Early years and childcare

Childcare, playgroups and activities

Children's Centres are free areas where you and a child aged 0 to 5 can play, socialise and learn together. Children's centres are drop-in only and places don't have to be reserved.

After-school groups

In the event that a children's centre or nurseries is full, or to guarantee a childcare arrangement during holidays and after school, there are several Ofsted registered playgroups in Wandsworth for children aged 3 to 11.


  • Albemarle Primary School, SW19
  • Earlsfield Primary School, SW18
  • Falconbrook Primary School, SW11
  • Smallwood Primary School, SW1
  • St Michael's CE Primary School, SW18

Book a paid for playgroup.

Contact Play Services at playservices@wandsworth.co.uk or 020 8871 7899.


View childminders, nannies and au pair information through the Family Information Service (FIS).

Family Information Service

The Family Information Service (FIS) can provide information is a free resource for families with children aged 0 to 19 - up to 25 years old for young people with special needs or disabilities. It provides information on childcare, education, family support and activities for children relationships, schools and health services.

Locations of Children's Centres

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