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Nursery - September 2020 starters

We will be updating this page with information for anyone interested in their child starting our Nursery in September, and the Parents/Carers of children who already have a confirmed space with us.

If you are interested in finding out more about our Nursery, please email nursery@stkenelms.worcs.sch.uk and Mrs R Powell, Business Support for Nursery, will be happy to assist or put you in touch with Mrs Hayes, our Early Years Lead. 

Our usual process is to offer a tour of the Nursery to enable Parents/Carers to see the space and ask any questions they may have. However, during the current situation, this is not possible, and we are working on ways that we can offer as much support as possible to potential new children and their families. 

The 'Introduction' tab will give you an insight into the ethos of our nursery and the staff that work with the children.

Please see our 'Nursery Blog' tab for examples of activities the children are involved in within our setting. 

Confirmed Nursery Starters September 2020

Parents/Carers of all children who have already applied for a space in September have been emailed a letter of confirmation on 22/05/2020. If you believe that you should have received a letter and are yet to do so, please contact Mrs R Powell on nursery@Stkenelms.worcs.sch.uk 

Nursery Welcome Letter May 2020

Please see a letter from the Headteacher, Mrs Shackleton, below, detailing our approach to the September intake during this time.

Nursery Application Pack

Please find below, a link to the application pack for Nursery. Please complete and return this to the school or nursery@stkenelms.worcs.sch.uk. If you have any queries, or would prefer a pack to be emailed or posted to you, please also contact this email address.

St Kenelms CE Primary School Nursery Application Pack 2020-21

Nursery Information pack

An information pack with more about our Nursery and forms for new Parents/Carers to complete will be uploaded here by Friday 5th June 2020.

3 and 4 year old funding

15 'Universal' hours

All 3 and 4 year olds are eligible for 570 free childcare hours per year, which commences the term following their 3rd birthday - 1st January, 1st April or 1st September. This is a maximum of 15 hours per week over 38 weeks of the year. These are known as 'Universal' hours and they can be used across multiple settings.

15 'Additional' hours

If you (and your partner if applicable) meet the criteria, your child could be entitled to a total of 30 hours childcare per week, to include the 15 'Universal' hours and 15 'Additional' hours. Once a '30 Hour Eligibility Code' is obtained, the additional funding hours are allocated from the next funding period, or term - 1st January, 1st April, 1st September.

Please visit www.childcarechoices.gov.uk to check eligibility and access a '30 Hour Eligibility Code'. 

NB: If you wish your child to access 30 hours of care from September 2020, you will need to obtain a code this school term.