Activities for Families and Under 5’s

Dolphins Childcare

Dolphins Childcare is a 22 place setting, friendly and caring private nursery, which caters for children aged 2-5-year-olds based at the Bridgelink Centre from 12pm to 3pm.

The nursery provides a stimulating, warm, safe, and caring environment, where children have a variety of experiences to learn and play. The staff team are qualified NVQ 3 and NVQ 2 practitioners.

We particularly focus on identifying children’s individual needs, children make good progress in their learning and development as our staff provide good quality experience for them to enjoy. We have excellent child to staff ratio, Forest School, Lets talk together are part of our daily practice.

The team at Dolphins Childcare are highly motivated to continuously develop the existing warm and caring practice for the benefit of the children, parents, and careers.

Stay and Play

Stay and Play is designed for children aged 0-5 years and their parents and carers.

Funded by a grant from Children in Need, Stay and Play offers pre-school children a safe and welcoming environment to play alongside their parent/carers. The sessions are structured and designed to help children’s development in a fun and creative way, with different activities such as storytelling, singing, art and crafts .  

Stay and Play is run by local childcare professionals, and very popular with families living on and around the Ivybridge Estate, reflecting the diversity of the local area. It plays an important role in helping families get their children ready for nursery and school.

Every Friday 9.30-11.30 throughout the year.

There is a £1.50 fee per session which includes fruit for children and tea and coffee for adults.