you have children, you know that arranging childcare can be a headache. But whether you need full-time childcare for a preschooler or a few hours here and there after school or during the holidays, there are a range of options in Ruddington.
Tiny Teddies nursery offers a sibling discount of 10%, term-time only options, flexible childcare to fit around shift patterns, school holiday care for children up to age 11 and school drop off and collections from James Peacock.
0115 9847432 www.tinyteddiesnursery.co.uk
Ruddington Day Nursery is set in a large area of green belt countryside, offering excellent and secure outdoor play areas and equipment for children aged up to five years. 0115 9848125 www.rushcliffedaynurseries.co.uk
A childminder offers an alternative to a nursery for full-time childcare, and most will also do school pick-ups and drop offs for older children. Jill Thorpe is the coordinator for Ruddington: contact her in the first instance and she’ll pass your details onto her group of registered independent childminders.
07909 638388 firstname.lastname@example.org
A preschool for children aged between two and five years, offering flexible sessions every weekday morning.
07923 487 030 www.thehermitagepreschool.co.uk
School’s Out Holiday Club
The club takes children aged between four and 12 for school holidays and inset days, and offers flexible options including full and half days. The same team also run Come Cook With Me and Arts and Crafts clubs after school. Owner Liz Wright is also looking into setting up an after-school club for both local schools – please see the website to take part in the survey. 07508 056995 www.schoolsoutruddington.co.uk
Some people prefer this option as a nanny works solely for one family and cares for them in their own home – and for families with more than one child it can often work out around the same cost. Often a nanny will follow and complement your existing routines.