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Giving Children

The best start since 1988

If you want to give your child the very best start in life, you’ve come to the right place. For over 25 years, Children 1st Day Nurseries has provided the highest quality of care and education to children across the Midlands and South Yorkshire. When your child comes to a Children 1st nursery

they will be welcomed into a fun and exciting place. They will be nurtured by experienced staff and encouraged to become confident and independent. You also have the peace of mind of knowing that they are in a safe, trusted and Ofsted approved environment.

Come and see why our nurseries are outstanding

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Our staff would love to show you and your family around your local nursery. Please enter your postcode below to find your Children 1st nursery.

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Our Story

Some of what

Our Parents Said

“My child loves going to nursery here- he goes everyday with a smile on his face and no tears. The staff are friendly, caring and supportive. Plenty of stimulating activities are provided on a daily basis.”
Chris Smith
"My little girl loves the nursery, she has been coming since she was 9 months old. The nursery staff are like family to her and she is very happy. She loves the nursery environment and I feel very happy to leave her."
Jane Brown
“The staff are fantastic, friendly and very responsible. They love the children and engage in many activities that are educational, innovative and lots of fun!”
Emily Green

We’re proud of our

Award winning Nurseries

NMT National Awards

2017 Finalist

Plumtree

Outstanding provider

Newark Town

Outstanding provider

Children 1st

Nursery Chain of the Year Finalist

The Marina

Outstanding provider

Clowne

Outstanding provider

Newark

Outstanding in all Areas

Acorns Upper Tean

Outstanding in all Areas

St Peter & St Paul

Outstanding in all Areas

Derby Road

Outstanding in all Areas

Main Street

Outstanding in all Areas

Highly Commended

Family Business of The Year 2015

Award

Nursery Award 2014 Finalist

Chesterfield Royal

Outstanding in all Areas

Toton

Outstanding in all Areas

Grantham

Outstanding in all Areas

Award

Nursery Group Winner of the Year

Award

Lifetime Achievement, Margaret Mason

Acorns Upper Tean

Outstanding in all Areas

St Peter & St Paul

Outstanding in all Areas

Derby Road

Outstanding in all Areas

Main Street

Outstanding in all Areas

Award

BEST Business Awards for Nottinghamshire

Winner

Nottinghamshire's Best 2011

Commendation

Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce

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Visit a Nursery

We would love to meet you and your child and take you on a tour of your local Children 1st Nursery. Our experienced staff will be delighted to answer any questions you have about enrolling your child in our nurseries.

Our promise to you

We will deliver the highest quality of learning and care to your child