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Welcome to For Under Fives -
leading childcare provider in the North.
Our company was established in 1987 at Springfield Lodge Montessori Day Nursery, Grimsby and now owns and manages fifteen day nurseries in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. In that time our philosophy has remained constant - and that is our commitment to providing and promoting the highest standards of childcare and education.

We believe children deserve the best start in life and we strive to provide this through the fusion of education and care - 'educare'.

Our company believes this quality is best achieved by recognising the skills and expertise of our staff and there is a strong commitment to their personal and professional development. Training is the cornerstone of this philosophy, exemplified in our recognition as an Investor in People.

For Under Fives works in partnership with several NHS Trusts and higher education establishments providing quality care and we perceive ourselves as an exemplar of good practice. We are constantly striving to ensure that all our services are carried out in a responsive, caring and efficient manner, and this is supported by real partnerships with parents/carers.

Please feel free to order a copy of our brochure.

We look forward to welcoming you in to any of our nurseries.


Amanda Gilbert,
General Manager



Why For Under Fives can offer your child the best
pre-school provision
  • Highest staff to child ratios in pre-school provision (1:4 or 1:8)
  • Excellent quality 'educare' inspected and endorsed by OFSTED
  • 2.5 sqm play space per child provided in our nurseries, unlike state provision
  • Early years professional staff - qualified and involved in ongoing training
  • Flexibility of service 52 weeks of the year
  • Continuity of care
  • Development records for every child
  • Small family groups cared for by keyworkers
  • Real parent-staff partnerships fostered
  • Registered for three + four year government funding

>> Mission Statement and Objectives
>> Montessori
>> Child Centred Learning
>> Staff Development



North East Lincolnshire
Franklin First Call
Grimsby

Broadway Children's Centre

Grimsby

Central Children's Centre

Grimsby

Springfield Lodge
Montessori Day Nursery,

Grimsby

Havelock Day Nursery,
Grimsby

Queensway Children's Centre ,
Grimsby

Lincolnshire
County Hospital Day Nursery,
Lincoln

Carlton Day Nursery,
Lincoln

Welbourn Gardens Day Nursery
Lincoln

Lincoln Central Children's Centre Day Care

Lincoln

Pilgrim Hospital Day Nursery  Boston

North Yorkshire

Bright Start Day Nursery ,
Selby


South Yorkshire
Dearne Valley Day Nursery,
Rotherham

East Yorkshire
The Village Day Nursery,
Cottingham

The Woodlands Day Nursery,
Goole



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Directors: D.A. Lang, S.R. Lampard. Company Registration Number: 2490035
                                    Registered in England and Wales

                                  Registered Office: 33 Abbey Road, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, DN32 0HQ