Kids in Preschool

About Us

At DCL Early Years Services, we’re proud to provide nurturing care and stimulating learning for your children. By following our mission, vision and values, we provide children with the tools they need for future happiness and success. Our unique caregiving and educational services incorporate a variety of early years theories, while always keeping the child’s best interest in mind and allowing for hands-on, experiential learning and development. 

Passion & Individuality

Our mission is to share our passion for the Early Years and to help young children find their love for learning, preparing them for school and beyond.  


Our vision is to implement our values to support families and ensure each individual child within our care will be supported to reach their full potential and at their own pace.

Quality & Experience


DCL Early Years Services provides only the highest quality, experienced professionals. All of our registered staff are employed fully by us, vetted using a careful selection process, including face-to-face interviews, continuous observation, training and review. We know how important it is to thoroughly screen our staff to ensure you are getting the very best in qualified responsible, warm and experienced practitioners. All have an enhanced background DBS (formerly CRB) check. Exceptional standards and shared ethos are of the utmost importance to us.


Our Story


I established DCL Early Years Services LTD in 2019 after 11 years of shaping the minds of our future in schools and private nurseries.


As an Early Years Specialist and qualified Teacher, through the years, I have received an overwhelming amount of requests from parents for additional childcare services from someone they trust with their children and their futures. Having realised there are limited options for an early years childcare service encompassing private teaching (tutoring), nannying, babysitting and specialist exam preparation in London, DCL Early Years Services LTD was born.


I believe in teaching and developing young minds by making it fun to learn. Therefore, I have built the company values based on fun, learning, love and excellence. Each of the DCL Early Years Services teachers passionately share the same ethos and will endeavor to ensure your child receives the best care and/or learning experience.


To find out more about me and why I started DCL please read my bio.


Love, Danielle x

Danielle Costello
DCL EY Services - Danielle Costello

Meet the Team

Highly Qualified. DBS. Pediatric First Aid. Fully Insured. Safeguarding.


Crissy Pritchard

Whitstable & Canterbury, Kent





After School Care


Dara H

London Borough of Camden 


Primary Tutor (KS1 & KS2)

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Qualified Teacher (QTS)

Evening Babysitter

 Early Years Teacher

Chess Teacher


Ally Printon



Primary Tutor (KS1 & KS2)

7+, 8+ & 11+ Tutor

Early Years Specialist


Lavinia Pirlog





 French, Spanish & Romanian Language Teacher

Early Years Practitioner

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Nastasha Tsohas

London Borough of Camden and Brent


Early Education Nanny

Primary Tutor

Early Years Specialist

Evening Babysitter


Jade G

London Borough of Camden

 French Language Tutor

Drama & Singing Tutor

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Emma C

London Borough Camden


Evening Babysitter

After School Care

Spanish Tutor


Charlotte Forster

London Borough of Merton and Wandsworth

Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

Reception and KS1 Tutor

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Elif Hackett

London Borough of Camden, Islington and Westminster

SEN Tutor

Reception and KS1 Tutor

EAL Specalist

Overseas PGCE

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Sultan Ilhan

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London Borough of Haringey, Barnet and Enfield

Reception and KS1 Tutor

SEN Tutor

Nanny and Babysitter

London Borough of Brent

Early Years Specialist

Primary & SEN Tutor

Nanny and Babysitter

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London Borough of Wandsworth

KS1 Primary Tutor

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Danielle Costello

Essex, Southend on sea, Westcliff, Leigh on Sea and Online


Owner & Director

Early Years Specialist  (EYS)

Qualified Teacher (QTS)


Katie Fox

London Borough of Bromley, Croydon, Lambeth

Primary Tutor (KS1 & KS2)

Early Years & Primary Teacher


Spanish Tutor


Emma Goodsell

Thurrock, Essex and Online

Primary Tutor (KS1 & KS2)

Qualified Primary Teacher

More about Emma

How We Work

Once you have registered your interest with us we will speak to you about your requirements. You will receive CVs and qualifications.


All of the candidates will have been personally interviewed by us, and undergone a thorough check on their identification, qualifications and references. We will also provide you with details about first aid qualifications and enhanced DBS, formally a CRB (Criminal Records Bureau) check.

Following this we will make all the necessary arrangements, including an interview/trial day or session. We will continue to stay in contact to ensure that your employee settles into their role. For more information please call us to talk through your options or fill in a booking form for your chosen service and we’ll be in touch shortly.

Work with DCL Early Years Services


Thurrock and Essex

Qualified Teacher (QTS)

Early Years Specialist

Primary Tutor

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London Borough of Brent and Camden

Trainee Early Years Practitioner

After school and Weekend Nanny

More about Olivia
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London Borough of Camden, Lambeth and Wandsworth

Spanish Tutor

Nanny and Babysitter

More about Stephanie

Work for Us

Are you fun, caring and hardworking?

We offer great opportunities for people interested in working in a unique organisation within the private childcare and education sector. We are currently looking for childcarers and teachers to join our team. If you are highly passionate about early years and share our values please email your cv to

"Danielle is an outstanding early education teacher and tutor who has got proven results with my 3 children. We have also used her nannying and babysitting services and wouldn't trust anyone else to look after our children. Kind and caring - she puts both children and parents at ease. Highly recommended" - Kathryn, mother of 3

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