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Do not make visits to other people's homes or gardens. Restrictions on care home visiting are not being relaxed. Those who are shielding should continue to take extra care.

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All year, all day care (Day nurseries)

Day nurseries offer full day care and nursery education for children aged 0 to 5 years.

The nurseries are usually open from 8.00am to 6.00pm.

Cost varies.

Places are part-time and full-time, all year round.

School hours, during term (Maintained nurseries)

Maintained nurseries are on a school site and are open school hours (9.00am - 3.00pm) and term time only.

The nurseries are for children aged 3 to 4 years.

Free nursery education for 3 & 4 year olds

Your child is eligible for free nursery education from the term following their 3rd birthday until they reach compulsory school age.