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Childcare

We offer a range of childcare benefits. These include flexible childcare, onsite nurseries, cover for people on maternity leave, childcare advice for staff, and part-time training for people returning from maternity leave.

Our Day Nurseries Business Manager can:

  • advise on applying for a place at our nurseries
  • answer questions about how the nursery fees salary sacrifice scheme works
  • send you our nursery information pack.

For more information, contact:
Irene Pilia, Day Nurseries Business Manager
Email: [email protected]

King’s day nurseries

All NHS and King’s College London and Institute of Psychiatry staff can apply for a place at one of our day nurseries.

If you have a child in one of our nurseries, you can join the nursery fees salary sacrifice scheme, which will save you money each month because the cost of the nursery is deducted from your pay before it is taxed.

All King’s day nurseries:

  • care for children from three months to five years old
  • are open from 7am to 6.30pm, Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays
  • cater for children’s individual needs
  • have areas for creative, imaginative, constructive, and graphic play
  • include a book corner and a pre-school room
  • have a garden play area designed to complement inside play activities
  • support children who speak English as a second language.

Nursery details

To arrange a visit before applying, please contact our nurseries directly:

Bright Sparks Orpington

Orpington Hospital
Tel: 01689 865246
This nursery can care for 32 children under two and 33 children aged two to five.

Mapother House Nursery

De Crespigny Park
Tel: 020 3299 5358
This nursery can care for 27 children two and 40 children aged two to five.