RECEPTION 2024 ADMISSIONS - We are holding open sessions at 2.30pm on the following dates - 4th October, 1st November, 6th December and 10th January. We look forward to welcoming you to our school.
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St John's Nursery Class 2023-24

In our Nursery there are two teachers:

Mrs Barker and Mrs Clough 

and our Teaching & Learning Assistants

Miss Barnes and Mrs Catley

We also welcome students from local colleges on work placements.  


· Nursery starts each day at 8.45am. If your child requires morning only sessions (15hrs a week) they should be collected between11.30 and 11.45am. 

· The morning session ends at 11.45am when those children who stay all day (30hrs) have their Packed Lunches (11.45am-12.15pm) which they bring from home before continuing the day with the afternoon session.

· The Nursery closes each day at 3.15pm. Our doors open from 3.00pm and all children should be collected by 3.15pm

· All Nursery Children receive free milk and a fruit snack each morning and have access to indoor and outdoor provision throughout each session. 

· We have access to the school grounds and facilities and also join the rest of the school for important occasions and celebrations and for school masses in church. 

· All Nursery sessions are Teacher-led.


Every child will be allocated a Key Worker who will make sure they are always settled, happy and learning.

Parents & Carers will be able to contact the Key Worker by email and at morning and afternoon door openings in person. 

Other messages can be passed on via


Look here for photos on

Our Nursery Year Timeline

December 2023: Frosty mornings... investigating the frost & ice in our outdoor classroom. Look at the footprints we made and all our cosy Winter clothes!

November 2023- Helping Pudsey Bear to help Children In Need . We love Pyjama Days!!

Pudsey Bear says “Thank you for all your donations!”

November 2023: Outdoor ring games. It was too windy for Forest School 2 so we had a short time playing together. The grand old Duke of York was fun!

November 2023: Forest School 1 was amazing! We found lots of poppies and made our own woodland ones.

October 2023: Autumn Festivals- Lantern making, spider searching and spooky pictures...

October 2023: Autumn Festivals- Halloween “Pumpkin Fun.... Hammering, scooping, designing and carving”

October 2023: Autumn Festivals- Halloween activities “Spooky Modelling”

October 2023- Enterprise Week... We are busy making goodies for you to buy and eat!! This afternoon we made Rocky Road.... we loved the spoon and finger licking at the end!

October 2023- Enterprise Week.... Planting Spring Bulbs in our hand decorated pots!!!

October 2023: Enterprise Week Activities- Key Ring making is a great fiddly fingers activity!

October 2023: Balance bike skills...... we always wear helmets on two wheel bikes

October 2023: Cafod Non Uniform Day to help others in need.... and fun in class with friends

October 2023: Fun on the Trim Trail.... We use this area every week... it’s great for climbing, core strength, balance and fun!

September 2023: Busy, busy, busy!!

September 2023: How do you do! Can you name all your new friends?

September: Welcome back to our older children and Hello to all our new children.....

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