Admission

St Thomas’ Nursery can accommodate maximum numbers of children in any session as below:

26 children aged 2 and 3 in the Wade Room.  

24 children aged 3 (rising 4s) and 4 in the Kinnersley Room.  

Funded Places

St Thomas Nursery offers places over 38 weeks for:

  • 15 hours  universal free childcare for three and four-year-olds
  • 30 hours free childcare as an extension to the universal 15 hours for eligible three and four-year-olds 
  • 15 hours free childcare for two year olds eligible for Think 2 funded places

Subject to availability, additional sessions may be purchased to extend childcare – see the Nursery Fee Policy for details of the current charges and terms and conditions.

Funded Session Offer

The sessions available to nursery children are as follows:

For children eligible for 30 hours free childcare:

    6 hours daily – to be taken between the hours of 8:30am and 3.00pm

All children receiving 15 hour free childcare:    

   5 x 3 hour sessions – to be taken between the hours of 8:30am and 3:00pm either 1 session     daily (am / pm) or 2½ full days.

   (Subject to availability 3 x 5 hour sessions 9:00am to 2:00pm may also be an option.)

Application Timetable

Parents may register their interest in a place at the nursery at any time.  Formal applications will however be required and should be made as follows:

For places in Autumn term 2020 – 15 May 2020

For places in the Spring term  2021 – 15 November 2020

For places in the Summer term  2021 – 15 February 2021

Application forms can be downloaded below or are available from the Nursery.

Acceptance and non-acceptance letters are sent out by the following dates:

For places in Autumn term 2020 – 30 June 2020

For places in the Spring term  2021 – 15 December 2020

For places in the Summer term  2021 – 15 March 2021

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