Award winning Nurseries

Join us to see why our
nurseries are outstanding

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.


    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

    Highly Commended

    Family Business of The Year 2015

    Derby Road

    Outstanding in all Areas


    Nursery Group Winner of the Year

    Main Street

    Outstanding in all Areas


    Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce


    Outstanding in all Areas


    BEST Business Awards for Nottinghamshire

    Chesterfield Royal

    Outstanding in all Areas


    Lifetime Achievement, Margaret Mason


    Outstanding in all Areas


    Family Business Awards 2014

    St Peter & St Paul

    Outstanding in all Areas


    Nottinghamshire's Best 2011

    Acorns Upper Tean

    Outstanding in all Areas


    Nursery Award 2014 Finalist


    Inspirational Person 2013, Margaret Mason

    Come along &

    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