We have a fantastic purpose built early years learning environment, with wonderful indoor and outdoor spaces. To come along and have a look get in touch using the contact details below. 

When do sessions run?

We offer flexible nursery sessions. Nursery parents can use their free nursery entitlement of 15 hours and can pay for additional hours, or apply for 30 hours funded childcare.

  Sessions run from 8.30am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday during school term time.

   Morning sessions are from 8.30am until 12pm.                                                                                                                               

   Lunchtime is between 12pm and 1pm. Children can have a school dinner for £1.50 or bring a packed lunch. 

   Afternoon sessions are between 1pm and 3.30pm

   Breakfast club is available from 8am.              

When can children start?

Children can start the term following their third birthday.

Who runs nursery?

Our nursery is run by a full-time Early Years teacher, supported by our Early Years Higher Level Teaching Assistant and our Early Years Teaching Assistant.

What provision is available ?

15 hours of free childcare is available for all 3 and 4 year old children. 

Working parents

Subject to the eligibility criteria in England working parents can  access 30 hours of free childcare for 3 and 4-year old children.

To find out more follow this link ~ Childcare Choices - Up to 30 hours of free childcare for working parents of 3 and 4 year olds

You can use your 15 or 30 funded hours flexibly each week for either morning, lunchtime or afternoon sessions.

Children are welcome to stay for full days at a chargeable rate of £4 for each additional hour to your funded hours. As mentioned above lunch club is also available.


 If you go to www.childcarechoices.gov.uk you can find a lot more information and can see if you are eligible for  30 hours of free child care. This is a really useful site where you can easily find out everything you need to know.     Have a look and check what you are eligible for.

 The government website with information is www.gov.uk/30-hours-free-childcare


  To apply for a place in our nursery please complete an application form by following this link~ Apply for a place here ~ and return your application to us at school using the email address below.                                                                                                                                                         

If you would like some more information please contact us by calling 016974 72296 or email head@armathwaite.cumbria.sch.uk


Nursery Welcome Booklet




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