The Children's Ark

Leaving your child at the Ark is like leaving them with family. You can trust us to care for your child and to do whatever we need to do to keep them safe, happy and learning. All our staff are highly trained and specifically chosen for their dedication to supporting every individual child's needs.

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  • Opening times

    Monday- Friday, from 8am-5pm,  48 weeks of the year. During school holidays our opening times may be restricted. Please contact us for more information.    

  • Our Committee

    We aim to provide the very highest quality nursery care and education in a gentle, supportive environment. Our committee is entirely made up of volunteers, the majority of whom are parents of children attending the nursery. We rely on the support of the local community, fundraising and donations to ensure there is affordable local access to childcare in Pendeen.  

  • Funding and fees

    Funding and fees 15 hours per week are FREE, from the term after your child’s 3rd birthday. Some 2 year olds are also eligible for 15 free hours. Otherwise: Children under 2 years – £4.65 ph Children 2 years  – £4.35 ph Children over 3 years – £4.05 ph