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Information about childcare providers for parents

Registered childcare options

Childcare providers may need to be registered depending on the service offered, terms and conditions. If required, registration would be granted when practice and premises comply with the Day Care of Children (Jersey) Law, 2002 and the Statutory Requirements related to the type of provision. 

Registered childcare providers include:

  • childminders
  • early years providers
  • childhood providers

Childminders

Childminders look after children in their own family home for a remuneration. They can care from babies to 12 years old children and can provide full day, all year-round service. A quality and compliance review is carried out by CEYS annually that includes self-evaluation and consultation with parents.

The Jersey Association of Child Carers (J.A.C.C.) is an organisation supporting childminders and parents. Childminders who are J.A.C.C. members can advertise their service and availabilities by way of personal profiles.

Early years providers

Early years providers

Early years providers refer to nurseries providing full-time day care from birth to school age children (school age being the term they turn 5). Most are open all year-round and only closed on public holidays, but some nurseries operate on a term time only basis. Opening hours aim to meet needs of working parents. A quality and compliance review is carried by CEYS every two years that includes self-evaluation and consultation with parents and staff.

School nurseries

Most of Government schools have a nursery class attached providing childcare for children in the year before they start their Reception year (the year they turn 5). These nursery classes are open term time only and their opening hours are in line with all schools. A quality and compliance review is carried every three years by a group of off island reviewers and senior advisors from the Childhood Young People Education and Skills (CYPES) department.

Childhood providers

Childhood providers care for children aged 3 to 12 years old before school, after school and/or during school holidays. Children who have completed their pre-school year can access a holiday club during the summer holidays prior to starting Reception. Opening hours aim to meet needs of working parents.

Single activity clubs

These offer a single activity to children. This could be an art club, a digital club, an adventure club, sports club or others.

Play work and multi activity clubs

These are breakfast or after school clubs, holiday clubs, or a combination of all three.

Other childcare options

Nannies and au pairs are not required to be registered under the law because the service offered takes place in the children's own home. The Jersey Childcare Trust (JCCT) offers an accreditation program and provides a list of accredited nannies. Visit the JCCT website for more information.

Inclusion for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)

Children with SEND are supported throughout their different developmental stages from various departments and organisations. Some childcare providers have the training and expertise to care for these children.

Early Years Inclusion Team (EYIT)

EYIT offer support, help and advice to families caring for SEND children aged 0 to 5 years.

Speech and Language Therapists (SALT)

SALT work with all ages, supporting a range of needs from feeding and swallowing to speech and language difficulties.

Jersey Childcare Trust (JCCT)

The Jersey Childcare trust (JCCT) help families access the nurture, care and learning they need for their children to thrive. They provide information and services to families, policy makers, childcare providers and other professionals.

Nursery Education Fund (NEF)

All children are eligible to receive government funded nursery education hours in the academic year they turn four. This applies to school nurseries or registered early years providers in the private or voluntary sector who have joined the scheme. Childminders are not part for the NEF scheme.

Tax relief and social benefit

Parents paying for childcare at registered providers may be entitled to tax relief. If you are in receipt of income support, you may qualify for help towards the cost of childcare however these payments can't be claimed as a deduction for tax. Visit child care tax relief for more information.

School nursery and reception admission

School nursery and reception places can be applied for through the Government website. A school nursery allocation does not guarantee a place in the reception class at the same school. Visit finding and applying for schools for more information and to know how places are allocated.

List of registered childcare providers

We aim to keep our lists of all registered childcare providers as up to date as possible. Contact us should you be aware of any changes or require more information.

Childminders

Visit J.A.C.C. website to find out more or to see childminders' vacancies.

Parish
Childminder name
GrouvilleAshley Weeks
GrouvilleCollette Labey
GrouvilleKerry Murphy
GrouvilleLucy Burton
St BreladeAlison Lewis
St BreladeAngela Aked
St BreladeCaroline Fisher
St BreladeEmily Gibson
​St Brelade
​Heidi Baker
St BreladePenny Gueno
St BreladeSamantha Allitt
St BreladeSuzanna Harris
St ClementChristina Jandron
St ClementGillian Martin
St ClementHelen Treby
St ClementLorraine Du Heaume
St ClementMichelle Leitch
St ClementSandra Snook
St ClementTarnia Kean
St HelierCharlotte Quenault-Walker
St HelierChelsea Daly
St HelierJeanette Evans
St HelierJosie Hogge
St HelierRachel Le Couilliard
St HelierSally Routier
St HelierSharon Fox
St JohnEmma Geaney
St JohnSusan Lane
St LawrenceLinda Romeril
St LawrenceRachael Newton
St LawrenceRachel Boissiere
St LawrenceSally Newman
St LawrenceShauna Raine
St LawrenceSonia Hansen-Cruickshank
St MartinEvelyn Martin-Foley
St MartinKirstie Rogers
St OuenAngela Coppock
St OuenJuliet Lumsden
St PeterAlice Duke
St PeterAnne Byrd
St PeterMarie Wilson
​St Peter
​Leonie Jagger
St SaviourAndrea Searle
St SaviourAnn Marie Quenault
St SaviourGity Bharucha
St SaviourJennifer Webb
St SaviourMandylou Boleat



Early years providers

See list of primary school nurseries

Parish
Name
St Clement Happy Hatchlings
St Helier Beaulieu Day Nursery
St Helier Centre Point Nursery
St Helier Charlie Farley's Too
St Helier La Petite Ecole
St Helier La Pouquelaye Nursery (Centre Point)
St Helier Leeward Childcare
St Helier Nestling Day Care
St Helier Busy Bees (Castle Quay)
St Helier Sunnyside Day Nursery
St Helier Westmount Day Nursery
St Lawrence Busy Beans
St Lawrence Busy Bees (La Providence)
St Mary Silver Star Pre-School
St Peter Bethesda Pre-School
St Peter Little Dragon's
St Peter Little Squirrels Nursery
St Peter Village Pre-School
St Saviour Acrewood Nursery
St Saviour Charlie Farley's
​St Saviour
FCJ Pre-School
St Saviour De La Salle Pre-Reception
St Saviour Little Oaks
St Saviour St Michael's Nursery
Trinity Acorn Nursery
Trinity Cheeky Monkeys Nursery


Childhood providers

Parish
Name
GrouvilleLittle Giants
St BreladeAbsolute Adventure
St BreladeCamp Bosdet
St BreladeHarbour Gallery
St BreladeJersey Sport
​St Brelade
Little Giants
St BreladeMini Me's
St BreladePathways La Moye
St BreladeWoodpeckers Fun Club
St ClementFreedom
St ClementJersey Sport
St ClementMendes Management
St ClementSports Bug
St ClementSt Christoper's
St HelierAce of Clubs
St HelierEssential Dance
St HelierFreedom
St HelierJanvrin
​St Helier
Jersey Arts Centre
St HelierJersey Cricket Board
St HelierJersey Football Association
St HelierJersey Sport
St HelierJersey Youth Service, Mont a l'Abbe Holiday Club
​St Helier
Kalimukti
St HelierPathways St Luke's
St HelierPolish Saturday School D'Auvergne
St HelierThe Tamariki Club
St HelierBeau Belles
St HelierCentre Point
St JohnJersey Gymnastics
St JohnCloud Nine
St LawrenceFreedom
St LawrenceLe Mourier
St MartinLittle Giants
​St Martin
​Nature's Child
St MartinSprouts Farm
​St Mary 
De Mond Gymnastics Academy
St MaryThe Kid's Club
St MaryThe Little Kid's Club
St OuenForest Friends
St OuenJersey Surf School
St OuenLaneez
​St Ouen 
Splash Surf School
St PeterFreedom
St SaviourAutism Jersey
​St Saviour 
Creative Minds
St SaviourDe La Salle Tamariki
St SaviourFreedom
St SaviourLittle Leopards
St SaviourThe Golden Cockerels
St SaviourThe Polish School of Natives
St SaviourWest End Experience
St SaviourFCJ Primary School
St SaviourJersey Sport
St SaviourSpringfield After School Club
​Trinity
Bouley Bay Dive Centre
TrinityDrama Lab
​Trinity 
​Nature's Child
TrinityLittle Giants







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