Little girl opening her own nurseryStarting a nursery

Are you thinking about starting a nursery? We know it can be an exciting but daunting experience with so many areas to consider. 

National Day Nurseries Association is here to help and support you.

NDNA's Advanced Starting a Nursery Pack


boy_with_bricks The Advanced Starting a Nursery Pack is great when you've decided to open a nursery and you're in the process of setting up your business.

Advice for starting a nursery includes: 

The Starting a Nursery pack costs £199, which includes the annual membership fee of £176 and the two publications specially discounted at £13 each.

Purchase the Starting a Nursery pack here

Alternatively, you can sign up as a full NDNA Nursery Member, starting from £166 by Direct Debit or £176 via credit or debit card.

Join here

Starting a nursery support


NDNA provides expert advice and support to people starting a nursery with a consultancy service covering the following:

  • Business plan scrutiny
  • Review of all policies and procedures
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Review of room layout and outdoor environment
  • Pre-Ofsted visit actions.

Our Starting a Nursery Consultancy Service includes a report with actions and suggestions. We will highlight strengths and weaknesses, giving you the confidence that your nursery will start on the best footing.

  Full day  Half day 

NDNA Member 

  £972

£602

Non-member

£1,215

 £753.50

Contact training@ndna.org.uk or call 01484 40 70 70 to book.

Free factsheet

Starting a nursery factsheet

Get started with our FREE starting a nursery factsheet!

Download it here

FREE online business toolkit to start your nursery



 NDNA supported by the Department for Education have launched a FREE online business toolkit to support you in opening your new nursery.
Find out more