Day Nurseries

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    Toybox Nursery

    The fully equipped nursery at Coleg Cambria - Deeside offers 100 places for children from birth to 5 years old. A dedicated team of qualified and experienced nursery nurses creates a loving and homely environment for the children.

    Opening hours are 8.00am - 5.45pm all year round, closing for a week at Christmas and for statutory Bank Holidays.


    Each area within the nursery has a curriculum to follow, which includes personal and social development, language and literacy, mathematics, physical and creative development.


    The Caterpillars

    Babies aged 0 - 12 months. Babies are surrounded by colour in a warm, homely environment.

    The Ladybirds

    Babies aged 12 - 18 months who are starting to get mobile have access to push-along toys and activities that encourage their knowledge and understanding of the world.

    The Butterflies

    Toddlers aged 18 months - 2½ years have a large playroom with a partition to benefit the younger and older age groups with access to sand, water, a play tunnel, a small soft play area and many exciting toys.

    The Bumblebees & The Grasshoppers

    Two pre-school rooms for children aged 2½ - 3 years and 3 - 5 years old are fully equipped with toys that provide the opportunity to learn whilst having fun.

    Financial assistance

    If you want to study or are studying a full-time at Coleg Cambria, have pre-school children and you are on a low income, you may be eligible to receive financial assistance towards the costs of childcare in the Toybox Nursery.

    Please contact Student Services on 0300 30 30 007 for details of the Learner Support Fund; you can apply for assistance as soon as you enrol on a full-time course at Coleg Cambria.

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  • The Nursery

    The Nursery at Coleg Cambria - Yale operates between 8.45am and 4.25pm Monday to Friday during College term time.

    The Nursery is registered to take 31 pre-school children per session including 4 babies. Adult/Child ratio: in accordance with CSSIW ratios. Care is provided through the medium of English.

    Our aim is to provide a safe, stimulating and caring environment for children aged 3 months to 4 years whilst their parents study at the College.


    To be eligible to apply for a place at the Nursery, the parent/guardian must be a student of the College and the child requiring care must be between 3 months and 4 years. Your child’s place at the nursery can be secured when you have confirmation of acceptance on a course. Please call at the nursery to complete a registration form. The children of parents/guardians continuing their studies for more than one academic year are guaranteed a place at the Nursery until the parents/guardians studies at the College have been completed.

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