Playaway Day Nursery

Playaway Day Nursery

Established since 1990

Barking Learning Centre, 2 Town Square, Barking, Essex, IG11 7NB

020 8591 0008




We are registered with Ofsted and are members of the two largest early years associations, National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) and Early Years Alliance. We deliver high quality care to children in Barking & Dagenham.


Our nurseries are open from 8am till 6pm and we cater for children from 0-5 years. We offer funded spaces to children who are eligible for both 2yr and 3yr funding through the local authority Family Information Service (FIS). Our 15 hour funded spaces are three days for 5hrs per day.


We also have two Pre-schools, one at Sydney Russell Children's Centre where we offer 3hrs from 9am till 12pm, Monday to Friday or 5hrs over three days Monday to Wednesday.

In our Pre-school at Becontree Children's Centre we offer 5hrs over three days, Monday to Wednesday.


If you would like to complete our Nursery Registration Form, please click here. You can take your form to the setting nearest to where you live, so we can place it on our waiting list.

If you would like to complete our SRCC Pre-school Registration Form, please click here.

If you would like to complete our BCC Pre-school Registration Form, please click here.

In order to ensure we provide the best care possible, all our staff are qualified professionals and they follow strict policies and procedures. Some of these include Health & Hygiene, Safeguarding and Child Protection, Equality and Diversity, Confidentiality and Security.


If you would like to see some of our Policies please click on the link below:


Parental Policy


Confidentiality Policy


Covid Policy


Immunisations Policy


Security Policy


A full Parent Pack is given to our parents when their child starts at our nurseries which includes all our general information, prices, Terms and Conditions and all relevant policies and procedures to help you understand how we work.


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