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Capacity & School Hours


Opening Hours and Information on the Nursery Day


At present we can accommodate: Dennistoun Early Years Centre provides a service for children from birth to 5 years old.


  • Baby Room- accommodates children who are under two years of age. In the baby room we have 6 children. The staff child ratio is 1 adult: 3 babies.


  • Two and three years of age - We have capacity for 25 children. The staff/child ratio for 2 to 3 year olds is 1 adult :5 children


  • 3 to 5 Years Old- We have capacity for 48 children at any one time. The staff/ child ratio is 1 adult: 8 children.


Some children may take longer than others to settle, but everything is done to ensure a secure, settled and happy transition.  At times of transition from home to nursery and within the centre there is always a settling in period. Staff are sensitive to the individual needs of the child.

The nursery will is open from 8.00am – 6.00pm. We are open 52 weeks of the year except public holidays and In-service days.


A core session is 8.25-11.35am and 12.55-4.05pm