Nursery Newport

Give your child the very best start in life

Welcome to Newport Nursery!

Located in the grounds of St Mary’s Hospital, just off the main Newport Road, this nursery provides high quality childcare for the local community.

The nursery is purpose-built, and has extensive gardens and woodland, offering your child a unique environment for their learning and development. Your child will access a wide range of activities with our exceptional staff team, enabling them to learn and develop through play with a focus on the outdoors. The nursery fully embraces active and outdoor play with each day bringing a new adventure.

All of our meals are prepared fresh daily so we can ensure your child enjoys healthy, tasty and nutritious meals.

Give your child the very best start in life at YMCA Nursery Newport.

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Explore the Nursery

Baby Room

A safe and nurturing ‘home from home’ for your baby, with daily opportunities to get messy, be physically active and express their creativity and development. A cosy sleep space ensures a relaxing nap time. The baby room also has its own secure garden with lots of resources and shelter, with a ramp that helps the children to practice their walking skills.

Toddler Room

A spacious and stimulating indoor space coupled with a large garden area, where your child will benefit from a mixture of child initiated and adult led activities that enhance their learning and help them achieve their next steps. Access to unrivalled outdoor facilities and fun activities such as den building, digging for mini beasts, nature walks and woodland adventures.

Preschool Room

Your child will have daily opportunities to grow confidence, independence, and social skills, spending much of their time outdoors. A stimulating and exciting place for developing minds. The incredible outdoor environment allows your child to choose where they want to play and learn.
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Perfect Location

Find us at YMCA Nursery Newport, St Mary’s Hospital, Parkhurst Road, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 5TG.

As you drive into the hospital, take a left and go into the North car park; we’re up the little lane at the top. There is a dedicated, signposted drop-off space for parents immediately outside the nursery.


Monday – Friday, 7:15am – 6pm, all year round.
Please view our sessions and fees here.
YMCA Newport Nursery is available for children from 4 months to 5 years.
Find out more about our Childcare Policies and Procedures here
Childcare Prospectus is available from your Nursery, please contact them for more information.
Childcare Terms and Conditions are available here.
We welcome those with an entitlement to 2-year-old funding – see the Hampshire County Council website to check your eligibility. On top of the ‘universal’ entitlement of 570 hours of free early years education (which is available to all children), children aged 3 and 4 may also be able to benefit from an additional (‘extended’) 570 hours. To find out more visit the Hampshire County Council website. If you are in work, you could be entitled to an additional 15 hours of free childcare. To find out if you are eligible for the additional 15 hours, please visit

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