Nursery

Providing the basis for 'Life-Long Learning'
  • Nursery

    Our Nursery provision is focused on making the one of most important educational transitions of a child’s life as successful as possible, with staff dedicated to ensuring all children are made welcomed and valued whatever their need’s.

    • Age Group:
      3-4 years old
    • Class Size:
      26 children supported by 3 adults
    • Days:
      Monday to Friday
    • Session Times:
      Monday, Wednesday & Friday - Mornings only, 8:50 am - 12 noon
      Tuesday and Thursday - All day 8:50 am - 3:50 pm
    • Expressive Arts

      Children enjoy continuous access to a wide range of arts and crafts to develop their skills.

    • Writing

      Children a re encourage to mark make from entry, and then are supported to begin their experimentation with writing.

    • Parent Sessions

      Weekly sessions are held for parents to become more involved in their child’s learning.

    • Investigation Skills

      Children are encouraged to learn through child initiated and adult direct investigations.

    • School Dinners

      All Nursery children have lunch in school to help with their social development.

    • Reading

      Reading is a key element in Nursery, as we help develop the children’s love of books.

  • Class Timetable

    A curriculum designed to challenge and excite
  • Our activities and lessons will provide hours of enjoyment for your child.

  • The weekly timetable is designed to allow your child the opportunity to experience a continuous stream of ever changing activities, that will target your child’s needs and promote their development of Early Learning Goals.

    Please be aware that this timetable is only to be used as a guide, due to the demands of the curriculum timings and activities may change regularly.

  • Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    Meet and Greet
    Meet, Greet and Registration
    08.50 - 09.00
    Meet and Greet
    Meet, Greet & Registration
    08.50 - 09.00
    Meet and Greet
    Meet, Greet & Registration
    08.50 - 09.00
    Meet and Greet
    Meet, Greet & Registration
    08.50 - 09.00
    Meet and Greet
    Meet, Greet & Registration
    08.50 - 09.00
    Phonics & Reading
    Phonics & Reading
    09.00 - 09.30

    Nursery - Session 1
    Child & Adult Initiated Learning
    09.30 - 10.30

    Numeracy Basic Skills
    Numeracy Basic Skills
    10.30 - 10.45

    Nursery - Session 2
    Child & Adult Initiated Learning
    10.45 - 11.30

    Lunch
    11.30 - 12.00
    Phonics & Reading
    Phonics & Reading
    09.00 - 09.30

    Nursery - Session 1
    Child & Adult Initiated Learning
    09.30 - 10.30

    Numeracy Basic Skills
    Numeracy Basic Skills
    10.30 - 10.45

    Nursery - Session 2
    Child & Adult Initiated Learning
    10.45 - 11.30

    Lunch
    11.30 - 12.00
    Phonics & Reading
    Phonics & Reading
    09.00 - 09.30

    Nursery - Session 1
    Child & Adult Initiated Learning
    09.30 - 10.30

    Numeracy Basic Skills
    Numeracy Basic Skills
    10.30 - 10.45

    Nursery - Session 2
    Child & Adult Initiated Learning
    10.45 - 11.30

    Lunch
    11.30 - 12.00
    Phonics & Reading
    Phonics & Reading
    09.00 - 09.30

    Nursery - Session 1
    Child & Adult Initiated Learning
    09.30 - 10.30

    Numeracy Basic Skills
    Numeracy Basic Skills
    10.30 - 10.45

    Nursery - Session 2
    Child & Adult Initiated Learning
    10.45 - 11.30

    Lunch
    11.30 - 12.00
    Phonics & Reading
    Phonics & Reading
    09.00 - 09.30

    Nursery - Session 1
    Child & Adult Initiated Learning
    09.30 - 10.30

    Numeracy Basic Skills
    Numeracy Basic Skills
    10.30 - 10.45

    Nursery - Session 2
    Child & Adult Initiated Learning
    10.45 - 11.30

    Lunch
    11.30 - 12.00
    End of day
    12.00 - 12.05
    End of day
    12.00 - 12.05
    End of day
    12.00 - 12.05
    End of day
    12.00 - 12.05
    End of day
    12.00 - 12.05

    Monday

    • Meet and Greet
      08.50 - 09.00
    • Phonics & Reading
      09.00 - 09.30
    • Nursery - Session 1
      09.30 - 10.30
    • Numeracy Basic Skills
      10.30 - 10.45
    • Nursery - Session 2
      10.45 - 11.30
    • Lunch
      11.30 - 12.00
    • End of day
      12.00 - 12.05

    Tuesday

    • Meet and Greet
      08.50 - 09.00
    • Phonics & Reading
      09.00 - 09.30
    • Nursery - Session 1
      09.30 - 10.30
    • Numeracy Basic Skills
      10.30 - 10.45
    • Nursery - Session 2
      10.45 - 11.30
    • Lunch
      11.30 - 12.00
    • End of day
      12.00 - 12.05

    Wednesday

    • Meet and Greet
      08.50 - 09.00
    • Phonics & Reading
      09.00 - 09.30
    • Nursery - Session 1
      09.30 - 10.30
    • Numeracy Basic Skills
      10.30 - 10.45
    • Nursery - Session 2
      10.45 - 11.30
    • Lunch
      11.30 - 12.00
    • End of day
      12.00 - 12.05

    Thursday

    • Meet and Greet
      08.50 - 09.00
    • Phonics & Reading
      09.00 - 09.30
    • Nursery - Session 1
      09.30 - 10.30
    • Numeracy Basic Skills
      10.30 - 10.45
    • Nursery - Session 2
      10.45 - 11.30
    • Lunch
      11.30 - 12.00
    • End of day
      12.00 - 12.05

    Friday

    • Meet and Greet
      08.50 - 09.00
    • Phonics & Reading
      09.00 - 09.30
    • Nursery - Session 1
      09.30 - 10.30
    • Numeracy Basic Skills
      10.30 - 10.45
    • Nursery - Session 2
      10.45 - 11.30
    • Lunch
      11.30 - 12.00
    • End of day
      12.00 - 12.05
    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    Meet and Greet
    Meet, Greet and Registration
    08.50 - 09.00
    Meet and Greet
    Meet, Greet & Registration
    08.50 - 09.00
    Meet and Greet
    Meet, Greet & Registration
    08.50 - 09.00
    Meet and Greet
    Meet, Greet & Registration
    08.50 - 09.00
    Meet and Greet
    Meet, Greet & Registration
    08.50 - 09.00

    Monday

    • Meet and Greet
      08.50 - 09.00

    Tuesday

    • Meet and Greet
      08.50 - 09.00

    Wednesday

    • Meet and Greet
      08.50 - 09.00

    Thursday

    • Meet and Greet
      08.50 - 09.00

    Friday

    • Meet and Greet
      08.50 - 09.00
    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    Phonics & Reading
    Phonics & Reading
    09.00 - 09.30
    Phonics & Reading
    Phonics & Reading
    09.00 - 09.30
    Phonics & Reading
    Phonics & Reading
    09.00 - 09.30
    Phonics & Reading
    Phonics & Reading
    09.00 - 09.30
    Phonics & Reading
    Phonics & Reading
    09.00 - 09.30

    Monday

    • Phonics & Reading
      09.00 - 09.30

    Tuesday

    • Phonics & Reading
      09.00 - 09.30

    Wednesday

    • Phonics & Reading
      09.00 - 09.30

    Thursday

    • Phonics & Reading
      09.00 - 09.30

    Friday

    • Phonics & Reading
      09.00 - 09.30
    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    Nursery - Session 1
    Child & Adult Initiated Learning
    09.30 - 10.30
    Nursery - Session 1
    Child & Adult Initiated Learning
    09.30 - 10.30
    Nursery - Session 1
    Child & Adult Initiated Learning
    09.30 - 10.30
    Nursery - Session 1
    Child & Adult Initiated Learning
    09.30 - 10.30
    Nursery - Session 1
    Child & Adult Initiated Learning
    09.30 - 10.30

    Monday

    • Nursery - Session 1
      09.30 - 10.30

    Tuesday

    • Nursery - Session 1
      09.30 - 10.30

    Wednesday

    • Nursery - Session 1
      09.30 - 10.30

    Thursday

    • Nursery - Session 1
      09.30 - 10.30

    Friday

    • Nursery - Session 1
      09.30 - 10.30
    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    Numeracy Basic Skills
    Numeracy Basic Skills
    10.30 - 10.45
    Numeracy Basic Skills
    Numeracy Basic Skills
    10.30 - 10.45
    Numeracy Basic Skills
    Numeracy Basic Skills
    10.30 - 10.45
    Numeracy Basic Skills
    Numeracy Basic Skills
    10.30 - 10.45
    Numeracy Basic Skills
    Numeracy Basic Skills
    10.30 - 10.45

    Monday

    • Numeracy Basic Skills
      10.30 - 10.45

    Tuesday

    • Numeracy Basic Skills
      10.30 - 10.45

    Wednesday

    • Numeracy Basic Skills
      10.30 - 10.45

    Thursday

    • Numeracy Basic Skills
      10.30 - 10.45

    Friday

    • Numeracy Basic Skills
      10.30 - 10.45
    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    Nursery - Session 2
    Child & Adult Initiated Learning
    10.45 - 11.30
    Nursery - Session 2
    Child & Adult Initiated Learning
    10.45 - 11.30
    Nursery - Session 2
    Child & Adult Initiated Learning
    10.45 - 11.30
    Nursery - Session 2
    Child & Adult Initiated Learning
    10.45 - 11.30
    Nursery - Session 2
    Child & Adult Initiated Learning
    10.45 - 11.30

    Monday

    • Nursery - Session 2
      10.45 - 11.30

    Tuesday

    • Nursery - Session 2
      10.45 - 11.30

    Wednesday

    • Nursery - Session 2
      10.45 - 11.30

    Thursday

    • Nursery - Session 2
      10.45 - 11.30

    Friday

    • Nursery - Session 2
      10.45 - 11.30
    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    Lunch
    11.30 - 12.00
    Lunch
    11.30 - 12.00
    Lunch
    11.30 - 12.00
    Lunch
    11.30 - 12.00
    Lunch
    11.30 - 12.00

    Monday

    • Lunch
      11.30 - 12.00

    Tuesday

    • Lunch
      11.30 - 12.00

    Wednesday

    • Lunch
      11.30 - 12.00

    Thursday

    • Lunch
      11.30 - 12.00

    Friday

    • Lunch
      11.30 - 12.00
    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    End of day
    12.00 - 12.05
    End of day
    12.00 - 12.05
    End of day
    12.00 - 12.05
    End of day
    12.00 - 12.05
    End of day
    12.00 - 12.05

    Monday

    • End of day
      12.00 - 12.05

    Tuesday

    • End of day
      12.00 - 12.05

    Wednesday

    • End of day
      12.00 - 12.05

    Thursday

    • End of day
      12.00 - 12.05

    Friday

    • End of day
      12.00 - 12.05
  • How to Enroll Your Child in our Nursery!

  • Nursery Staff

    With education and experience in early childhood care
    • Miss Prior
      Teaching Assistant Apprentice

      St Mary’s is definitely an exciting place to work, not least because of all the fun we have learning with all the boys and girls.

    • Mrs Purves
      Teaching Assistant

      Working with the children in Nursery means I am never bored!