Flexible childcare for children aged 6 months to 5 years is available at The Hub. Providing a safe, stimulating environment with a caring atmosphere to help promote children’s holistic development. Experiences and activities help children progress in their development and learning through the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum.


All nursery staff are qualified and experienced childcare practitioners and have had enhanced police checks carried out. Staff are trained in paediatric first aid, safeguarding, equality and diversity, food hygiene and health and safety.

Pupil Premium

Waterbabies in line with national guidance receives pupil premiums for specific children to support narrowing the gap in educational attainment.​

Our Nursery receives 53p per hour for eligible children (parents can find information on the Educational Grant form and from Doncaster Family Information Services) is spent to support children in their educational development. Information about how this money is spent is kept within the Nursery setting to maintain the confidentiality of the child.

For further information please contact the Waterbabies Nursery Team who will be able to discuss your child and their eligibility with you.​

Further Information

  • Registered with and inspected by Ofsted
  • Free Nursery Education Grant places available
  • Childcare Vouchers accepted
  • Doncaster College students may be eligible for financial help with their nursery fees through the Learner Support Fund, Student Finance England or Care to Learn
  • Complimentary hot meals provided for children who stay all day
  • Copies of nursery policies/procedures are available on request.

The Hub Nursery – Waterbabies

Opening times: 8:00 – 17:30 (Term Time Only)

Phone: 01302 553719

Email: hub.childcare@don.ac.uk