Find a nursery within Kingston upon Thames
If you are looking for a nursery you can use the e-admissions map to find a nursery near you.
Or, if you are looking for a particular type of nursery, we've listed the options available in the borough:
- community nurseries
- voluntary aided church nurseries
- academy nurseries
- foundation nurseries
- day nurseries, pre-school playgroups, independent schools and registered childminders
You can also use the Childcare Search on the Achieving for Children AfCinfo website to look for early education and childcare options.
You can view performance tables for the nurseries on the Department for Education’s website and Ofsted reports on Ofsted's website.
Our Nursery Education in Kingston upon Thames booklet explains the different types of nursery education available as well as when and how to apply for a nursery place.
Apply for a nursery place at a local authority school
To apply for a nursery place at a local authority school:
- choose the nursery you would like to apply to – you may wish to arrange a visit to meet with the staff and look around
- contact the nursery school for their application form, or download a copy from their website if available
- places will be offered to parents in accordance with the chosen nursery’s admissions criteria