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Welcome to Newington Nursery!


Newington Nursery is situated in the heart of the Newington/Grange area of South Edinburgh and offers exceptional pre-school childcare.


Based in Mayfield Salisbury Church, it is bright and spacious with a free flow between the playroom and dedicated mature gardens; a place to ignite a child’s imagination.

About Us

At Newington Nursery we are committed to providing:

  • An environment where all children feel safe, nurtured and included.

  • A stimulating national curriculum; Providing breadth and variety of learning through play.

  • Support and challenge, to help each child achieve their full potential and become confident and successful learners.

  • A shared community where parents feel welcomed and involved.

  • A committed team of friendly, experienced and qualified Early Years Practitioners.

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The nursery is a Partner Provider with Edinburgh City Council (since January 2000) with children being eligible for funding from the term after their third birthday.  We offer daily sessions during term time, with places available for children aged 3-5 years.  We can apply for your child's funded hours on your behalf with our term time calendar providing the full 1140 hours entitlement.  Part time places are considered on an individual basis.  Please get in touch to discuss your requirements. 

1140hrs funding: Monday to Friday 8.15am-2.30pm

(including daily breakfast and morning snack; families provide a packed lunch)

Morning only hours 9am-12.30pm.


Newington nursery is a community nursery run by a parent board of trustees.  We welcome our families to get involved in any way they can within our community whether that be playing piano, volunteering on trips, helping with fundraising activities or taking a position on our board.

We also welcome trustees from out-with the parent community.  Please get in touch if you would like to find out more.

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Here are some of the most frequently asked questions and useful links for you to find out more information.

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