The Winchcombe School Nursery class

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At The Winchcombe School we have a Nursery class that takes children from the term after their 3rd birthday. This class is within our purpose built Foundation Stage area which also has two classes of Reception children. 

We provide a safe, secure, enriching environment encompassing a varied mix of teacher led and child initiated learning throughout the day. Children are encouraged to develop their own interests through exploration, meeting challenges and learning together. Working in close partnership with parents, new experiences and opportunities are provided by the skilled Foundation Team.

We run morning sessions from 9am until 12 noon, and afternoon sessions from 12 noon until 3pm.  The morning sessions are more suited to the older children in the cohort. We can, dependent upon availability, offer a mixture of morning and afternoon sessions. We have introduced the 30 hours extended childcare offer  for parents who are both working and qualify for this benefit. 

If parents who do not receive the 30 hours benefit wish to receive more than 15 hours, we can accommodate this but charge per 3 hour session - see details below.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Hannah Smith
Contact Position
Secretary
Telephone
01635232780
E-mail
office@winchcombe.w-berks.sch.uk
Website
https://www.winchcombe.w-berks.sch.uk/.../foundationpid=1
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/thewinchcombeschool/
Notes

The Nursery Class does not have its own website or facebook page - please see the school website and facebook pages (links above) for more information.

Where to go

Address
The Winchcombe School
Maple Crescent
Newbury
Postcode
RG14 1LN

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£15.00 per session
Details
We charge for additional sessions on top of the 15 hours universal hours.

Inclusion Information

Dietary Needs

Has Provision
Yes
Details
If a child is in receipt of Early Years Pupil premium, they are entitled to a free school meal if they are in for both sessions of the day. Our school cook can work with the parent to provide a special menu should their child have special dietary requirements.

Childcare Information

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
Details
The number of vacancies varies dependent on the sessions that are required. We usually have more space available for the afternoon sessions. You are welcome to contact the school for a Notification of Interest form to put your child on the list for future entry points. We take children the term after they become 3, in September, January and April.
Date updated
29/03/2021
Vacancy range(s)
Vacancy range(s)
PlacesStart AgeEnd Age
5 3 4

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
2 year old funding

30 Hours Extended Entitlements

Are you registered to provide 30 Hours?
Yes
30 Hour Partner Summary
We work closely with Happy Kids who are on our site. Parents whose children attend childminders or other nursery settings can split their hours between both settings. Please discuss your requirements with the school office.

Waiting List

Do you have a waiting list?
No

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 09.00 15.00
Tuesday 09.00 15.00
Wednesday 09.00 15.00
Thursday 09.00 15.00
Friday 09.00 15.00

School Pickups

Offers pickups

Quality checks

  • DBS check

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