Digital check in app, part of the nursery management software, being used on a tablet

Made Easy

Digital Check in App

Digital check in app to manage registers and timesheets in one app

Easy to check in & out
Parents, visitors and staff can check in and out of nursery and preschool with a simple 4-digit PIN code.

Who is on site
See who is in the building and when they started their shift or booking pattern in real-time for accuracy in your time and attendance records.

HMRC Compliance
Allow staff to check in & out of the building and confirm shift start and end times for HMRC compliance.

Simplify time sheets.
Make your time sheets simple to produce an accurate for your payroll export.

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Digital & Paper Registers available

Attendance Registers

Digital and paper based registers available with daily, weekly and monthly views of your children and staff registers

3 Types of Registers
Choose from either a quick A-Z check in/out register, room registers or registers by ratio so you can manage your occupancy with ease.

Absence & Extras
Add extras straight from your registers and record absence with ease to help mange your registers.

Status Flags
Status flags auto highlight any children with allergies, dietary needs, medical conditions, term time or funding types so your team are aware.

Ofsted Info
You have immediate access, through registers, to the critical data such as gender, EAL, SEND, funding and more.

Track and manage your visitors with ease

Digital Visitor Book

See who is in
See exactly who’s visiting, what time they arrived and how long they were on site.

Visit Reasons
Track the reason they are visiting your site, who they have come to see and record who they work for, all with a couple of clicks.

No more paper based visitor books, with information stored safely and securely in the cloud.

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Software packages tailored to suit your early years business

You deserve the best childcare management system

Fire register summary from our nursery management software

Record and monitor your fire drills

Fire Registers App

Quickly take your fire registers for children and staff to see who is in or out of the building.

Select all or individual rooms to take a headcount with ease on your mobile, tablet or PC.

On-line & Print
Print fire register reports automatically save a copy if required.

Automated room moves

Automate or manually change

Room Moves

Automate room moves
Automate your room moves to ensure your future registers are correct to ratio. Override your room moves so you can hold children back or move them forward when they are age or stage appropriate.

Future room moves
See future room availability and occupancy so you can maximise your places and plan effectively.

Room Move forecast
Check the room move forecast per child or globally across the whole nursery.

Ofsted information available with our nursery management software

Always prepared for that Ofsted call

Ofsted Information

Ofsted Info
We have created an Ofsted info on your resisters so you can easily see how many children are booked in today, boys, girls, EAL info, SEND details and more so you have this information ready and available any time you get the dreaded Ofsted phone call.

Ofsted Report
Nursery in a Box also provides an Ofsted Info report to combine various reports to print off ready for your Ofsted inspection call.

All About Me Forms
Ready to use for your staff briefing so everyone can have a copy of children’s all about me forms personalised by each parent with up-to-date records whenever you need them.

Whilst we can’t be there with you we hope this goes some way in taking the stress out of your Ofsted Inspection.

Children working out ratios for nursery

Staff to child ratio’s

Ratio Tracker

Track Ratios
Track your room ratios by day, or week so you always have an Ofsted compliance record available. Take it to the next level and see your room ratios every 15 minutes to keep an eye on your staff to child ratios.

Room setup
Check your rooms are set up to ratio so you can automate your room moves.

Easy to manage
Easy to amend or change your room set up so you can maximise availability.


Nursery Owners, Managers, Parents, Staff

What nursery & preschool leaders say about us

Early Learners Nurseries
Hayden McCann
Early Learners Nurseries

On average, the software saves me around £4,000 per month in secretarial and administrative costs across the sites – and that’s before I’ve accounted for the reduction in paper and ink cartridges.
Manor Day Nurseries
Simon Capper
Manor Day Nurseries

We felt like we were just a small fish to the large corporate firm we were with, so we started to look around for an alternative and came upon Nursery in a Box. Our initial conversations with founders Dave and Milesh made us feel confident in moving to their system and we’ve not looked back.
Busy Little Bees Nurseries
Jackie Davis
Busy Little Bees

Across three settings, we probably had a monthly ink and paper bill of around £150 to £200 per site. With Nursery in a Box, that cost was gone overnight as everything is contained within the new software.
Little Learners Day Care
Elaine Burnett
Little Learners

I got in contact and spoke with the founder Dave Elebert, and after the initial conversation plus a trial I decided it was the way to go. We’ve not looked back. Nursery in a Box is user friendly, makes sense and most importantly I can speak to the team there.
Tynemouth Nursery Group
Rob Kilby
Tynemouth Nursery Group

Nursery in a Box ticks all the boxes for us. Everyone in the team uses it in some way and the parents do too. If I was to put a figure on it – I would say it saves us the equivalent of 2 or 3 admin salaries across the group. It lets our staff get on with what they love – caring for the children. Nursery in a Box most definitely pays for itself.
Tynemouth Nursery Group
Elaine Wright
Tynemouth Nursery at Billy Mill

Great company always happy to help with any question and always updating the program to make it better, our parents love the online diary’s and pictures we send daily.

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