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Franklin First Call

Hello and welcome to Franklin First Call Nursery. We are a purpose built nursery set in the grounds of Franklin College, Grimsby. Although predominately for students and local residents, the nursery is also open to the general public.

Franklin First Call opened on January 27, 2003. The nursery is OFSTED registered and caters for children aged 2-5 years. Opening hours are 8.00am - 6.00pm Monday to Friday.

To view our latest Ofsted Inspection report please click here.

'Welcoming, warm and nurturing' nursery praised by Ofsted

The nursery has been funded as part of the Governments Neighbourhood Nursery Initiative. Other funding providers include Learning and Skills Council, Childcare Community Fund and Franklin College.   We receive nursery education vouchers for 2, 3 and 4 year olds for 38 weeks per year for 15 hours per week. 

The nursery environment is a jungle theme and consists of an under 2’s unit, a 2-5years unit, outdoor area and physical room which has various soft play equipment to promote physical development and healthy life styles


Our staff are of varying ages with a wide range of childcare experience and are constantly updating their qualifications. At Franklin we recognise children's safety as paramount and the nursery has an electronic entry security system. At Franklin First Call we see your children as individuals and as such work closely with parents to meet each child's individual needs.

All meals are freshly prepared on a daily basis using the ‘eat better start better’ recommendations childrensfoodtrust.org.uk/pre-school/eat-better-start-better

Franklin welcomes parents and children to come and see for yourselves our happy and welcoming environment.

We look forward to welcoming you,

Emma and team


Emma Lammin

Nursery Manager

Vicky Darley / Rachel Young

Deputy Manager

Tel: 01472 488084

Email: first.call@franklin.ac.uk

Franklin First Call,
Chelmsford Avenue,
North East Lincs,
DN34 5BY

Opening Times
Monday to Friday
8.00am - 6.00pm

1 staff with BA Hons in Early Childhood Studies

1 staff with Level 4

4 staff with Level 3

1 cleaner

Registered Places
44 registered places

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Directors: D.A. Lang, S.R. Lampard. Company Registration Number: 2490035