• Our Nursery is open during term time: 8:45 - 11:45 every morning, and from 12:30 - 3:30 every day.  Lunchtime provision is available for children wishing to stay all day. 
  • The nursery is run by a qualified teacher, Mrs Kate Pidcock and a Nursery Nurse.
  • Children can join the nursery in the term following their third birthday, providing space is available.
  •  If you are interested in your child attending our Nursery, please call 01246 418508 to arrange a visit.  
  • Our next Open Morning is Tuesday 13th November from 9.30-10.30am - please come and have a look around! 
  • All children are enabled to develop to their full potential in a fun environment where caring, sharing and co-operative play are actively encouraged.
  • For the first session of each morning the nursery joins with reception class to learn and play together.  Many children from the nursery do attend the school when old enough, and this eases their transition to full-time education.
  • A drink of either water or milk is provided each morning, along with a sharing plate of freshly prepared fruit and vegetables.
  • Useful guidance from Derbyshire County Council on helping your child get ready for school may be found here.


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We have a large purpose-built outdoor play area used in all weathers.  There are bikes, scooters, water, sand, a willow dome, vegetable garden and digging area.

Indoors in the Nursery there is a water table, sand pit, dough modelling area, create and craft corner, mark making table, computers, small world toys and a role play area.  All equipment is changed regularly, the role play area might be set up as a kitchen, aeroplane, pirate ship or even a zoo!

On Monday there is a rhythm and movement activity, Tuesday we have a singing session.  Every Wednesday the children change into their PE clothes to take part in gymnastics using the apparatus in the hall.  On Thursday the Nursery enjoy circle games, and on Friday morning there is a celebration assembly with the Head Teacher where children are awarded stickers and certificates if they have been kind, helpful, well behaved or tried their best.

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