2 and 3 year old funding spaces available 4 years old and 30 hours funding based on eligibility Call us now on 0208 984 8184

About Us at Elm Lane

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We are strategically located within 10 minutes walk from Dagenham Heathway tube station and about 7 minutes walk from Dagenham East tube station on the district line. There is off street parking and dropping off spaces with no restrictions.
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The Team

Elm Lane Day Nursery employs qualified staff that holds all the relevant childcare qualifications and experience, from Level 2 in Learning and Development to Degree Level in Early Childhood and in Education. All staff are First Aid qualified and DBS checked. Our staff are carefully selected and monitored to ensure that they can create a warm and caring atmosphere and help to develop your Childs individual needs and positive self-esteem. Individual progress is monitored through our key person system.

Our staff ratios are according to the OFSTED requirements:

  • 0-2’s =1:3
  • 2’s-3’s =1:4
  • 3’s-5’s =1-8

New Staff/Recruitment
We are always on the lookout for good qualified staff to join our team. We offer good rates and benefits. Call and ask or fill in the application form and return it to us via email or post to the above address.

Fees and Deposits

registration fee is required to secure a place at Our Nursery. This is non-refundable. You are required to pay a deposit of ONE month's fee in advance.
This will be used for your last month's fee, provided we have received one month’s written notice.
The deposit is non-refundable if you fail to give one month’s written notice or if you cancel your booking.

Full time or Part-time deposit will be one month’s fees in advance. You will be asked to sign a contract of agreement. Please take the time to read it carefully. Please keep all receipts of payments made for your own record.

Late pick-up/collection charges are payable at a rate of £10.00 for every five minutes after 6:00pm and after 12:00pm for the morning session.

Our Fee

Fees must be paid monthly in advance. Full fees must be paid when the week is shortened by holiday or non-attendance for whatever reason. There are no negotiations or reductions. Please see the Manager for the current fees. These fees are subject to review and can be changed at any time at management’s discretion. The 3-5 years’ rate applies from the term following your child’s third birthday.

We offer 15 hours Free Early Education Funding for Children aged 2 years. Simply make an enquiry at the nursery and we'll check your eligibility. Children aged 3 are also able to access the Early Education Funding of 30 Hour free per term. These are for TERM TIME ONLY.

Prices are calculated on a termly basis. (For school holidays the normal fee rate applies).


Session Time
Full day care 7am-6pm
Half day- Morning 7am-12pm
Half day- Afternoon 1.00pm - 6.00pm
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