Affordable, caring,
quality childcare in
Colchester town centre.

For children from 1 to 5 years old.

Welcome to Smiles Day Care Nursery, Colchester


Smiles is now recruiting for an enthusiastic Level 3 nursery staff member.

Click here to find out about this nursery staff vacancy !


We are a child day care nursery based conveniently in the centre of Colchester town centre (find us on the map). We have capacity for 31 children aged 1-5 years old. We currently have spaces available for 2, 3 and 4 years old as well as 30 hours free funding spaces for September 2019.

All of our staff are highly qualified, caring and nurturing childcare practitioners. All children are cared for individually to make sure they get the most out of their time with us whilst of course having fun!!!

At smiles we try to keep the cost of childcare down by only charging for the hours you need. We offer 2 year old funding and 3 year old funding. Also 30 hours of free childcare funding spaces now available! We also offer various discount schemes too, including NHS and military discounts. Find out more about our fees and sessions.

We offer a holiday club, please contact us for details.

Smiles were judged as GOOD during our latest inspection. Report was published in January 2016 (read full report):

TickEffectiveness of the leadership and management
TickQuality of teaching, learning and assessment
TickPersonal development, behaviour and welfare
TickOutcomes for children

Feel free to get in touch to discuss your requirements and ask questions!