About Us

Rainbow Day Care is ideally located in the heart of Hoyland Town Centre. Owned and managed by local sisters, Alison Oldfield and Sue Herbert with over 30 years experience in child care and business management.

We will be open 8am - 6pm. But if your working day is slightly outside of these hours, come and talk to us as we are flexible and may be able to suit your needs.

We will be offering half day and full day sessions for both private and government funded children between the ages of 0-5 years old.

We offer places for 15 hours weekly funding for 2 year olds if you meet the required criteria. We offer places for 15 hours weekly funding for all 3 & 4 year olds. We will be offering places for 30 hours weekly funding for 3 & 4 year olds if you meet the required criteria.

The baby room will be a warm and stimulating area where we will care for up to 6 babies. The 2-5 year old rooms will encourage development of toddlers into preparing them for their transition to early school life.

We will have an inviting outside area with lots of activities and open space for all children to learn and enjoy the outdoors.

*Click here to find out more about Childcare Funding and eligibility.

Mission Statement

At Rainbow Day Care, Hoyland we provide a caring, family run, local children’s nursery.

Our professional and friendly team provides quality care to ensure a safe and stimulating environment to support all children in achieving the best possible start in life.

We work in partnership with parents and carers to provide and encourage opportunities for them to be involved in their child’s development and education.

Children sitting together

Who we are

Alison Oldfield

Joint Owner & Childcare Manager

Alison brings a wealth of Childcare experience with over 20 years working in and managing local children’s nurseries.


Sue Herbert

Joint Owner & Business Manager

Sue has over 30 years working in small and large corporate companies, specialising in commercial planning, marketing & advertising.


Where to find us

Rainbow Day Care

Duke Street, Hoyland. S74 9QS



Mon-Fri: 8am - 6pm

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