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Have a lovely Easter Holiday. We look forward to seeing the children on Monday 19th April 2021 ready for the summer term.

Children's Information Service

Information about services available to families.


Children's Information Service


We provide free, impartial information and advice on childcare, children’s centres, early education, funding and family support within Bournemouth.

We are part of the Customer Services Team at Bournemouth Borough Council and are committed to providing parents and carers with relevant and tailored information to assist with everyday family life.


  • Childcare in Bournemouth including childminders, day nurseries and pre-schools
  • Early Education Funding and how to access this for your two, three and four year old
  • Local children's centres activities for parents and carers with under fives
  • Childcare for school aged children including breakfast, after school and holiday clubs
  • Tax credits and childcare vouchers to help with the cost of registering childcare
  • The average cost for each of the different types of childcare 
  • Starting school and how we apply for a place
  • Services for child with special educational needs
  • Local parent and toddler groups
  • Family support services