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Making a Difference

Explorers Wraparound Childcare offers a full range of services for children from 0-11 years old including nursery care, pre-school places, breakfast and after school clubs supported with holiday clubs to offer true wrapround childcare throughout the year.  


We are situated in two distinctive sites, each with a different offering, within Swanage. Both facilities are based within large functional buildings with open access to outdoor play which we encourage children to use all year round. We find the outdoor environment provides a stimulating, exciting and challenging environment which is turn helps all our children with all their learning and development. 

Our aims at Explorers Childcare Group are:

  • to provide a safe, caring and stimulating environment in a flexible setting where children can learn and develop positively as individuals.

  • to provide children with confidence and ability to communicate effectively with each other and carers and give them the best start in their learning journey

  • to engage children with nature and give them the opportunity to become masters of their own learning


Complete Wraparound Care in a Nurturing Environment

We want to help prepare your children for their brightest future. Explorers Wraparound Childcare is leading the field of complete childcare through our dedication and commitment to all our children's needs. We offer high quality wraparound childcare and education, in a nurturing, caring, secure and stimulating environment across two sites within Swanage. Supported by highly trained staff, the focus is on the individual needs of every child, with children at the centre of everything we do. We encourage all children to reach their highest potential by offering a varied curriculum which is tailored to suit a range of needs and support each child in their development. Our Forest School allows your child to gain independence, learn about managing risks, improve mental well-being and build social relationships with their peers and trusted adults.


We know that choosing the right nursery for your child is a very personal and important decision.  Explorers is here to support you and your child and to help them develop into confident and caring individuals.  We create a fun, happy and nurturing environment which feels just like an extension of your own home.

We are a locally run group where children are truly at the heart of everything we do.

If you would like to know more, please do come and meet us and let us show you what we have to offer your family by completing the form found here: 

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Explorers Swanage, The Centre, Chapel Lane, Swanage, Dorset. BH19 2PW

Explorers Herston, St Marks, High Street, Swanage, BH19 2PH

 01929 426355

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