Our Temple Hill 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 6 of my children have attended here as I have a great relationship with the staff and my children enjoy it. I have received support from the manager and I know I can go to her with anything.  

Nursery parent


What do we do?

Where are we based?

When are we open?

Offering daycare five days a week from 8.00am – 6.00pm, 51 weeks of the year. Our 62-place (maximum per session) nursery & pre-school for children aged 3months to 5 years has plenty of space indoors and outdoors for exploration and play. An after-school provision is also available on-site for 5-11 year old’s.

We are based near to Temple Hill Square in Dartford (close to Temple Hill Primary Academy). Parking is available on Temple Hill Square. Good transport links nearby.

We offer morning and afternoon sessions from 8.00am – 1.00pm and 1.00pm – 6.00pm. A 7.30am start can be pre-booked (subject to availability and an extra fee applies). Meals are provided (an additional fee may apply). Pre-school sessions (8.30am – 11.30am and 12.00pm – 3.00pm) are also available.


Get in touch with us today to find out more!

For more information, or to reserve a space, contact the nursery direct on 01322 319121 or email Templehill.nursery@ymcathamesgateway.org.uk

You can download a registration form here.