Childcare - Before and After School

 Whimple 'Wake Up Club'

Breakfast Club from September is back up and running. If you’re in need of a place for your child in the morning due to work commitments, or other reasons, please get in touch. Be aware spaces are limited. Enjoy being back at school everyone.

Open 7.45 a.m. to 8.50 a.m. in the committee room in the Victory Hall, term time only.

 For more details contact: Ali Large on 07946 382331


Apple Blossom Day Nursery

Address: London Road, Whimple, EX5 2PT

We are a private setting that provides care and education for children from 0 to 11 years of age and provide a Nursery, a Pre-School and School Clubs. We are open Monday to Friday from 7.45am to 6.00pm, and for 51 weeks of the year - we only close for Christmas and Bank Holidays.

The wrap around childcare for school children is from 7.45 am to 9am and 3.30pm to 6pm. We charge an hourly rate and can provide breakfast and dinner or tea.

Apple Blossom runs a minibus to and from Whimple Primary School on a daily basis.

For more details:

or contact Kay Winson on 01404 822251

or by Email:- 



Local Child Minders

Andrea Louise Bristow: Ofsted Registered Childminder

My aim is to provide a safe, nurturing and caring ‘home from home’ and meet the needs of all the individual children that attend my childcare setting.

I provide afterschool childcare from my home during term time and collect from Whimple School and Whimple Preschool.  My hours of business are Monday to Friday, 3.30pm - 6pm. 

My childminding business commenced in 2012.  I hold Early Years Teacher Status, a PGDip in Early Years and current certification for Safeguarding Level 3, Paediatric First Aid and many other relevant childcare courses.

Please contact me for further details and availability:

01404 823653/ 07702 747296