Caterpillars Nursery

Our purpose built nursery is open  Monday to Friday term time only from 9:00am until 3:30pm. We can offer an 8:30am start subject to availability. 
We offer the following provision: 

  • Universal Free Early Years Education Entitlement of 15 hours a week for 3 and 4 year olds. 
  • Extended 30 hour entitlement for 3 and 4 year olds (subject to eligibility) 
  • Free Early Years Education Entitlement for 2 year olds (subject to eligibility) 
  • The option to access a range of paid top-up provision 

 Our well trained, enthusiastic and experienced staff team will ensure your child has the opportunity to participate in a range of stimulating and engaging learning experiences that are planned around the children’s needs and interests. Our setting has a free-flow approach, however within that we also offer structured play activities and directed group time in which we support the children's learning and development across all areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage. 
For further information please email the school office.

We aim to:

  • Provide a secure environment in which all children can flourish and thrive  

  • Include and value the contributions of all children and families 

  • Make inclusion a thread which runs through all activities of the nursery 

  • Create a positive learning environment that provides appropriate challenge and enjoyment for all children 

  • Engage our children in the highest-quality teaching and learning and to maximise success for all 

  • Equip children with the skills and love of learning, forming foundations for future success 


We will do this by: 

  • Making children, families and staff feel respected and valued in their roles 
  • Ensuring that children have equality of access to learning and every child is included 
  • Making appropriate adjustments to provision within the curriculum to ensure that each child achieves their potential 

  • Promoting positive behaviour and respect and nurturing children’s social skills 

  • Ensuring a smooth transition between home and Nursery 

  • Monitoring and reviewing policies and procedures annually to ensure that they remain effective at meeting our aims 

  • Instilling a love of learning through play 

  • Creating a curriculum with a focus on high quality texts to facilitate early reading skills and a love of books and reading 

  • Recognising the crucial and important role that parents and carers play in the education of their child  

  • Celebrating all learning and successes both at Nursery and at home 


Meet Our Nursery Staff

Name Role(s)
Mrs H Wedmore Nursery Teacher
Ms C Courtney Nursery Practitioner
Mrs E Hammond Nursery Practitioner
Ms L Little Nursery Practitioner        
Mrs M  Carlitos Nursery Practitioner

Useful Documents

  • Our Early Years Policy can be found here.
  • Please find some further information for Parents/Carers on Czone

Our Fee Structure

Times 2 Year Olds* 3 and 4 Year Olds




12:00-12:30pm (Lunch) £2.35 £2.12
9:00am-3:00pm £28.20 £25.44
9:00am-3:30pm £32.90 £29.68
*Please note, if you are paying for your child’s 2 year old place they will not be transferred to the 3-4 year old cost until the term after their 3rd birthday
We offer places for 30hrs funding, but please be aware that these spaces are limited and depending on the hours, top up fees may be required. Please enquire for current availability