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Childcare Centres

We know how expensive childcare can be and juggling family life while one parent is deployed often adds to the pressures at home. To support RAF parents, we have funded Childcare Centres on and close to RAF stations across the country.

Our Childcare Centre at RAF Cranwell

The centres cater for children aged 0 to five years and provide affordable, full and part-time care for younger RAF children in a safe, stimulating and nurturing environment.

RAF parents can leave their children with qualified staff safe in the knowledge that their children have been left in expert hands.

What parents have to say about Airplay Childcare Centres

"Sophie is at junior youth club and she loves it. There is always something different on each week to keep the kids interested. As a family we love the childcare centre, Sophie has been there since before she was two. The staff have been amazing - they have helped my baby grow into a little lady and I'm grateful that they have been in her life." – Cpl Michelle Morris

"Airplay is fabulous! It has amazing resources for all the age groups and kept our three busy for many an hour!" – Cath Storey (wife of a RAF serviceman)

Further information

To find out where your nearest Childcare Centre is or to book a place please contact your local Hive.

0800 169 2942

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