Our Oakfield Nursery & Pre-school provides a happy, secure and stimulating environment in which a child’s personality and confidence can develop in preparation for school.

It is designed to meet the needs of young children and is equipped with a large bright playroom and a variety of age-appropriate toys.

We pride ourselves on our caring, experienced and highly qualified team of staff who will ensure that your child has the right support to foster their development and emotional wellbeing.

Funding your childcare

  • 30 hours of funding is available for 3 & 4 year olds (T&Cs apply).
  • All children are entitled to 15 hours of free Early Education Funding (for 3 & 4 year old’s) per week from the term after their third birthday, for 38 weeks of the year until compulsory school age.
  • Free funding for two-year-olds (FF2) is available to some children (restrictions apply).

Click here to view a video guide on applying for funding.

All the staff are really friendly. My child has definitely grown with confidence being here. 

Nursery parent


What do we do?

Where are we based?

When are we open?

We offer full day-care five days a week, term time only (38 weeks of the year) with a maximum of 25 places per session.

We are located in the Oakfield Children’s Centre in the heart of Dartford. Off-site parking is available nearby. Good public transport links nearby.

Sessions run from 8.00am – 6.00pm  (morning and afternoon sessions also available (8.00am – 1.00pm and 1.00pm – 6.00pm). All meals are included.

Get in touch with us today to find out more!

For more information, or to reserve a space, contact the nursery direct on 01322 285097 or email oakfield.nursery@ymcathamesgateway.org.uk

You can download a registration form here.