Advertise with Nursery World

Nursery World is the leading title for the childcare and early years education sector and is committed to supporting good practice in the provision of high quality integrated services for children, parents and the community.

For more than 85 years, it has been an essential resource for the public, private and voluntary sectors, covering education, care, family support and health - all key elements in determining the best outcomes for children and their families.

In print and online, and through live events, Nursery World reaches the highest quality audience from all areas of childcare and early years education.

Recruitment advertising

A history of delivering the right response to advertisers has meant that Nursery World is the market leader for recruitment, carrying more job advertising than any other publication in this sector.

Our jobs site - - is one of the most popular destinations for jobs seekers in the early years sector and is growing rapidly with hundreds of nursery vacancies and nanny jobs. In print and online, Nursery World Jobs delivers the best response for recruitment advertisers.

"We can always find people who want to work with children but to recruit professional staff who are reflective practitioners, committed to best practice, we always come back to Nursery World."
June O'Sullivan, Chief Executive, Westminster Children's Society

For more information, contact:

Lucy Bradshaw
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7501 6711


Display advertising

We can help your organisation sell more products and/or services by delivering your message via the following platforms:

The Print Portfolio:

  • The largest fully paid-for print circulation in the childcare and early years sector – 13,754 subscriptions every fortnight (ABC verified*)
  • A proven decision-making audience – over 83% of our subscribers are supervisor level or above.

By advertising in print you are:

  • Associating your brand with trusted, independent editorial, written by an award-winning team
  • Aligning yourselves with exclusive content – we regularly have key sector experts and ministers writing exclusive articles for us, including Education and Childcare Minister Elizabeth Truss and Sir Michael Wilshaw, Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills at Ofsted.
  • Using the tried and tested, longest established media brand in the sector, first published in 1925
  • Retaining complete control of delivering your message at the time you want it to be seen, with the immeciacy of fortnightly publication.



Nursery World lends its expertise to producing sector specific supplements throughout the year – Nursery Management, Nursery Chains, Nursery Nutrition, Training Today and Nursery Equipment. 

The Online Portfolio: is the UK’s leading website for the childcare and early years sector, Delivering daily breaking news, reviews, discussion and in-depth reports. The site averages 120,000 unique users each month and delivers news bulletins to more than 30,000 professionals (fully requested) every week.

  • Largest digital audience in the market, has on average 390,000 page impressions per month.
  • An engaged and interactive digital audience – we provide our online users with a platform for communicating with each other via the vibrant forum. This channel alone attracts more than 60,000 page impressions a month. is able to tailor the perfect online solution for you and get your message seen by an average of 120,000 individuals each month. This provides our audience with a direct link to your website, increasing your website traffic and opportunity to sell.

  • Complete flexibility over the timing and message for the length of your campaign
  • Geo-targeting options
  • Rich media advertising solutions
  • Microsite creation
  • Sponsor channels
  • Mobile / tablet advertising


Email bulletins

Our bulletins ensure your advert is delivered straight to the inbox of the recipients. All of our news bulletins are fully requested.

  • The twice weekly Update Bulletin – News and best practice relevant for everyone working in childcare and early years education. More than 26,000 recipients every Monday and Friday.
  • Fortnightly Practice Bulletin and Management Bulletins are sent to more than 10,000 and 8,000 recipients respectively.


*ABC- (Audit Bureau of Circulations), the industry body for media measurement.


For more information, contact:
Jacki Rosendale
Advertising Manager    
020 7501 6698


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Advertising contacts

General enquiries about display, services advertising or specials

Jacki Rosendale

Tel: 020 7501 6698



Lucy Bradshaw

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7501 6711