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Day nurseries provide full and part time care for children from birth to five years. Some nurseries also offer an out of school service for older children. Nursery schools are typically term time only and can provide care for children from birth to five years.

To view the current list of registered childminders in Plymouth please use the Family Information Directory (FID). 

The FID is a place where parents and carers can find childcare and view the details of services provided by these settings in Plymouth. 

Find a nursery in Plymouth

About nurseries and pre-schools

In Plymouth we have a mixture of nurseries and pre-schools to meet the different needs of parents and carers.

Busy Bees at Plymouth

Busy bees Plymouth nursery is a purpose built building with four rooms to care for babies, toddlers, preschool and foundation aged children.

Curious Kittens Day Nursery

Curious Kittens is City College's on-site nursery and holiday club. From taking their first steps, to discovering the joy of reading, your child will be nurtured and cared for as they grow and learn.

Eddy's at Little Farmers

Children can join us following their 3rd birthday, parents will be able to access up to 15 or 30 hours of government funded sessions in the term following their 3rd birthday.

Fletewood School

Established in 1919, Fletewood School is an Independent Christian School for boys and girls of all faiths between the ages of 3 and 11, dedicated to the Discovery of Excellence in each child.

Ford Primary School and Nursery

Ford Primary School believes that every child should be valued for his or her individuality, culture and heritage, and that they are encouraged to achieve their full potential in a stimulating, challenging and caring environment.

Freshlings Nursery

Freshlings Nursery provides a nurturing and enjoyable environment for children of the staff and students of the University of Plymouth.

Ham Drive Nursery School and Daycare

Ham Drive Nursery School and Day Care is a maintained school with qualified teachers providing high quality education and care for children from 2-5. We can admit children from across Plymouth and they can move onto any Primary School for their reception year.

Honeyshute Day Nursery and Pre-School

Honeyshute is a privately owned preschool based in the beautiful old village area of Eggbuckland, placing us right in the heart of the community, feeding all the surrounding schools. Our experienced team provide excellent childcare at affordable rates.

King's School and Nursery

King's School and Nursery in Plymouth is a co-educational independent school for children of nursery age up to 11 years old.

Lark Children's Daycare Centre

We are located within easy access of the A38, close to the Milehouse Park & Ride, Stoke Business Park, Scott Business Park, Mutley Plain and the City Centre, and Devonport Dockyard.

Leigham Primary School and Nursery

Leigham Primary School and Nursery are a community school that welcomes the involvement of parents and friends in its activities. We encourage parents to visit the school to look around and meet staff and pupils. The office staff will be pleased to make an appointment for you.

Little Blossoms Day Nursery

We are open Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Little Nippers Childcare

Little Nippers Childcare is an independent nursery open 51 weeks a year, Monday to Friday, from 8am until 6pm.

Little Orchard Nursery - Chaddlewood

Our newest nursery at Chaddlewood, Plympton is at the heart of a bustling residential area, close to local shops and a play park. Our proximity to Language Business Park also makes us convenient for many parents working in the area.

Little Rainbows Nursery

The nursery is situated very near to Plymouth Dockyard and is close to the Torpoint ferry and major bus routes.

Little Squirrels Community Nursery

The nursery is situated right next to the beautiful Devonport park and is close to the Torpoint ferry and major bus routes.

Little Stars Nursery

Our nursery is very central to Plymouth City Centre and major bus routes.

Mayflower Community Academy and Nursery School

Mayflower Community Academy and Nursery provides inclusive Nursery and Primary School education, working with our pupils to educate and inspire them for their future lives.

Mount Wise Community Primary School and Nursery

We aim to create an inspirational and caring learning school where self-belief is paramount; motivating all to achieve beyond expectation.

Oreston Community Academy Nursery

A social enterprise which offers the best quality and value service for our Parents/Carers from age 3.

Pixieland HMS Drake

‚ÄčIn 2015, Rogers Burrow Day Nursery achieved an 'Outstanding' (Ofsted) grading. It is in a convenient location adjacent to Saltash Road.

Pixieland Mannamead

Every day at Pixieland Mannamead, children are welcomed into a warm, engaging and attentive environment in which they are encouraged to learn through play and interact positively with other children.

Pixieland Saltash

Offering a convenient location for parents who live and/or work in Saltash, Pixieland offers expert childcare services for children from birth to 11 years old.

Pixieland Stoke

Pixieland Stoke runs breakfast and after-school clubs, collecting children from nearby schools to support busy working parents.

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