops Gillingham also offers an after school and holiday club service for children aged from… more

Day Nursery Group:
Tops Day Nurseries

Review Score 9
from 15 Reviews
I am really happy sending my baby boy here! Things I love about the nursery: - The staff really… (Friday 23 Jun 2017)

Tops Day Nursery - Wimborne

Leigh Road, Wimborne Minster BH21 2BX

Tops Day Nursery - Wimborne, offers an excellent learning environment for all the pre-school age ranges, staffed by experienced and vetted professionals who value the reputation of the service within the local community, as well as the aspirations parents… more

Day Nursery Group:
Tops Day Nurseries

Review Score 9
from 9 Reviews
Tops Day Nursery - Wimborne is a lovely friendly nursery that has helped my 2 boys settle into both… (Thursday 22 Jun 2017)

Stepping Stones Montessori Nursery

105 Penn Hill Avenue, Lower Parkstone, Poole BH14 9LY

Stepping Stones Montessori Nursery has almost two decades of experience in offering top quality educational care for children aged two months to five years. Skilled professionals pride themselves on providing a caring, happy atmosphere and a ‘home away… more

Review Score 8.9
from 17 Reviews
Our little family love Stepping Stones and Pebbles Nursery. All of the staff are super friendly and… (Friday 9 Jun 2017)

Little Hens Nursery

9-11 Kinson Road, Bournemouth BH10 4AQ

Little Hen's Nursery is located in a busy residential area of Bournemouth and offers childcare for children aged from three months to five years, in a fun and stimulating environment. Staff work closely with parents, and using a Key Person system… more

Day Nursery Group:
Eduko Education Ltd

Review Score 8.4
from 16 Reviews
My daughter started at the Nursery in October last year. Settling in was tough (she didn't want to… (Friday 17 Mar 2017)

Happy Days Nursery & Pre-School - Poole

Beechbank Avenue, Creekmoor, Poole BH17 7FF

Happy Days Nursery & Pre-School in Poole is a purpose-built setting that opened its doors in June 2017.… more

Day Nursery Group:
Happy Days South West Ltd

Review Score 8.1
from 1 Review
Friendly and happy staff, very welcoming, always helpful, my daughter had an off morning and was… (Tuesday 10 Oct 2017)

Rainbow Day Nursery School

14 Kingland Road, Poole BH15 1TP

Rainbow Day Nursery School was established in 1985. Throughout the years the Nursery has earned an exceptional reputation, supported by a dedicated and enthusiastic childcare team, who strive to maintain and constantly seek to improve. The Nursery aims… more

Review Score 7.7
from 1 Review
Rainbow Day Nursery is an excellent nursery. My daughter has special educational needs and… (Tuesday 28 Feb 2017)

First Steps Day Nursery

75 Oakdale Road, Oakdale, Poole BH15 3LD

First Steps Nursery in Poole has 3 different age groups; Teddy-bears aged under 2, Sunshine's aged 2-3 and Rainbows aged over 3. The nursery is bright and welcoming with large murals painted on the walls. Lauren Cook is the nursery manager and she… more

Day Nursery Group:
First Steps Nursery Group

Review Score 4.9
from 23 Reviews
Great nursery. The staff are helpful and friendly and always help with any inquiries. They are… (Thursday 21 Jul 2016)

Cuddles Day Nursery Ltd

Rossmore Campus, Herbert Avenue, Parkstone, Poole BH12 4HR

Cuddles Day Nursery was rated Outstanding by Ofsted in February 2017. The nursery, located on the Rossmore Campus, is registered to offer skilled childcare for up to ninety children, whose well-being and learning potential is protected by a highly-qualified… more

Review Score 4.7
from 19 Reviews
My son really enjoyed his time at Cuddles Day Nursery. They have excellent facilities and great… (Thursday 6 Oct 2016)

Cranleigh Lodge Day Nursery

177 Cranleigh Road, Tuckton, Bournemouth BH6 5JZ

Cranleigh Lodge Day Nursery provides quality day care for children aged between eight weeks and five years within a fun, stimulating and loving environment. Cranleigh Lodge is a small, homely nursery positioned between Christchurch and Bournemouth… more

Townsend Montessori

Jewell Road, Townsend, Bournemouth BH8 0LT

Townsend Montessori provides children and families with a love of learning and support for all. Children are supported to become confident and independent individuals and are supported to become school ready. The nursery offers term-time pre-school… more

Day Nursery Group:
Shepherd Montessori Schools

Bay Tree Montessori Nursery

84 Markham Road, Bournemouth BH9 1JA

Bay Tree Montessori has been providing a loving and nurturing environment for children since 2006. The nursery is a place where children aged two to five can learn, grow, make friends and have fun. Staff at the nursery bond with families to ensure… more

Day Nursery Group:
Shepherd Montessori Schools

Cornerhouse Day Nursery

62 Portchester Road, Charminster, Bournemouth BH8 8LA

The Corner House Day Nursery provides quality care for children aged up to 5 years, 51 weeks per year. They offer full day and part day sessions. The nursery is located close to Bournemouth town centre, set in a wonderful, brightly decorated Edwardian… more

Head Starts Day Nursery Bournemouth

5 Harcourt Road, Bournemouth BH5 2JG

Head Starts Day Nursery Bournemouth has a mission statement dedicated to quality and excellence, supporting positive growth, learning and healthy eating throughout the early years. This homely setting is an ideal place for key areas of the EYFS curriculum… more

Clayesmore Nursery

Iwerne Minster, Blandford Forum DT11 8LL

The Clayesmore Nursery is a wonderland for children. Nestling in its own courtyard, the lovely spacious classrooms are alive with colour and art and welcome them. Inspired teaching, with exciting projects for children to get their teeth into,… more

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Cherry Tree Montessori Nursery

1 High Street, Ashley Heath, Ringwood BH24 2HP

Review Score 8.6
from 4 Reviews

Dorchester Community Nursery School

York Road, Dorchester DT1 1QA

Review Score 8.2
from 1 Review

Bournemouth Day Nursery - Talbot Woods

80 Wimborne Road, Winton, Bournemouth BH3 7AS

Review Score 7.9
from 1 Review

Tiny Tots Day Nursery

4d Wimborne Road, Bournemouth BH2 6NG

Review Score 5
from 2 Reviews

Christchurch Montessori Pre-School

New Scout Headquarters, Beauchampe Place, Christchurch BH23 2BS

Review Score 5
from 1 Review

Christchurch Montessori Nursery

247 Fairmile Road, Christchurch BH23 2LH

Review Score 5
from 1 Review

Chuckles Day Nursery

Budmouth Technology College, Chickerell Road, Weymouth DT4 9SY

Review Score 5
from 4 Reviews

Chapel Gate Day Nursery & Pre School

Bournemouth Sports Club, Chapel Gate, East Parley, Christchurch BH23 6BL

Review Score 4.8
from 4 Reviews

Little Rascal Day Nursery Ltd

St Nicholas Church, 30 Wareham Road, Corfe Mullen, Wimborne Minster BH21 3LE

Review Score 4.6
from 1 Review

Cats Whiskers Day Nursery

35 Florence Road, Boscombe, Bournemouth BH5 1HJ

Barn Owls Nursery

Barnhayes Farm, Frome St Quintin, Nr Evershot, Dorchester DT2 0HG