Finding childcare

Find Ofsted registered childcare in your area in our East Sussex Community Information Service (ESCIS) directory. Select the childcare and sort by distance when you type your town or the first line of your address. Find your local:

  • nurseries
  • childminders
  • playgroups
  • before/after school clubs
  • holiday clubs
  • nannies

Search the ESCIS directory

Advice on choosing childcare

The Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (PACEY) has advice on types of childcare and questions to ask childcare providers.

Childcare for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)

See the Coram Family and Childcare guide for parents

Want to know more about a childcare provider?

ESCIS has a link to the provider’s Ofsted report.

Still have childcare questions?

The Family Information Service can help.

For information about babysitting and leaving children at home on their own, see the NSPCC advice.