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Childcare ChoicesView all services in this category 2 Year Funding30 Hours Funded Childcare

If you would like to complete the 2021 Childcare Survey, an annual survey Brighter Futures for Children must carry out to make sure there is sufficient high-quality, flexible and affordable childcare to meet the needs of our local community. Please use the following link Brighter Futures for Children Childcare Survey 2021 ( survey ends 26th September 2021. By completing this survey you will be given the opportunity to enter a free prize draw to win a £50 Love2shop gift card.

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Deciding the type of childcare you want for your child is an important decision, so it is a good idea to get as much information as possible before deciding what is best for you and your child. You can search for childcare available in Reading below.

There are several different options for pre-school education/childcare:

  • Childminders
  • Nurseries
  • Pre-schools
  • Nursery Schools & Classes
  • Nannies
  • Holiday Clubs/After School Clubs/Breakfast Clubs

Disclaimer: The Council does not necessarily endorse or recommend any of the links or services included in this services guide - please read our Disclaimer in full (link at the bottom of this page) before using this services guide. 

Last reviewed June 2021

Quick look at Childcare
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  • Childcare in RG31 Childcare in the RG31 area of Reading