Covid-19: childcare providers in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole are open to all children. Read the latest Government guidance here.
The local area has a range of Ofsted registered settings to provide your child with essential early education and social opportunties.
It's important your child is happy and that childcare meets your practical needs. Coram's five steps to choosing childcare and the early years handbook in the helpful publications section give useful tips about things to consider.
If your child has special educational needs or disabilities you can:
- look for the SEND information on the childcare provider records to help you choose a setting
- visit the early education and childcare section of the SEND Local Offer for further information on support available
- read our choosing an early years provider leaflet.
For help finding childcare or advice on childcare funding please contact the Family Information Service on 01202 093131 or email firstname.lastname@example.org