Award Winning Childcare in Newtownards.

Play-a-Way Childcare Centre is an award winning leader in childcare provision in Newtownards and North Down. We operate a Pre-School and Playgroup facility at the Church of God, Zion Place, Newtownards.

Play-a-way Childcare Centre operates as a community business designed to create affordable, quality childcare that provides a stimulating and safe environment for children.

The business was established to respond to a growing need for quality childcare in our area. The affordability of childcare places at our Centre also allows families on low income to work part time jobs or go on to further education.


Playaway is a high quality, affordable childcare based in local community for local parents.


Fully qualified staff and in a purpose built environment.

We are inspected by the Department of Education, Social Services and accredited by Early Years.


A school pick-up is available from Abbey, Castle Gardens and Victoria Primary School.

We accept Childcare Vouchers and electronic payments is available.