All children in Nursery attend every morning from 8:30am - 11:55am. Children may attend for the whole day on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays (part-time) or every day (full-time). Children attending for the whole day finish at 3pm.
The children in Nursery enjoy being a part of the whole school and particularly welcome joining everyone in a whole school assembly each week. Older siblings take great pride in seeing their younger brothers and sisters join in the stories, songs and prayers.
Qualified staff ensure that the children are being given the best start in life in a happy and safe environment. At the end of the year, the children are ready to go up into Reception with enthusiasm and assurance.
OFSTED inspect the Nursery provision regularly and on their last visit confirmed that St. Michael's School offers high quality education, which helps children make very good progress towards the early learning goals. Please click here to view the latest OFSTED report.
Children who have not been through Nursery at St. Michael's may start in Reception in the September after their fourth birthday. Reception children attend for the whole day from 8:30am - 3:15pm.
Children in Nursery and Reception are building the foundations for their future and as such they follow the Foundation Stage Curriculum. This covers the following six early learning goals in a happy blend of work and play: