Island Day Nursery


Tax Free Childcare

Thursday, 23rd September 2021

Please see attached the HMRC News Release dated the 01/09/2021 regarding Tax Free Childcare (TFC).

Return to Settings

Tuesday, 7th September 2021

Please find attached a “Return to Settings” leaflet for parents. Public Health England has published a series of resources to help keep parents informed as their children return to education settings.

Autumn Term 2021 Newsletter for CCAMHS

Friday, 3rd September 2021

Please  find attached the latest newsletter which may be of interest from Community CAMHS    

Classic Burger and wedges

Wednesday, 11th August 2021

Click here for the link to "end food poverty" where you will find an easy recipe to follow to make homemade burger and wedges

Are you looking for childcare in the Newport, Wootton or Sandown area?

Wednesday, 11th August 2021

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR CHILDCARE IN THE NEWPORT, SANDOWN OR WOOTTON AREA? In our recent family questionnaires 100% of our families said they would recommend us. We are currently taking bookings for the Autumn term 2021. For more information or to book a visit give us a call: Newport: - 01983 533334 Sandown - 01983 408392 Wootton - 01983 884801

The Isle of Wight Family Centre

Tuesday, 20th July 2021

Please click here for information of the family centres and the range of parenting programmes and services they provide which may be of benefit and interest to you


Thursday, 15th July 2021

Is your child turning 3 before the 31st August and elligible for the early years funding? Maybe you qualify for 2 year old funding as from September? For more information on fundng please click here or give us a call and we can go through the various options with you 

Healthier Together

Friday, 18th June 2021

Please click here for some useful information from NHS re COVID

How to stop the spread of Coronavirus

Friday, 18th June 2021

Advice for everyone to help stop the spread of coronavirus please click here

Keep the Island Safe

Friday, 18th June 2021

For some useful information on how to keep the Island Safe please click here

Preparing your child for starting school

Thursday, 20th May 2021

Please see attached some useful information to help the transition to school in September 


Wednesday, 28th April 2021

Please see attached  for the current service offers from Barnardo's in response to  requests for support

2 Year Old Funding

Thursday, 15th April 2021

Are you elligible for 2 year old funding? Click here for more information and details of how to apply 

Guidance for parents and carers of children attending out-of-school settings during the coronavirus

Monday, 19th July 2021

For the latest guidance please click here

Tiny Happy People

Friday, 26th March 2021

Tiny Happy People is here to help you develop your child's communication skills. Explore our simple activities and play ideas and find out about their amazing early development. Please click here for some simple, fun and free activitities to try at home 

Parents’ Guide to the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework

Friday, 26th March 2021

To see this guide please click here 

Transition back to nursery during COVID

Wednesday, 3rd March 2021

Please see the attached document which contains some helpful advise in managing your child's return to nursery during COVID

Guidance for parents and carers of children attending out-of-school settings during the coronavirus

Wednesday, 17th March 2021

for the latest guidance please click here

What parents and carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges

Wednesday, 24th February 2021

Information for parents and carers about attending schools, nurseries and colleges in the spring term 2021. please click here

Community Testing

Tuesday, 23rd February 2021

We are delighted to announce that our staff can now access Coronavirus Community testing sites across the island even if they are asymptomatic


Wednesday, 17th February 2021

We are delighted to announce that since the Government announced last week that Nursery workrers are now deemed front line social care staff, our staff have now embarked on the vaccination programme. However, we would like to assure you that even though staff are being vaccinated we will still be adhering to our strict cleaning/sterilising programmes as well as maintaining social distancing...

Recent and upcoming changes

Thursday, 11th February 2021

For up to date information on recent and upcoming changes rfelating to COVID please click here

Tax Free Childcare

Wednesday, 27th January 2021

Have you heard of Tax free Childcare? Follow the link below for more information.

Useful information for parents during the pandemic

Thursday, 7th January 2021

Please click here for some useful information 

Information for parents and carers about going back to schools, nurseries and colleges in Spring 202

Monday, 19th July 2021

For the latest guidance please click here.

Making a support bubble with another household

Wednesday, 16th December 2020

How you can safely expand the group of people you have close contact with during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.. Please click here for more information

Managing a childcare bubble with another household

Wednesday, 16th December 2020

How you can get informal childcare for anyone under 14 from friends and family you do not live with.. Please click here to find out more

Winter Grants Fund

Friday, 11th December 2020

Please click here to find out more about this new scheme that is being rolled out this winter to support those most in need across England with the cost of food, energy and water bills and other associated costs.

Have your circumstances changed?

Friday, 11th December 2020

Have your circumstances changed over the past couple of months? If so you may be entitled to claim for 2 year old Funding or the 30 hour funding for 3 and 4 year olds. For more information visit: or give us a call: Newport – 533334 Sandown – 408392 Wootton - 884801

2 year old funding

Friday, 11th December 2020

Did you know that there is Government funding available for some 2 year old children?  To find out more visit

Like us on Facebook and book your visit

Friday, 24th July 2020

NEW FAMILIES   In order to comply with social distancing we are offering prospective parents the opportunity to look round our nurseries either late afternoons during the week or on a Saturday morning. To book a visit please call: Newport - 533334 Sandown - 408392 Wootton - 884801

Coronavirus ( COVID-19) Early years and childcare updated information

Friday, 19th June 2020

Please click here for the latest updated Government information 

Coronavirus (Covid-19): Early Years and Childcare Closures (Updated Guidance)

Wednesday, 1st April 2020

Please follow this link for the updated government guidance for  Early years and Childcare settings regarding closures.          

Useful Links: Coronavirus

Wednesday, 25th March 2020

Please find below various links that you may find...
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