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Welcome to Starting Point Child Care Centre which is now based in a brand new purpose-built premises off Dane Bank Avenue, in front of the main college campus. At Starting Point we cater for children, aged 0 to 5 years, and our team of fully qualified staff provide a warm and friendly environment where children can enjoy their early years. Our new facility is bigger and better than ever. Exciting features include indoor and outdoor play areas, a huge baby room and under-floor heating, while the nursery is packed to the rafters with some of the latest toys and play equipment.

  • Nursery Manager: Julie Jervis
  • Deputy Manager: Emma Jeffs

Address: Starting Point Childcare Centre, South Cheshire College, Dane Bank Avenue, Cheshire. CW2 8AB

  • Telephone: 01270 654655
  • Ofsted Registration Number: EY413041


£18.50 per standard session (£37 for the full day)

Booking Fee: A booking fee of £50 will be charged, per child, on confirmation of a booked place for full day care children only. This fee covers administration costs and allows for settling-in visits. The booking fee is not refundable. If two children are booked at the same time, the fee is £75 for the two.

Please Note: Late collection charges will apply to full and half days. Late collection charges will also apply outside of booked EYFSG sessions & paid sessions.


Supplying a large selection of A4 and A3 sketchbooks, display files and portfolios as well as paints, paintbrushes, inks and pastels and a haberdashery section.


The term after your child turns three they may be eligible to claim 15 hours (for 38 weeks per year) under the EYFSG Scheme. These sessions are available on a flexible basis.

In order to book your sessions you will be required to fill out a timetable expressing the times in which you wish your child to attend. We offer varied sessions for funded 2, 3 and 4 year olds under the EYFSG – session times include morning, afternoon and school day and chargeable top-up sessions are also available.

You may attend only for the 15 hours free sessions, therefore incurring no extra charges, these will also include lunch. You can pay for additional sessions in full including full and half days, breakfast, lunch and tea-time clubs.

Please note that once the sessions are booked these will remain in place for each half term. We are only able to swap sessions or offer extra sessions if we have places available.

For further information on the 15 hour free sessions please contact the nursery manager on 01270 654655.


Starting Point Child Care Centre accepts child care vouchers in full or part payment of fees, from leading organisations including Busy Bees and Acorn etc. Please contact the payments office on 01270 654646 for further details.

Morning Session
  • Including Lunch
  • 8am to 1pm
Afternoon Session
  • Including Tea
  • 1pm to 6pm
Full Day
  • Including Lunch and Tea
  • 8am to 6pm


In partnership with The University of Oxford.