Early Years - Nursery

Year-Round Nursery Provision

We are excited to announce that our outstanding Nursery is open for 51 weeks of the year. From September we will be welcoming children aged two and upwards, 

Nursery

Our Nursery is a magical and special place, filled with joy and fun. Our youngest children play, learn and develop in our well-resourced indoor area which flows out to a covered outdoor classroom. These areas enable our children to explore and discover in their preferred environment. Whether your child thrives in the classroom, or outside, we cater for both these preferences. Many of our children are adventurous and prefer to learn outdoors. Therefore, we ensure there are many opportunities to learn and develop outside of the classroom.

Our outdoor classroom leads onto our extensive and exciting playground area. This gives our children the freedom and space to run and play. They can ride bikes, dig in our sand pit, climb our climbing wall and make mud pies.

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Little Meadow

We opened our Little Meadow area in 2023. This is a pocket of wonderful nature on our doorstep, surrounded by glorious countryside. This wild space gives our children the opportunity to immerse themselves in nature and wildlife, grow vegetables and harvest apples from our orchard.

Our sustainably built Meadow Lodge in our Little Meadow area provides a hide to watch birds and other wildlife and offers a space to reflect. Little Meadow is surrounded by our farm. Our children love to visit our ponies, goats and chickens, learning to feed and care for them.

Along with our incredible environment, our dedicated team of staff are renowned for their exceptional care and support of the children. Our Early Years team carefully manage the learning and progression of all our Nursery children and teach early literacy and maths skills. This enables all of our children to flourish and have the best possible start to their learning journey. The transition into our Reception year is seamless; the children have already formed relationships with our staff and are settled and happy in the environment.

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Term-Time Provision

From September, we will be offering a morning, afternoon or a full day session. Lunch is provided at an additional fee when children stay for the morning or all day.

Term-time sessions include specialist teaching as well as extras such as snacks and drinks.

We also offer optional wrap around care at our Breakfast Club and Tea Club during term-time (extra charges apply). Tea Club is bookable in advance

Provision During the School Holidays

During the school holidays, our Early Years teacher and Learning Support Assistants will continue to offer two sessions each day for our 51 week pupils, which include a morning or a full day session. Term-time children will have the option to sign up for ad hoc sessions if places allow.

Packed lunches, drinks and snacks will need to be provided for the children during the holiday sessions.

Our children will have access to our school grounds and facilities during the holiday period, including our sports hall, Forest School area, and farm, alongside additional activities in the Early Years setting.

We would love to welcome you to our Nursery for a tour or to Tiddlers, our weekly free stay and play session.

Read the Nursery Terms and Conditions (2024-2025) here.