address email extended-services language flyer home-learning down-arrow right-arrow login logout noticeboard online-payment phone search safeguarding term-dates watermark twitter

Interactive Bar

PFT Staff Sharepoint

School Welcome

Welcome To

Wainscott Primary School and Nursery

Nursery Admissions

Nursery Information

Our Nursery takes children from 3 years of age.  We currently offer 15-hours and 30-hour funding, which will start the term after the child's 3rd birthday.  


Please find below timings for your reference:

15-Hour Funded Morning Sessions8:30am - 11:30am
15-Hour Funded Afternoon Sessions12:15pm - 3:15pm
30-Hours Funded All Day Sessions *8:30am - 3:15pm
Lunchtime Sessions (Extra Charge)11:30am - 12:15pm


* Please note - For the 30-hour funded sessions there will be a daily charge of £3.50 a day to cover the lunchtime period (11:30am – 12:15pm), which will be added to our online payment system (SchoolMoney).


15-Hour Funding

15 hours of free childcare is available for ALL families in England. 


30-Hour Funding - When to apply

When applying for the 30-Hour funded sessions - Please click on the link provided for more information and to apply for your code:  

Apply for free childcare if you are working


You can apply from when your child is 2 years and 36 weeks old.

When your child turns 3When you can get your hours from Recommended time to apply
1st September to 31st DecemberTerm starting on or after 1st JanuaryThe term before 1st January
1st January to 31st MarchTerm starting on or after 1st AprilThe term before 1st April
1st April to 31st AugustTerm starting on or after 1st September The term before 1st September


You must apply for a code by the end of the month before a new term starts. For example, if the term starts on 1st September you must apply by 31st August. 


If you're returning to work or starting a new job

The date you start or return to work will affect when you can apply for free childcare.


Date of starting or returning to workWhen you can get your hours fromWhen to Apply
1st May to 30th SeptemberTerm starting on or after 1st September1st April to 31st August
1st October to 31st JanuaryTerm starting on or after 1st January1st September to 31st December
1st February to 30th AprilTerm starting on or after 1st April1st January to 31st March 


Please note - You can apply outside of these recommended dates but you might not receive your code in time. You must have a valid code by the end of the month before a new term starts.


It usually takes 20 minutes to apply. You may find out if you’re eligible straight away, but it can take up to 7 days. Once your application has been approved, you’ll get a code for free childcare to give to your childcare provider.


Please note - You have to reconfirm your eligibility every 3 months. If you apply more than 3 months before the term starts, you’ll have to reconfirm your eligibility in your account in order to keep your code valid.

EYFS Tours

We run regular tours for parents to view our Early Years provision. This will give you an opportunity to meet staff, see the provision in action and ask any questions you may have.  To book a tour, please email us at or call us on 01634 332551. If there is a lot of interest over a short period of time, we may offer group tours.

Nursery Tours Dates for New Parents




Nursery Expression of Interest Form

Our Nursery Induction for 2023 - 2024

If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us on 01634 332550.  We look forward to welcoming you and your family to our Nursery and School Community.

School Logo Watermark

Contact Us: