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Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Early Years

Our Nursery classes (Little Acorns and Little Conkers) are on our Long Lane campus, for children aged 3-4 years.

Our Nursery provides the perfect introduction to learning and gives children confidence and skills to transfer to Reception class. Please see our Admissions page for information about applications for Reception Classes. 

Free Nursery Places

Free Nursery places are available for up to 78 children through the Government's early years funding scheme.  The Nursery has morning and afternoon classes (15 hours a week), as well as 30-hour placements available. 
Morning Session: 8.30 am - 11.30 am
Afternoon Session: 12.30 pm - 3.30 pm

For more information about applications please visit our admissions page.


How do i know if I am eligible for funding support?

All 3 and 4 year olds are entitled to 570 hours of funded childcare a year (usually taken as 15 hours a week for 38 weeks) from the term following their 3rd birthday.

If you are a working family, your 3 or 4 year old may be entitled to an additional 570 hours a year, sometimes referred to as 30 hours or extended entitlement. To see if you are eligible log on to 
applications are only made to HMRC via this website. 

You must apply the term before you want to use the additional hours and you will need to reconfirm your eligibility every 3 months.