Nursery Session Times:

At Hale Nursery we have 3 separate Nursery groups called Bumblebees, Caterpillars and Ladybirds with the days/timings as follows:

Bumblebees:  Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm
Caterpillars:   Monday 9am-3pm / Tuesday 9am-3pm / Wednesday morning 9am-12pm
Ladybirds:      Wednesday afternoon 12pm-3pm / Thursday 9am-3pm / Friday 9am-3pm

Early Years Free Entitlement for 3 year olds

Three year old children are entitled to 15 hours of free early years provision for 38 weeks a year. This can be applied for from the term after your child turns three until your child attends a Reception class.


We offer both the standard 15 hour provision and the full 30 hours. For further details about the different session times and applying for 30 hours funding, please contact our Admissions Officer in the school office - Miss Read (

Free Early Education for 2 year olds (FEET) funding

Some families will be entitled for free 15 hours early years provision for their two year old child if they are in receipt of certain benefits or have a significant need. Please ask at the office if you feel that you may be entitled to this.

Please see the following link for more information:

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