Childcare North Leeds

Day Nurseries

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Childcare Options: 

Private Day Nurseries. These are OFSTED registered privately run nurseries which usually offer a variety of different sessions. Usually they are open from 7.30am to 6pm although some may do extended hours, and are open throughout the year other than public holidays.

Pre-Schools usually offer sessional care for children from the age of 2 to 5. They often work only in term-time, and in most cases offer funded provision for 3 and 4 year olds. They will be OFSTED registered and you can usual pay for top up sessions if you need more than the funded sessions. These are often but not always attached to a school although attendance does not guarantee a place at the primary school.

Registered Childminders These are OFSTED regulated childcare professionals who look after children in their own home. They are usually flexible and may be able to offer school drop offs and pick ups. Hours will vary however most will do at least 8.30am-5.30pm.

Nannies & Baby Sitters. These carers are not necessarily OFSTED registered and would look after your children in your own home. Prices and experience varies greatly so do your research and get recommendations from people that you know well.

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Meanwood Valley Preschool

Meanwood Valley Preschool is an OFSTED Outstading preschool located at Meanwood Community Centre. The site boasts an open plan classroom style provision an enormous natural outdoor area and strong partnerships with Leeds Community Spaces.

Open 9am – 3pm , term time only and children can attend the preschool from 24 months old.

Meanwood Community Centre, Stainbeck Avenue, Leeds LS7 2QU. Tel: 0113 531 1075


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Weetwood Nursery

For more details visit the website or call 0113 3230450/07948 243735

22 Street Lane Nursery (LS8)

The nursery is a haven of play for children, while giving parents the reassurance they need when it comes to childcare.Spacious rooms are equipped with natural furnishings and toys and the extraordinary garden provides many exciting experiences for little ones.

Open Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 6pm. 3 months to 5 years
22 Street Lane, Roundhay, Leeds LS8 2ET. Tel: 03330 43 22 22


Acorns in Adel (LS16)

Friendly team to build strong relationships with children, helping to plan activities around their individual needs. This means each child receives their own special care and education – helping them to grow into confident learners.

From the cosy baby room all the way up to the fun pre-school, children aged 0 – 5 to play, learn and grow.

Monday to Friday 7.30am to 6.00pm

469 Otley Road, Adel, Leeds,LS16 7NR. Tel: 0113 267 3946

Angels Nursery (LS7)

Your child will have an enjoyable and excellent start to his/her education. During your child’s time in Nursery they will progress through the EYFS curriculum.

Free Child Places for 2 & 3 year old’s eligible for Grant Funding


Angels Nursery, Stainbeck Road, Meanwood, LS7 2PP Tel: 0113 2665253

Asquith Moortown Pre-School & Day Nursery (LS6)

Rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, a friendly and cheerful purpose built nursery in the popular David Lloyd Leisure Club. All stages of child development are carefully and enthusiastically catered for so the children enjoy ‘learning through play’ in a safe and stimulating environment with the very latest facilities.

Opening times 7.30am – 6.30pm, Monday to Friday, ages 3 months to 5 years

c/o David Lloyd Club, Tongue Lane, Moortown, Leeds LS6 4QW Tel: Debbie Hemingway 01753 20 11 22


Best Childcare Forest School Nursery (LS7)

Forest school at Best Childcare offers an outdoor learning environment which gives children the opportunity to learn through interaction with the natural environment in unique nursery gardens and local woodland areas.
Monday to Friday 07.30 to 18.00.  Full and part-time sessions available with a minimum two full days. Children from 3 months to 5 years
138 Chapeltown Rd, Chapeltown, Leeds LS7 4EE, Tel: Peter Best 0113 2626054


Candystripe – Playgroup (LS7)

Offer a playgroup based at Candystripe Cottage from Monday – Friday from 9.00am to 12.00pm at a cost of £12.50 per session. Designed to offer age appropriate independence, individual learning paths and self selected activities which encourages each child to progress at his/her pace.

201a Harrogate  Road, Chapel Allerton Leeds, LS7 3PT. Tel: 0113 237 1916

Candystripe – Montessori (LS7)

Term time from 2 years – 5 years.  This site is a toddlers dreamland and boasts a full playgym and fun atmosphere.  The toddler areas are designed to incorporate the Montessori approach to learning, by promoting age appropriate independence, individual learning paths and self selected activities, which encourage each child to progress at his/her pace.

201a Harrogate  Road, Chapel Allerton Leeds, LS7 3PT (behind the Toby Carvery). Tel: 0113 237 1916

Children’s Corner Nurseries, Out of School Providers & Holiday Care

Your child is our first priority. We provide a safe and loving home from home environment, designed to offer excellent care and early education.

We care for babies and children up to five years old, in our five day nurseries. We also provide a relaxing and fun time for school age children up to thirteen in our four dedicated out of school provisions and holiday clubs

Children’s Corner Headingley – 0113 2783287

Children’s Corner GSAL – 07872 902415

Children’s Corner Moorlands – 0113 2033195

Children’s Corner Wigton Moor – 07538 563211

Children’s Corner Chapel Allerton – 07510 841859

Children’s Corner Bardsey – 07704 254327

Deepdale Community Pre- School

Places for children 2 – 5 years old, places available for funded 2 year olds.

Flexible hours available including full day (9am-3pm) and half day sessions.

Holiday Clubs

Deepdale Pre School, Boston Spa Children’s Centre. Tel: 01937 541188

Ducklings Childcare (LS8)

Ducklings aim is to provide a safe, caring and stimulating learning environment for everyone no matter what their family background, race, religion or ability. Teach through play to help your children develop to their full potential.

A family run 52 place nursery based in the lower ground floor of the family home.

9 Fitzroy Dr, Leeds LS8 4AB. Tel: Sarah 01132402956




Fun4Pals After School Club

A new after school club starting up at September based at St Pauls Church Ireland Wood for children from 3-11 years old.

Monday-Friday 3-6pm, £8.25per child per session

Walking buses in place to collect from Ireland Wood and Holly Trinity Primary School

After collection from school fun4pals provides a healthy snack and a wide rang of actives.

Tel: 07982643079

High Trees Nursery – Wetherby & Boston Spa

We provide a loving, safe and secure environment, so that all the children we care for:-

  • Have fun and are happy
  • Become confident and independent
  • Make friends and develop their social skills
  • Enjoy the freedom of playing and exploring outdoors
  • Prepare for the move to school

Open Mon – Fri:  7:30AM TO 6:00PM

Tel: 01937 541 020

Holly House Private Day Nursery (LS7)

Children develop an understanding of their environment in a fantastic outdoor space which houses a large vegetable plot, wooden play equipment and traversing wall, all surrounded by mature trees. A comprehensive list of facilities and resources support children in expressing themselves in a way that is relevant to them.

Monday to Friday: 7:45am6:00pm
Wensley Drive, Leeds LS7 3QW. Tel  0113 2661061

Jumping Jacks Day Nursery (LS8)

As well as learning through many enjoyable activities, the children have plenty of time to play in the fresh air outside, where they race and play games. Staff of five qualified carers are able to look after your child 5 days a week on secure premises.
Monday to Friday: 7:45am – 5:45pm. Children 1 – 5 years
Oak Tree House , 408 Oakwood Lane , LS8 3LF. Tel 0113 240 4080 /07961 520195

Kindercare (East Keswick)

Kinder care offers light, bright, rooms with access to enormous, secure outdoor multi-surface spaces packed full of opportunities for learning through play – vegetable growing, heuristic play area complete with natural resources, wooded nature area, plus a sand pit and mud kitchen. Using a tried and tested mix of creative play and child-led learning, our pledge to you is to maximise the potential of your child.

Opening Hours 7.30am – 6.30pm

Tel: 01332 223553



Kindercare – Headingley (Part of the Treetops Family)

Kindercare Headingley strive to create a home-from-home feel so that children, and parents feel welcome and at ease as soon as they set foot into the nursery. Children are supported as they progress through the different age groups, enjoying play resources and activities that will inspire their imagination as well as supporting key EYFS goals.

Opening hours 7.30am -6.30pm
201 Otley Road, Leeds, LS16 5JY. Tel: 0113 275 5891



Leeds Montessori School (LS8)

Leeds Montessori aims to provide the best possible care and learning environment for children from 9 months to 4 years old. Open all year around from 7.30am-6pm.

Provide a homely, happy, family-based environment for children to feel cared for whilst enjoying learning at their own pace.

Wetherby Rd, Leeds, LS8 2LE. Tel 0113 232 3363

Lesley’s Day Nursery (LS15)

Lesley’s is a spacious but homely private day nursery in the secure and peaceful grounds. Managing Director, Lesley Kershaw and her experienced and friendly team aim to provide parents with caring and supportive childcare for their little ones aged 0-4 across two settings, both of which have a highly stimulating, accessible and welcoming environment.

Unit 3 & Unit 7 ,Mortec Park, York Road, Leeds, LS15 4TA. Tel: 07703 533845

Little People Alwoodley (LS17)

The nursery is spacious and bright, with a welcoming and friendly atmosphere. Each room is carefully planned to meet the needs of the children and being all on one level provides direct access to outdoor play.

Monday to Friday 7.30-6pm.

Offer care from 3 months to 11 years, providing wrap-around care to Alwoodley Primary School and St Pauls Primary School.

On the site of Alwoodley Primary School, Deanswood Drive, Alwoodley, Leeds LS17 5HX. Tel: 0113 2667242

Milestones Day Nursery Meanwood (LS6)

Milestones pride themselves in providing a safe, warm and secure environment in which children and babies are able to be happy, active learners who are keen to explore and grow in both independence and confidence.

Opening Hours: 8am – 6pm for children 3 months – 5 years

Milestones Day Nursery, Nr. St Urbans’ School, Tongue Lane,LS6 4QE. Tel: 0113 2957677

North Leeds Community Nursery (LS6)

A small, friendly, independent and not-for-profit nursery based on the outskirts of Headingley. A recipe of high standards, loving care, fresh air and good food has seen generations of children flourish and grow.

Opening hours 7.45am – 6.15pm for children 3 months – 5 years

North Leeds Community Nursery, Foxcroft Close, LS6 3NT. Tel: 0113 274 1579

Oakwood Acorns

A group of small nurseries that are all rated Outstanding by OFSTED in every category. All staff are qualified and hold paediatric first aid certificates.

Our vision is that every child, regardless of their individual story, will be happy, engaged in their learning and fulfil their own potential.

Tel: 0113 293 9372

Precious Ones Nursery (LS7)

Secure, self-contained spaces allow children to express themselves freely and to be spontaneous. Staff are truly sensitive to family influences and the centre is in harmony with the wider community. The ethos of the nursery is to provide a stable learning and caring environment in which self- confidence and respect for the individual is actively encouraged.

196 Chapeltown Road, Chapeltown, Leeds LS7 4HZ. Tel: 0113 237 409



Primley Park Children’s Nursery – Alwoodley (LS17)

Primley Park Children’s Nursery (Alwoodley) is a registered Day Nursery with 50 childcare places for children aged between 3 months and 5 years 
Opening Times 8am-6pm
Nursery Lane, Alwoodley, Leeds LS17 7HW. Tel: 0113 266 7221 or 0113 390066

Primley Park Childrens Nursery – Roundhay (LS8)

Primley Park Children’s Nursery offers childcare for children aged 0-5 years. They like to give the children the security of a daily routine and ensure each day is structured to help children explore and develop.

Monday to Friday: 8am6pm. 7:30am start available for an additional fee.

North Park Avenue, Roundhay, Leeds LS8 1HS. Tel 0113 393 0066



Shadwell Childcare (LS17)

Shadwell childcare, has been awarded OUTSTANDING in all areas after a recent (May 2017) Ofsted inspection. The inspector said ‘teaching is of the highest quality’ and it’s a ‘tremendously nurturing environment where children thrive.
Shadwell Nursery offers a wonderful environment in which your child can flourish in a safe and secure location. Set within the grounds of Shadwell Primary School it offers a unique opportunity for exciting and stimulating activities that encourage active learning through play and exploration. Believe in giving all children Foundations for Life.
Offer Breakfast Club, an Out of School Club and a Holiday Club catering for children from the age of 2 up to 11 years of age.
Main Street, Shadwell , LS17 8JF . Tel: 0113 265 9050

Springwood Nursery (LS8)

Purpose is to create a home from home; a safe, secure and happy place where the love, care and nurturing that the children receive is central to all that they do. Springwood Nursery provision is for children aged three months to five years.

Opening hoursMonday to Friday, 8.00am until 6.00pm, for 50 weeks of the year.

3 Springwood Road, Roundhay, Leeds LS8 2QA. Tel: 0113 265 9345



Talbot Primary School Nursery

The purpose built nursery aims to get the best possible start to your child’s school journey and ensure that all our children feel safe, secure and happy to learn.  They explore fun and engaging ways to get children active and involved in their learning, thereby ensuring the earliest memories of school are super ones.

Offer 15 and 30 hour places for children from the age of three.

East Moor Road, Roundhay, LS8 1AF, 0113 2934086

Three Bears Day Nursery (LS16)

Three Bears Day Nursery is a privately owned family run business managed by the owners.  Care for children from birth to 5 years and are open from 7.30am – 6pm .  Provide a homely, friendly,  and welcoming atmosphere for all families.

226 Otley Road, Leeds LS16 5AB. Tel: 0113 275 9393

Tiny Tree Nursery (LS6)

Part of a small group of three nurseries all rated Outstanding in all areas. State of the art indoor and outdoor premises with a stimulating and nurturing environment that is well resourced. Additional teaching sessions including technology, physical education, football and foreign languages – Spanish and Italian

Opening Hours: 7.30am – 6pm

Sycamore Lodge , 7A Woodhouse Cliff , Leeds,  LS6 2HF. Tel: 0113 278 4362

Treetops Grove, Headingley (LS6)

Children at Treetops Grove, Nursery, Headingley enjoy a programme of stimulating and exciting activities and experiences, developed in line with the EYFS statutory framework. Aim is to maximise the potential of every child in our care and to nurture happy, confident, independent children. There’s every type of play imaginable including messy play, sensory play, construction areas and junk-modelling.

Opening Hours: 8am -6pm

28 Grove Road, Headingley, LS6 4EE. Tel: 0113 275 1476