Pupils commence in our Nursery the term after their third birthday. Please complete a registration form; you may either download one (see section below), call in to the main school office or telephone and we shall post one out to you for completion. We hold your application on file and 3 months before your child is due to commence we will write out to you and invite you to one of our opening mornings. These events are held in the Autumn, Spring and Summer Terms. Your child will then be invited to attend taster sessions. We are also able to offer a number of 30 hour and additional paid top up nursery sessions - for further information please see section below. Please don't hesitate to contact us for further information.
Mrs. T. Jennings
New Parents Meeting for pupils commencing Nursery
after Easter 2017
A welcome meeting for new parents/carers of pupils who will commence Nursery on 24th April 2017 will be held in Monday 6th March 2017. Please note letters advising if your child has secured a place together with session allocation will be posted out week commencing 13th February 2017.
Pupils are eligible for this additional funding (EYPP) at different points in the year, depending when they turn 3.
Children who are 3 or 4 will attract the EYPP funding if they or their parents meet and receive at least one of the following criteria if:-
Free Entitlement to early years education in Northumberland
This information has been supplied by Northumberland County Council regarding the free entitlement to early years education for children aged three to four in Northumberland and eligible two-year-olds.
All three and four-year-olds are entitled to free high-quality early education, starting in the term after a child’s third birthday until compulsory school age.
The current free entitlement is 15 hours a week (570 hours a year) for 38 weeks of the year.
Parents/carers of two-year-olds who meet a range of criteria are entitled to the same amount of free high-quality early years education or childcare, from the term after a child’s second birthday until the end of the term in which they are three.
Interested? Click here to download and read our printable guide, which covers both schemes for parents.
Got questions? Contact us direct via freephone: 0800 023 4440 or read on to find out more.
We are able to accept payment for additional top up sessions via the Childcare Voucher system from companies such as Edenred and Fideliti etc. Please contact Mrs. Taylor in the school office for further information.
For further information, please contact us.
Free Childcare for 2 year olds!
Find out if you could be entitled to 15 hours of free childcare from January 2015: www.northumberland.gov.uk/freechildcare or 01670 623592