The nursery is open on weekdays during term time with the exception of Bank Holidays and school INSET days:

Nursery sessions

Morning sessions for three to four year olds:    8.30 - 11.30am

Afternoon sessions for two year olds:                  12.15 - 3.15pm

To ensure quality and continuity to the provision offered to the children, any other nursery attendance patterns requested cannot be accommodated.

How to apply for the nursery in 2019

Admissions are managed through Ark Castledown Primary Academy. All nursery applications are made directly to the school. If you would like to make an application please collect an Admission Form from the school office. If you would like to find out more, please get in touch. Visitors are always welcome.

How can I get help with my childcare costs?

Funding for two year olds:

Depending on your personal circumstances, your child may be entitled to two year old funding.

For more information please see here.

Funding for three to four year olds:

All families with a three to four year old child are eligible for the universal funding offer of up to 15 hours a week term time or a total of 570 hours taken throughout the year (a child becomes eligible for the funding the term after their third birthday). Please see here for further details.