Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Big plans for the young people of our Borough

Children's centres and childcare

Our aim is to ensure that all children's centres and childcare providers in the Borough offer all of our children the very best start in life.


Stockton Families Information Service

Stockton Families Information Service is a free and impartial service which provides up to date and accurate information on Ofsted registered childcare, early year’s education and family services in Stockton.

For further information please contact the Families Information Service on tel: 01642 527225 or email


Childcare Sufficiency Assessment

We have a duty to produce a report on childcare available in the area on a yearly basis, this document is called the Childcare Sufficiency Assessment.

View the Childcare Sufficiency Assessment 2015 for further information.



Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. They report directly to Parliament and they are independent and impartial. Ofsted inspect and regulate services which care for children and young people, and those providing education and skills for learners of all ages.

Visit the GOV.UK website for further information on Ofsted