Children and childcare

This section is split into three sections, covering :-

  • Nursery and Pre-school / after-school provision (the income from these adverts helps support the work of the Community Association)
  • Other organisations offering pre and/or after school services
  • General support services and information offered by the local council

Nursery and pre/after-school provision

Lady Bay Preschool

Location: All Hallows Church Halls, Pierrepont Rd, Lady Bay, West Bridgford, NG2 5BP

We love to... play, bake, sing, make, run, laugh, paint, climb, eat, draw, create, smile, jump, skip, read, listen, grow and learn

Lady Bay Pre-school has been part of the community for over 50 years. We provide high quality and affordable childcare and education in a friendly, safe environment.

Open 9am - 3pm Monday to Friday during term time.

Children are welcome from 2 years old.

For more information or to arrange a visit call 07982 764882 during opening hours or email [email protected].

Little Friends Out of School Club

The Little Friends Out of School Club is on Adbolton Lane opposite open fields. We pick up and drop off at Lady Bay School but the holiday club is open to eveyone. We can have 14 children at any session and we provide breakfast and a substantial tea . The children can do homework , arts and crafts, reading, watch TV or play outside.

There are two fully qualified staff at any one time. The children wear high visibility jackets to and from school to ensure their safety.

In the warmer months the children will be out in the local countryside enjoying picnics and activities outside!

Early booking is essential to ensure a place.

Call Sarah on 0115 981 8040 or email [email protected] to book or to come and have a look, or see our Facebook page .

Also associated day nursery.

Before & after school care

My name is Stella Dova and I am a fully trained and experienced Primary Teacher living in Lady Bay.  I am fully registered with Ofsted as a childminder and I provide before and after school care with creative activities to children that attend our Lady Bay Primary School.

As a teacher and a mum, I have always loved to help children develop their imagination and creativity. My focus is on children enjoying their play in a warm family atmosphere in which they can feel secure and happy.

Please feel free to contact me for more information or to arrange a visit.

Mobile: 07814327695,   Land Line: 0115 9141281,
email  [email protected],   F/B: @beforeafterladybay

Other pre- and after-school services

Some of our local sports organisations offer various out-of-school activities - see our Sports listing for contact details.

Lady Bay Parent and Toddler Group

Location: All Hallows Church Hall, Pierrepont Rd, Lady Bay, West Bridgford, NG2 5BP, Monday & Friday mornings in term time, 10am-11.30am. £3 per family per session.  BYO tea/coffee in a thermos, travel cup, whatever... All surfaces scrubbed and sanitised, come along and have some fun.  

First session is free. Parents, grandparents and childminders all welcome to bring along your little ones to our lovely group. Relax and have a chat while your little one enjoys the toys, books and crafts. Then we all pitch in to tidy away the toys and sing songs. Our lovely group is run by parents in Lady Bay. Just drop in or see our Facebook page first -

Moo Haven

Moo Haven, registered horsed rescue charity, are offering 2 hour pony experiences - muck out, groom and ride. Learn the reality of owning your own pony, £30 per session.

Mini kids club during school holidays 10am - 3pm: a morning of horse care and riding and an afternoon of crafts. £50 per session 10% sibling discount.

Booking essential tel 0781 202 8851 or email [email protected]

This is a link to a video describing the work of Moo Haven -

Other day-care and nursery support

Kindred - (was Alphabet House)

Children's Support services from the Council

Notts Help Yourself has been set up to provide the latest information for parents in nottinghamshire.

Children's Centres have a range of health-related services for families with children aged 0-5 years old who live in Nottinghamshire.  Our local centre is near the Abbey Road and St Edmund Campion Primary Schools, in Tewkesbury Close, West Bridgford, NG2 5ND, tel: 0115 9773749, Email: [email protected].  However the main centre is in  Bingham.  Staff have expertise in family support, developing parenting skills, promoting health and wellbeing, early years development, community development, communication and language and supporting adults back to work.  The service is paid for by Nottinghamshire County Council.  For more information, find them on Facebook or on their website.