Information for families in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Childcare Information

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:

For help finding childcare or advice on childcare funding please contact the Family Information Service on 01202 093131 or email


This type of childcare is registered and inspected by Ofsted (