Preschool Learning

Early years: where your child can learn

Learning and playing with other children in a safe, structured environment will help your child’s development, giving them a head start when they begin school. There are a number of options available up to the age of five years old.

Find an early learning place near you

Finding out about the range of services on offer will help you decide what best suits you and your child’s needs. Early learning is available through:

  • nursery classes, nursery schools and day nurseries
  • children’s centres
  • preschool playgroups
  • reception classes
  • accredited childminders who are part of an approved network

To find out what’s available in your area, contact your local child clinic.