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Nursery Management Software

More than just Nursery Software

Through our years of experience we’ve learned that when it comes to nursery management software, one size doesn’t fit all. Our flexible, comprehensive system covers everything you need to run your nursery.

Nursery Groups

With 70% of the top 25 UK nursery chains using Connect’s software, we understand the complex needs of growing nursery chains.

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Independent Nurseries

Busy nurseries need reliable software to take control of their complex admin tasks. Find out why over 3000 UK nurseries chose Connect’s nursery software.

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Childminders & Clubs

Childminders & clubs can go paperless with our simple, easy to use online app. Manage your setting, observe and assess, create events and engage busy parents with the brand-new Foundations app.

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Independent nursery software

The most comprehensive and award-winning nursery software for over 15 years

Take a look at just a few of our stats...

Nursery Invoice Software 0 Worth of childcare fees are invoiced EVERY MONTH using Connect Childcare
Online Learning Journal & Nursery Observations 0 Daily events for children are added EVERY MONTH using iConnect
Parent Nursery app 0 Parents registered on the award-winning app ParentZone

Is Connect Childcare right for you?

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Our Software

Our single solution makes running your nursery a piece of cake. The software is split into three areas; Connect Childcare for managers and administrators, iConnect for practitioners and ParentZone for parents and carers.

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Outstanding Nursery Management Software

Connect Childcare’s nursery management software reduces admin time and makes complicated processes quick and easy. The Connect Childcare system is not only flexible; it is accurate, secure and reliable.


Accurate Insights

Analyse any part of your setting with a comprehensive range of reliable reports

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Intelligent Staff Management

Manage complex staffing requirements across multiple settings without the need for spreadsheets

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Boost your Occupancy

Track and analyse enquiry conversions to help you boost your occupancy levels.

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Go Paperless with iConnect

iConnect is a popular online learning journey tool for Practitioners. Use the latest early years frameworks and guidance to share progress with staff and parents, reflect on teaching practices, and provide key interventions, without the need for paper on an easy to use childcare app.

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Eliminate Paperwork

Reduce admin load and eliminate paperwork with an easy to use tablet system

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Aid Child Development

Capture key moments in their learning journey with meaningful snapshots & learning stories

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Easier Parent Partnerships

Increase partnership with parents to further support child wellbeing & development

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Real-Time Parent Partnerships

ParentZone is an app for parents. Parents will never miss a moment of their child’s development again with real-time updates of their child’s activities and achievements. Increasing partnership with parents in an accessible and convenient way.

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Instant Updates

Ease parents worries with regular child updates at the touch of a button

Parental Contributions

Boost child development with parent contributions & at-home learning

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Quickly Collect Fees

Create convenience and safety with contactless payments and sign-ins

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Key Benefits

Connect Childcare is a suite of three packages that work together from the same database. Take a look at the key benefits of our extensive, flexible and trusted nursery software.

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Accurate Nursery Insights

Our extensive reports allow you to analyse any part of your nursery business

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Encourage Child Development

With easy access to child observations, you can make informed assessments with ease

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Quicker Admin Processes

Reduce your admin time with features to cover every scenario for nursery administration

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Better Parent Partnerships

Increase communication and build on your partnership with parent contributions and at-home learning

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Improve Cashflow & Reduce Debt

Request instant app payments and eliminate the need for manual reconciliation or debt reminders

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Manage complex staff requirements

Manage your entire team without a spreadsheet. From ratios & rotas to absence and payroll

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Accessible Everywhere

Offline mode lets you work without an internet connection. Cloud storage gives you access to your data wherever you need it

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Superior Standards of Security

A dedicated security team protects your nursery's data. Full peace of mind with ISO and Cyber Essentials accreditations

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Go Paperless

Ditch the paperwork, leave your folders on the shelf and take your nursery into the digital age

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Choosing & Switching Nursery Management Software

Choosing & Switching Nursery Management Software

With so many software providers out there, from single-feature tools to comprehensive enterprise solutions, it can quickly become overwhelming to choose one.
Technology moves at a faster rate than ever before so that means investing in the ideal system for the long-term; it doesn't always mean buying the cheapest option available.
To help you decide, we have pulled together this eBook.

  • The advantages of Nursery Management Software
  • The 10 questions you need to ask any prospective software supplier
  • What you need to consider before making the decision to switch

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.

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