Childcare Oxford


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Nurseries are OFSTED-registered, privately-run and are usually open throughout the year with daily opening times to fit around office hours. Nurseries usually take babies up to school-age children.

Pre-Schools usually offer care for children from ages 2 to 5, and are only open term-time and school hours. They are OFSTED-registered and are often attached to a school.

Cumnor Pre-School

We are a small and welcoming community nursery established in the 1960s. Our aim is to provide the highest possible standard of nursery care and education.

Sessions: 9.00 to 12.00 for 2 to 3 year olds / 12.15 to 3.15 for 4 to 5 year olds (term-time only)

Oxford Road, Cumnor, Oxford, OX2 9PQ

01865 864614

Donnington Doorstep Pre-School

A fun, stimulating, play-focused and welcoming indoor & outdoor setting where children are able to follow their own ideas, supported by well-qualified and caring adults who are guided by the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Ages: 2 to 5 years

Sessions: 9.15 to 12.15 / 12.15 to 3.15 (term-time only)

Donnington Doorstep, Townsend Square, Donnington Bridge Road, Oxford, OX4 4BB

07840 018374

Hunsdon House Garden School

The Hunsdon House family ethos is rooted in its history, as it started in the 1920s in a family home. To this day the nursery offers each child a nurturing haven of love and guidance as they navigate the world of friendships, nature and creation.

Ages: 2.5 to 5 years

Sessions: 9.00 to 12.00 / 12.00 to 2.30 (term-time only)

12 Osler Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3 9BJ

01865 762704


Kennington Playgroup Pre-School

Kennington Playgroup offers a secure and happy environment where children are encouraged to learn through play. We aim to provide an environment where all children can develop as individuals to their potential.

Ages: 2 to 5 years

Sessions: 9.00 to 11.30 / 12.30 to 3.00 – plus breakfast and lunch clubs (term-time only)

The Old School Buildings, The Avenue, Kennington, OX1 5PP

01865 326606

Little Bears

The aim of Little Bears has always been to provide high quality childcare and education within a community Pre-School.

Ages: 2 to 5 years

Sessions: 9.00 to 12.00 / 12.00 to 3.00 (term-time only)

Cratlands Close, Stadhampton, OX44 7XL

01865 400 033 

New Marston Pre-School

Offers a safe, stimulating and fun learning environment that encourages children to explore and experiment, be creative and develop their skills as they play

Ages: 3 to 5 years

Sessions: 9.00 to 11.30 / 12.00 to 2.30 (term-time only)

St. Michael’s C of E School, Marston Road, Marston, Oxford, OX3 0EJ

01865 798320

North Hinksey Pre-School and Childcare Clubs

We are an independant, family orientated preschool that also provides wrap around school care for children. We are a ‘not-for-profit’, registered charity and are governed by an elected committee of parent volunteers.

Ages: 2 to 5 years for pre-school / 3 to 11 for holiday club

Sessions: 9.00 to 12.00 / 12.00 to 3.00pm – plus breakfast and after-school clubs (term-time only)

North Hinksey Primary School, North Hinksey Lane, Oxford OX2 0LZ

01865 794287

Oxford Multilingual Montessori

Our aim is to create a setting which is truly an extended ‘home from home’ where children are happy and nurtured in a well-planned, calm, beautiful, safe, multicultural and multilingual learning environment.

Ages: 2 to 5 years

Sessions: 8.30 to 3.30 – plus breakfast and after-school clubs (term-time only)

26 Plantation Road, The Coach House, OX2 6JD

07759 856126

Peep Pre-school

Peep Pre-school provides pre-school places for children aged 2-3 years. We are based in the Dovecote Centre in the heart of Greater Leys. Our aim is to work in partnership with you to provide the best care and education for your child before they start school.

We are registered with Ofsted to care for 20 children aged from 2-3 years. Ofsted Registration No: EY483773.

Morning 8.45 – 11.45am
Afternoon session 12.15 – 3.15pm
All day 8.45am – 3.15pm

£17.00 per morning or afternoon
£35.50 per all day session

01865 397970

Polstead Pre-School

Polstead is a parent-run preschool established over 35 years ago serving the Oxford community. We will encourage each child’s physical, intellectual, emotional and social skills through their play.

Ages: 2 to 5 years

Sessions: 9.00am to 12.00pm / 12.00pm to 3.00pm (term-time only)

St Margaret’s Institute, 30 Polstead Road, Oxford, OX2 6TN

01865 428586

Rye St Antony

An educational day nursery set in 12 acres of woodland in the heart of Headington offering the perfect beginning to your child’s education journey. Our highly experienced staff encourage child-led activities with endless opportunities for learning through play in a calm, happy and purposeful environment between the hours of 7.30am and 6pm
We are based in Rye St Antony School: Pullen’s Lane, Oxford OX3 0B

Slade Day Nursery and Nursery School

We have children and families at the heart of all we do. Our mission is to meet the individual needs of every child who attends Slade Nursery School and Day Nursery.

Day Nursery
Ages: 6 months to 5 years
Monday to Friday 8.00 to 6.00

Nursery School
Ages: 2 to 5 years
Sessions: 8.40 to 11.40 / 12.20 to 3.20  (term-time only)

Titup Hall Dr, Headington, Oxford, OX3 8QQ

01865 750670

St Clements Church Pre-School

Walk into St Clement’s Church Pre-school and you will find a warm welcome and lots of happy, busy children who feel right at home.

Ages: 3 to 5 years

Sessions: 9.00 to 12.00 Monday to Friday / 12.00 to 3.00 Tuesdays and Thursdays (term-time only)

St Clement’s Family Centre, Cross Street, Oxford, OX4 1DA

01865 202512

The Children’s House (Montessori)

At The Children’s House we pride ourselves in having highly qualified mature staff and an excellent teacher:child ratio to ensure at all times that the children can get the very most out of the Montessori environment.

Ages: 2.5 to 5 years

Sessions: 8.30 to 12.45 / 1.00 to 4.00 (term-time only)

Benmead Rd, Kidlington, Oxford OX5 2DB

01865 748765

The Pod Nursery at St Gregory the Great

The Pod is our outstanding nursery setting within St. Gregory the Great Catholic School. This is where our youngest children are educated and nurtured until they move on to the reception class. The pod was purposely refurbished and opened in January 2015.

Ages: 2 to 4 years

Sessions: 8.30 to 11.30 / 11.45 to 2.45 (2.30 on Wednesdays) (term-time only)

Cricket Road, Oxford, OX4 3DR

01865 749933

Wheatley Nursery School

There are many opportunities to ensure that while your child is at nursery, we get to know them and you and everyone else who is important to them.

Ages: 3 to 5 years

Sessions: 9.00 to 12.00 / 12.00 to 3.00 – plus breakfast club 8.00 to 9.00 and Cool Kids Club 3.00 to 5.30 (term-time only)

Littleworth Road, Wheatley, Oxford, OX33 1NN

01865 452725

Yarnton Pre-School

We provide an environment where children’s emotional, physical, social and intellectual development are encouraged by stimulating their natural thirst for knowledge and their desire to explore their surroundings.

Ages: 2 to 4 years

Sessions: 8.45 to 11.45 / 11.45 to 2.45 (term-time only)

Rutten Lane, Yarnton, Kidlington, OX5 1LW

01865 841327