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

Term Dates

Summer Term


Holiday Club


Closure Week


Holiday Club


Autumn Term (1)


Half Term (Holiday Cub)


Autumn Term (2)


Holiday Club


Closure Week


Spring Term (1)


Half Term


Inset Day


Spring Term (2)


Easter Holiday


May Bank Holiday

Wednesday 1st April


Monday 20th July


Monday 24th August


Tuesday 1st September


Monday 7th September


Monday 26th October


Monday 2nd November


Monday 21st December


Tuesday 24th December


Monday 4th January


Monday 15th February


Monday 22nd February


Tuesday 23rd February


Friday 2nd April


Monday 3rd May

Friday 17th July


Friday 21st August


Friday 28th August


Friday 4th September


Friday 23rd October


Friday 30th August


Friday 18th December


Wednesday 23rd December


Friday 1st January


Friday 12th February


Friday 19th February



Thursday 1st April


Friday 16th April