Welcome to The Ark Child Okeford Day Nursery
We are located in the heart of North Dorset, between Blandford Forum and Sturminster Newton, attached to St. Nicholas Primary School, in the village of Child Okeford.
We open from 8.00am until 6.00pm for 50 weeks per year. We are a community group with charitable status.
Contact us to find out more

Dates for your Diary

First day of Autumn Term – Wednesday 4th September

Half Term Monday 28th October – Friday 1st November inclusive

Ark Christmas Closure Tuesday 24th December – Wednesday 1st January 2020 inclusive

Thank you

A special thank you to those companies and organisations that have donated prizes to help with our fundraising events throughout the year. Without your support our fundraising activities would not be the same, with new exciting fundraising projects on the horizon, we appreciate your kind contributions. Cool Play Sturminster Newton Swanage Railway Wrendale Designs Great […]

Child Care Govement Funding

There are various routes for help with childcare funding. For the latest information regarding childcare funding options visit https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk/ Tax Free Childcare 15 Hours Free Childcare (2Years) 15 Hours Free Childcare (3-4Years) 30 Hours Free Childcare (3-4Years) Tax credits for Childcare Universal Credit for childcare Support while you study      

Hey Day Saturday 22nd June (12 noon – 4.30pm)

We will be hosting a stall at the Heyday at Child Okeford Recreation Ground on Saturday 22nd June from 12 noon – 4.30pm. Do you have an hour to spare to help run the stall? Any volunteers would be greatly appreciated; please speak to Sarah or Sam.

Summer BBQ

Our annual Summer BBQ will be held on Saturday 13th July and after last year’s success it will again take place over lunchtime starting at 12.00.