Nurseries Owned by Children 1st Day Nurseries

Group Review Score
(The average from the 60%+ of Member Records with a Review Score)

9.7

Started in 1988, Children 1st Day Nurseries is an award-winning, family-run childcare provider. The company currently has 23 nurseries throughout the Midlands and South Yorkshire. Of these, 16 currently hold Ofsted ‘Outstanding in all Areas’ ratings.



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Children 1st @ Main Street

18A Main Street, Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 1GR

Children 1st @ Main Street is located in Nottingham, close to the town centre and local bus routes and provides childcare for children aged from birth to five years. Children 1st Day… more

Review Score 9.9
from 37 Reviews
From the first moment I entered the nursery to visit I knew I wanted my son to go here. The staff… (Friday 9 Feb 2018)

Children 1st @ St Peter & St Paul

Brambling House, Hady Hill, Calow, Chesterfield S41 0EF

Children 1st @ St Peter & St Paul is situated adjacent to St Peter & St Paul Independent School, providing a link that ensures an easy transition to the school environment. The nursery… more

Review Score 9.9
from 73 Reviews
My son has been full time at St Peter and St Paul's since he was 5 months old and he turns three… (Wednesday 24 Jan 2018)

Children 1st @ Plumtree

Station Road, Plumtree, Nottingham NG12 5NA

Children 1st @ Plumtree in the village of Plumtree is close to the A606 and the A52. The nursery has been refurbished throughout with designated areas for babies, toddlers, early years… more

Review Score 9.9
from 52 Reviews
My daughter has been at this nursery since she was 4 months old. She is now coming up to her 6th… (Saturday 17 Feb 2018)

Children 1st @ Wragby Road

145 Wragby Road, Lincoln LN2 4PL

Children 1st @ Wragby Road is situated in a large, converted house next to Christ’s Hospital School in the heart of Lincoln. The nursery benefits from ample parking and is popular with… more

Review Score 9.8
from 55 Reviews
The staff are fantastic, always loving and caring and have always made me feel reassured that my… (Thursday 29 Mar 2018)

Children 1st @ Newark Town

Martin Forster House, Appletongate, Newark-on-Trent NG24 1JY

Children 1st @ Newark Town is housed in a spacious and well resourced Georgian building in Newark-on-Trent. The nursery provides the perfect opportunity for children to learn in small… more

Review Score 9.8
from 34 Reviews
It's an excellent nursery. My son has developed so much in so many ways since starting. All staff… (Tuesday 27 Mar 2018)

Children 1st @ Leek First School

East Street, Leek ST13 6LF

Children 1st @ Leek First School is rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted (March 2013) and is situated within Leek First School. Easily accessible off Buxton Road, the nursery is popular with parents… more

Review Score 9.8
from 7 Reviews
Both my children love this nursery one has just left for reception and often pops his head in to… (Wednesday 17 Jan 2018)

Children 1st @ Derby Road

146 Derby Road, Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 4AX

Children 1st @ Derby Road is situated within walking distance of Long Eaton town centre and is easily accessible from the train station and bus routes. The nursery has been refurbished… more

Review Score 9.8
from 68 Reviews
My daughter has attended Children 1st for just over 3 months now and seems to enjoy attending. I… (Monday 5 Feb 2018)

Children 1st @ Sheffield

Breedon House Nurseries, 39 Scotland Street, Sheffield S3 7BS

Children 1st @ Sheffield is located within easy reach of Sheffield city centre and has been refurbished to offer a bright and spacious learning environment for children aged from birth… more

Review Score 9.8
from 85 Reviews
Excellent nursery with very pleasant staff. Peace of mind for all working parents where the little… (Wednesday 28 Feb 2018)

Children 1st @ Meir Park

Lysander Road, Meir Park, Stoke-on-Trent ST3 7TW

Children 1st @ Meir Park nursery has been refurbished to provide a bright, spacious and stimulating environment for babies, toddlers and pre-school children from birth to five years. The… more

Review Score 9.8
from 43 Reviews
Children's 1st @ Meir Park has been fantastic for us. The staff are fabulous and certainly help to… (Saturday 17 Feb 2018)

Children 1st @ Toton

5 Banks Road, Toton, Nottingham NG9 6HE

Children 1st @ Toton has been confirmed as ‘Outstanding in all areas’ by Ofsted. It is situated in Toton, with easy access from Long Eaton, Chilwell and Beeston, close to local bus routes.… more

Review Score 9.8
from 59 Reviews
Excellent nursery. As a parent, one of the hardest things you will do in the early years is pick a… (Thursday 15 Feb 2018)

Children 1st @ Buckinghams

Buxton Road, Leek ST13 6NE

Children 1st @ Buckinghams was rated as 'Outstanding' by Ofsted (October 2015) and is a very popular nursery conveniently located on Buxton Road in Leek. The nursery has large, well… more

Review Score 9.8
from 38 Reviews
As a parent, I am very pleased with my child's attitude to Children 1st nursery. They have settled… (Thursday 8 Feb 2018)

Children 1st @ Chesterfield Royal Hospital

Chesterfield Royal Hospital, Dryhurst House, Calow, Chesterfield S44 5BL

Children 1st @ Chesterfield Royal Hospital is situated close to Chesterfield city centre and is housed in a listed building with a fabulous garden. The nursery has been refurbished to offer… more

Review Score 9.8
from 49 Reviews
A fantastic nursery with fantastic staff. Children are engaged from the moment they go in until… (Monday 5 Feb 2018)

Children 1st @ Shepshed

55 Forest Street, Shepshed, Loughborough LE12 9BZ

Children 1st @ Shepshed is situated near the centre of Shepshed, close to the M1. The nursery has been refurbished throughout; with bright, open areas for babies, toddlers, early years… more

Review Score 9.8
from 38 Reviews
Shepshed Nursery is great! First child and now second has started there! The location ‘White House’… (Monday 19 Feb 2018)

Children 1st @ Leicester

Riverview, Tarragon Road, Leicester LE2 7ET

Children 1st @ Leicester is located close to the city centre with easy access from the university, royal infirmary and local bus routes. The nursery has been refurbished throughout to offer… more

Review Score 9.7
from 39 Reviews
I'm really very happy with her progress as she is new to the UK, but now she is able to speak… (Monday 12 Feb 2018)

Children 1st @ Acorns Upper Tean

Draycott Road, Upper Tean, Stoke-on-Trent ST10 4JJ

Children 1st @ Acorns Upper Tean is situated within picturesque countryside and is easily accessible from the A50. The nursery has been refurbished to offer spacious, age-appropriate rooms… more

Review Score 9.7
from 55 Reviews
My daughter has attended the nursery since she was 1-year-old and is now in Early Years. The care… (Thursday 1 Feb 2018)

Children 1st @ Newark

Muskham Road, Newark-on-Trent NG24 1DP

Children 1st @ Newark is situated very close to the A1 and A46, with good access to the town centre and train station. The nursery has been refurbished throughout with designated areas… more

Review Score 9.7
from 39 Reviews
A lovely nursery with attentive staff, great practices and policies. What has really impressed me… (Tuesday 23 Jan 2018)

Children 1st @ Clowne

Chesterfield College, Clowne College Campus, Clowne, Chesterfield S43 4JX

Children 1st @ Clowne is surrounded by lovely countryside and is within easy reach of the town centre. The nursery has been refurbished throughout with bright, open areas for babies, toddlers,… more

Review Score 9.6
from 36 Reviews
I have used the facilities at Children 1st @ Clowne since both my children were 3 months old, right… (Saturday 27 Jan 2018)

Children 1st @ Birstall

1 Park Road, Birstall, Leicester LE4 3AX

Children 1st @ Birstall became part of this family-owned and managed nursery group in June 2017. It is currently benefitting from a refurbishment programme inside and out to bring the environments… more

Review Score 9.5
from 11 Reviews
Since the Nursery has been taken over by Children 1st @ Birstall there has been significant… (Wednesday 24 Jan 2018)

Children 1st @ Grantham

100 Trent Road, Grantham NG31 7XQ

Children 1st @ Grantham is situated close to the town centre, with easy access to local bus routes and the train station. The environment has been refurbished throughout with bright,… more

Review Score 9.4
from 41 Reviews
The nursery is nice, clean and well kept. The lady on reception is lovely and will sort out any… (Friday 19 Jan 2018)

Children 1st @ Hathern

126 Loughborough Road, Hathern, Loughborough LE12 5JB

Children 1st @ Hathern is conveniently situated on the main A6 road in the heart of the village. Under Children 1st ownership since June 2017, the nursery is being refurbished to offer… more

Review Score 9.4
from 10 Reviews
Our son attended Children 1st @ Hathern since June 2016 until March 2018. For this time we had no… (Wednesday 28 Mar 2018)

Children 1st @ The Marina

The Marina, Brayford Pool, Lincoln LN1 1RD

Children 1st @ The Marina is set in a modern building in Brayford and is convenient for parents working in Lincoln city centre. The nursery provides the perfect environment for children… more

Review Score 9.4
from 18 Reviews
Absolutely brilliant, my little boy loves going and had learnt loads, they have varied activities… (Monday 5 Feb 2018)

Children 1st @ Rosemary Lane (Formerly Monks Road)

Elm House, Monks Road, Lincoln LN2 5HL

Children 1st @ Rosemary Lane (formerly Monks Road) is a newly refurbished nursery building in a great city centre location in Lincoln. Children 1st carried out an extensive refurbishment… more

Review Score 9.4
from 12 Reviews
This is an excellent environment for children to learn, play and grow. I have had one child go… (Friday 2 Feb 2018)

Children 1st @ Syston

1324 Melton Road, Syston, Leicester LE7 2EQ

Children 1st @ Syston is in the heart of the village, making it very accessible to the local community and surrounding areas. The nursery has been under the ownership of Children 1 st… more

Review Score 8.8
from 18 Reviews
Currently, we are disappointed with the service we are receiving. Since October the outdoor has… (Tuesday 23 Jan 2018)