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Finding suitable childcare for your child/ren can be very daunting and to support you in your search there are a number of different resources which aim to assist you.

  • The Family Information Service (operating within the Cambridgeshire County Council) maintains the Online Directory: Childcare which includes information on childcare and early learning providers as well as support services for families.
  • There are a number of websites which aim to assist families with finding suitable childcare.  As well as listing provisions, there are also helpful tips on what to look for when considering a facility. The sites include the The Family and Daycare Trust,, Yoopies. and Babysits.
  • The Childcare Office maintains an endorsement file, which is generated from comments made by staff, visiting scholars and students of the University. To make an appointment to come and look at the file please email the office.
  • Accessing the inspection reports from OFSTED can also be useful.

The University does not endorse or recommend any external childcare or babysitting services but are providing details to assist parents.