Working in partnership with our nurseries since 2004

It's time to ditch the paperwork and take your nursery online...

Delight your staff with the Connect Childcare package. It's packed full of useful features to engage busy parents, improve your cash flow, stay on top of child development and manage your team.

Take your nursery online.
Get ready for September.

Over 3400 nurseries trust Connect Childcare

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Collect contactless payments and improve cashflow

  • Give your parents the visibility of what they owe and collect contactless payments via the parent app or by direct debit. The payments will even auto reconcile against the bill payer’s account, saving you hours of time.

  • Access a wealth of reliable reports and get to grips with your occupancy/FTE levels and your ongoing financial stability following recent nursery closures. Track your new September enquiries as they come in and stay on top of your sales funnel.
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EYFS Development Tracker

Stay on top of child development and leave your folders on the shelf

  • Allow practitioners to produce online learning journals in seconds. Log observations immediately as they happen, complete with photo or video and linked to the curriculum – without the need for hefty paper files. 

  • The system even auto-generates accurate Assessment Reports, Child Progress Reports and Cohort Trackers so you can jump straight into data-analysis.

Integrate with your existing tools

♡ Our software plays nicely with others ♡

Engage busy parents on the ParentZone app

  1. Bulk send letters, emails and text messages. Share digital observations with photos and videos and save time and money printing photos for learning journeys and newsletters.

  2. Allow two-way communication to strengthen bonds between parents and your nursery. Your parents can comment on observations and upload their own observations from home to give you a more complete view of a child’s learning experiences.
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Staff Management Nursery

Boost your efficiency with the StaffPlan personnel tool

  • Navigate your staff returning to work post-lockdown using the StaffPlan personnel management tool. Look at staffing levels on a group or site-specific view, and based on their current circumstances. Set your staffs preferred locations and assess who is most suitable to wor, based on ratios.

  • Automate your complicated payroll process by checking your staff in and out using online staff registers and payroll exports.

Book an introductory call...

Let our team tell you more about how Connect Childcare will benefit you, ready for September.

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There's so much more to discover

Just some other software features we thought we’d mention…

Parents can stay up to date by viewing all of their previous and future bookings in one place and they can even request extra sessions straight from the app. If their personal details are out of date, they can request to edit them for approval at your side.

Support parents with at-home learning via the ParentHub. Parents can access a wealth of activities to try at home along with nutrition guidance, recipes and links to trusted education apps.

Parents will receive notifications each time an event is added for the child. They will know exactly what their child is up to throughout the day, including what they had to eat, how long they have napped for and when they last had their nappy changed. 

If the child has an accident the parent can acknowledge with their signature.

Generate branded invoices from child bookings without manual grant calculations. Manage your complicated fee structures, Tax-Free Childcare and 30-hour funding with ease.

Keep paperwork to a minimum and allow practitioners to log assessments and identify the next steps in learning which are appropriate to the individual child. Plan for enhanced provision using the available resources.

Track progress against multiple different frameworks such as EYFS, SEND, COEL, ECAT, Montessori and many more.

Track staff absences, holidays and overtime with custom mark off statuses and use the Bradford Factor report to calculate the impact of employees’ absences on the organisation.

Get an instant snapshot view of occupancy and staffing ratios on any given week. Create and manage rotas for settings of any size or even across multiple sites.


See it for yourself. We’re sure you’ll love it!

Request a demo and our team will show you why so many nurseries choose Connect Childcare to manage their settings.

Request your demo Or call us on 01282 507 945