Nursery Playground

Welcome to
Highgate Day Nursery
in Uplands, Swansea

We are registered to accept 2 year old funding (flying start) and 3 year old funding (childcare offer).

Registered for parents to pay using their tax free childcare account.

Long established with excellent reputation and homely environment.

Convenient location near Swansea university, Singleton Hospital and Swansea city centre.

Who We Are

Highgate Day Nursery Uplands has been a cornerstone of childcare in Swansea for over 3 decades. Highgate provides a wide range of indoor and outdoor spaces for babies and young children to explore what they can do, to problem solve and to better understand the world around them.

Decades of Trust

With over 30 years in childcare, our reputation for excellence and trustworthiness stands out in Swansea.

Flexible Childcare

We are open Monday to Friday from 07:30 - 18:00, except for Bank Holidays, which we do not charge for. Children can come for full days or half days. We also offer school collection, drop off and holiday childcare.

Dedicated Team

Our highly qualified team are skilful, warm, observant and interested in babies & young children and how they develop.

Nurturing Environment

Our fabulous indoor and outdoor environments provide authentic opportunities for all babies and young children to play, explore and discover.

Experience and Trust

At Highgate Day Nursery we have built up an amazing reputation with over 30 years experience. We pride ourselves on making parents feel comfortable leaving their children in our trusted care. Our reputation speaks for itself.

4 Months to 12 Years

We are registered to care for children from four months to five years in our day nurseries and pre-schools. We also offer high quality, flexible and affordable after school clubs and holiday clubs for children aged 4 to 12 years.

Partnership With Parents

Highgate works with our parents to meet each child's individual needs. Our parent app is a fabulous way to keep in touch with our parents. We post photos of a child's activities, events and record a child's learning journey throughout their time at Highgate.

Our Nursery

Our daily routine and environment uses a consistent child centred approach to support individual care routines such as sleep, toileting and mealtimes. Our menu changes each season reflecting on seasonal dishes and our commitment to local sourced produce. We enjoy growing our own fruit and vegetables.

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Our ethos centers on outdoor learning with a Forest school curriculum, encouraging a connection with nature and promoting an active, healthy lifestyle. We believe every child deserves the opportunity to grow through play and exploration in a safe and loving environment.

Flying Start and Free Childcare Scheme

What is Flying Start?
Flying Start is the early years programme for families with children under 4 years of age.

The programme provides support from the Welsh Government for children aged 0-4 years old.

Highgate Day Nursery is part of the Flying Start Scheme through the Childcare aspect of the funding.

Flying Start Childcare at Highgate Day Nursery Swansea
Flying Start offers funded childcare for children aged 2 – 3 years in quality indoor and outdoor environments.

To check your eligibility, please visit the following website and follow their step by step eligibility checker:

Click here to check eligibility on the website.

Parents can use their childcare offer for Wales funding hours for three and four year old children to pay toward their fees. We also pick up and drop off children to local schools.

Highgate accepts tax free childcare account payment toward nursery fees. Parents need to set up a government gateway account to transfer access to tax free childcare.


Don't just take our word for it — hear from the families who have experienced the warmth and growth at Highgate Day Nursery.

"Our two children (4 and 2) have been attending Highgate uplands for a couple of years... Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend to anyone."

Rebeca Harris 2023

"My son has been attending Highgate Uplands since he was 7 months old... we would fully recommend."

Stephen Belasco 2022

"Highgate is lovely, my daughter absolutely adores being there... Absolutely no worries leaving my daughter in their care!"

Food Hygiene Rating 5
Wales Pre-school Providers Association
Care Inspectorate Wales
National Day Nurseries Association


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