A fun and purpose built space for all the ‘Little People’

36 Market Pl, Malton YO17 7LW, 01653 690090

Welcome to Starchild Nurseries in Malton!

We have recently opened a fantastic new nursery right in the centre of Malton that has been converted to provide the most imaginative and wonderful space for tomorrow’s young minds.

What used to be a very old building in need of some love has been converted to form a modern day care facility that provides everything a child could ever need with character and a unique twist. We are in the town centre with some secret garden areas and a huge indoor sandpit that has been designed to maximise the use of space so each child will benefit from outdoor play each day. Our big red kiddie bus gets everywhere and we love going for Forest School in the Castle Gardens.

Our location was chosen not only for being central and unique but because it lends itself so well to forward thinking, modern childcare being bright, open and feature-filled.


Our philosophy is that making friends is essential to the learning experience.

Play Areas

Indoor and outdoor play is encouraged to keep children happy and healthy.


All team members hold relevant qualifications and are dedicated to childcare.


A range of teaching formats play a large role in our everyday childcare routine.


Our staff have many years of shared experience in nurseries and other child environments.


Each child is given what they need on an individual level to learn and grow.

Our Aim

Our aim is to provide the best quality childcare in a stimulating environment with lots of learning opportunities. We aim to achieve this by:

Providing an informal yet stimulating environment enabling each child to develop skills and acquire knowledge at their own individual pace
Offer opportunities to explore and develop
Form good relationships between staff parents and other children
Providing for emotional, social and physical needs.


We’ve organised our upstairs so that we can have a free-flow environment for children to access the things they like yet we still have the ability to seperate areas off for focused activities or for sleeping in our lavender infused baby room. With little beds and mats we want the children to be able to sleep when they need to in a cosy, quiet space.


We have a unique space for up to 30 2-5 year olds. We have rock climbing, dolls houses, trains, dinosaurs, water and the biggest nursery sand-pit you have ever seen! With nooks and crannies for reading a book yet big open spaces for activities we know your child will love it here and that’s before we have a weekly Sciencetots lesson, language lessons from Lingotot or our friends at Zoolab come to visit! We follow the Early Years Foundation Stage for every child.

Our aim is to provide inclusive childcare that is accessible for everyone so we accept 2 year funding for low income families as well as offering 30 hours childcare so that everyone has an opportunity to experience our fantastic facilities.