Crookston Early Years Centre

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Service summary

Early Year Centres provide education and care for children from birth until school entry date and are open up to 52 weeks per year, mainly between the hours of 8.00am and 6.00pm.  Early Year Centre are staffed by a Head of Nursery, Depute Head, Child Development Team Leaders and Child Development Officers, numbers of staff are determined by the roll of the nursery.  A variety of support services and information advice services are provided in these nurseries which often have a flexibility to meet local needs.  Places are offered for children on a full-day or part-day basis.

If you wish to enrol your child in a Glasgow City Council Nursery, please request an application form from the preferred choice of nursery.



Client groups

Crookston Early Years Centre provides a service for children between the ages of 0-5 years.

At present we can accommodate 64 children term time / non term time within a daily session. This is broken down to the following:-
0-2 – 12 Children at any one time
2-3 – 20 Children at any one time
3- 5 – 32 Children at any one time

Service details

Crookston Early Years Centre will work in partnership with the parents, children by building links with the community and other agencies.

To provide a service which enables our children and their families to access quality care and education within a safe, secure and fun environment.

We will offer a flexible curriculum to meet the needs of an ever changing community. The staff team will participate and seek out opportunities to enhance their professional skills.

We aim to achieve this by collaboration and consultation with our centre’s community and implementation of a curriculum which is fun and inventive to assist our children on to the path of a successful Learner, confident individual, responsible citizen and effective contributor.

Further information

Registered with the Care Inspectorate to provide the following services:

Day Care of Children

Opening times

The nursery may be open from 8.00am – 5.45pm (this may change due to demand). We are open 52 weeks of the year except public holidays and In-service days.

A core session is 8.30 am – 11.30am (pick up time 11.15am no later than 11.30 am)

1.00pm - 4.00 pm (pick up time 3.45pm no later than 4.00 pm)


Additional Support Needs/Accessibility Strategy
If your child is experiencing any difficulties which could impair their development, such as learning or speech, there are other agencies we may contact for help and advice. This would be discussed with you and your permission sought before seeking specialist help.

If you have any concerns about your child’s development of any kind please speak to your child’s key-worker or the Head of Centre as soon as possible and we will try as far as possible to assist you.

Parents can, of course, refer their child themselves via their health visitor or G.P.


Please refer to our admissions and charging policy for price information.
The page was last updated on 9 December 2021

Main address

Crookston Castle Campus
Glenside Avenue
G53 5SD

Main telephone

0141 883 6094

Organisation email