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Nursery insurance

Nurseries and pre-schools have very specific insurance needs. Our nursery insurance includes important legal expenses cover for your registration certificate, and we also provide cover for the key parts of everyday nursery life, such as your outdoor play equipment.

We’ve been providing nursery business insurance for over 40 years, so we know how important it is to assess the individual needs of your nursery or pre-school to make sure you get the cover you need. We tailor our covers and premiums to offer day nursery insurance that provides comprehensive and quality cover at very competitive premiums. Find your nearest nursery insurance broker using the postcode search on the right.

As well as specialist covers, our nursery insurance gives you expert guidance, advice and support designed especially including risk management guidance notes and a free valuation service**. And with 97% of our customers*** very or extremely satisfied with our 24-hour claims service, you can also be confident we’ll be ready to resolve claims as quickly and fairly as we can.

Find your nearest broker using the postcode search on the right

Specialist and flexible insurance for nurseries

You can choose from our extensive range of covers, so you get the insurance you need and only pay for what’s important to you. Covers available include:

  • Cover for property, such as play equipment, in the open grounds of the premises  – up to £5,000

  • Automatic personal accident benefits for nursery children

  • Automatic legal expenses for protecting the registration certificate

  • Public liability insurance for nurseries (with no exclusion for abuse claims)

  • Indemnity for teachers for educational trips, at home or abroad

  • Supply teacher cover following suspensions due to abuse allegations

  • Personal possessions cover for educational trips anywhere in the world

  • Property damage, including accidental or malicious damage

  • Legal expenses

  • Walk-in theft contents cover

  • Out of school clubs and holiday clubs.

For more information on our childcare and day nursery insurance, please read our summary of cover.

* Of those who named an insurer in the survey, the majority named Ecclesiastical as the best insurer for education insurance . Research carried out by FWD, an independent market research company.
** Terms and conditions apply
*** Based on responses to Ecclesiastical’s claims satisfaction Survey 2014

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Voted best for Education Insurance by education providers and their brokers*
Ecclesiastical Insurance Group plc (EIG) Reg No 1718196. Ecclesiastical Insurance Office plc (EIO) Reg No 24869. Ecclesiastical Life Ltd (ELL) Reg No 243111. Ecclesiastical Financial Advisory Services Ltd (EFAS) Reg No 2046087. Ecclesiastical Underwriting Management Ltd (EUML) Reg No 2368571. E.I.O. Trustees Ltd Reg No 941199. EdenTree Investment Management Ltd (EIM) Reg No 2519319. All companies are registered in England at Beaufort House, Brunswick Road, Gloucester GL1 1JZ. EIO and ELL are authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Firm Reference Number 113848 (EIO) and 110318 (ELL). EFAS and EIM are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Firm Reference Number 126123 (EFAS) and 527473 (EIM). EUML is an appointed representative of EIO who is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Firm Reference Number 402228.