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Playday Nursery is a well established childcare provider in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, England. We provide complete childcare from 6 weeks to 5 years. We aim to provide a happy, safe, stimulating environment where every child can develop to his or her full potential. We believe that a child’s development is enhanced by creative, educational and social play, provided by kind and qualified staff who work in close partnership with parents and carers.

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We Offer

  • Flexible full or part time spaces.
  • Term time only childcare is available.
  • Free funded childcare for eligible 0-5 year olds. Click here for information on the current offer.
  • 10% sibling discount for more than one child attending per family.
  • We offer freshly prepared healthy meals and snacks.

“Children enter this setting excited and happy to be there. Staff are warm, caring and nurturing. Children are very independent and behave very well. Children have many opportunities to develop their physical skills. Staff have a good understanding of how to keep children safe and place a strong emphasis on supporting children’s communication and language skills. Partnerships with parents are a strength of the setting.” (OFSTED)

Please browse our website to learn more about us and contact us for more information or to arrange a look around the nursery.  Below you can find just some of the wonderful comments we have received from parents and children and you can read more in our testimonials section by clicking here.

I look forward to meeting you soon, please don’t hesitate to contact us for further information.

Amy Lambert

Nursery Manager


“I really have nothing but positive and wonderful things to say about the nursery and all the staff.  I think it’s a very safe environment for children to learn and thrive and I think it’s very well led and thank you again.” (Parent)

“They have helped my son overcome social anxiety and have bought him on leaps and bounds in terms of his speech and learning.” (Parent)

“The staff at Playday are attentive, professional and most importantly caring and compassionate. They have gone above and beyond to ensure Tye’s needs are met.” (Parent)

“The food Menu provided is nutritious, fresh and a good variety.  My son enjoys meals here.” (Parent)

“If I fall over the teachers look after me. I love playing with my friends and I like helping. I get fun things to do. Long days are my best days!” (Child attending Playday)

Telephone: 01325 312 050   | Opening Hours : Monday - Friday 8am - 6pm | Closed Bank Holidays & Between Christmas & New Year

How To Find Us