Explorers Childcare Group

Explorers wrap around childcare is open 50 weeks of the year 7.30am to 5.00pm (8am to 5pm on Fridays) offering high quality care in a safe and stimulating environment. Each of our rooms has direct access to the outside and a separate baby garden. Our focus is each child’s individual needs and providing all your families childcare needs in one place.


01929 426355
Mobile: 07935 029218


Venue address
Swanage Youth And Community Centre
Chapel Lane
BH19 2PW


Opening times
Mon: 07:30-17:00
Tue: 07:30-17:00
Wed: 07:30-17:00
Thu: 07:30-17:00
Fri: 08:00-17:00

Service Details

Vacancy information

Please call for vacancy details.

School pickup
Swanage Primary School : AM
Nursery/Pre-School pickup
Cygnets Pre-School.
Cost variations
Please contact for prices.
Additional Information

Pick up from local schools and pre-schools. Affordable prices. Parents can use their Early Education funding entitlement at any time during opening hours. Provision has an inclusion / equal opportunities policy.

Age Range
0 years 3 months to 5 years 0 months

Ofsted Registered Details

Ofsted inspection result
Date of last inspectionInspection resultOfsted report
07/02/2019 Good View here
Ofsted Report notes
If a childcare provision is run by a school they may not be separately registered with Ofsted, therefore the link to their report will be for the school.
Registration details
Registration numberOfsted registration date

Early Education

Free early education places
15 Hours For 2 year olds
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15 Hours For 3 & 4 year olds
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30 Hours For 3 & 4 year olds
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Wheelchair accessible
We have a ramped access and wide door openings with disabled toilet facilities on each level of the building.
Parking availability information
Plenty of parking on roads around provision and there is allocated blue badge parking to the front of the building, with direct access.
Toilet facility information
There is a toilet which is accessible to all on each level of the building, this also includes a wet room and shower. Children sized toilets and sinks with changing facilities for those children in nappies or toilet training. 
Record Last Updated
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Address: Swanage Youth And Community Centre  Chapel Lane  Swanage  Dorset