NEXT STEPS Early Years Ages 3-5

Why the Gatehouse?

With unlimited use of the whole school facilities and mature staff who understand and appreciate the needs of two year olds through their own time and experience as parents, the children simply could not be better provided for or looked after.

How to apply

Wraparound Care

Opening Hours

The Gatehouse Nursery is open from 8.00am until 6.00pm Monday to Friday during term time.

Children have the option of attending the morning session (8am – 1pm), the afternoon session (1pm – 5pm) or staying for the full day (8am – 5pm).

Drinks and snacks are provided in the morning and the afternoon and lunch is included within the morning session, at around 11.30am.

Holiday Club

The Nursery and Pre-reception Holiday Club is eligible for all children attending the Gatehouse Nursery and Pre-reception at Gateways. The club is housed in the Gatehouse Nursery during all holidays except for the summer holidays, where it is housed in Littlegates. The club is open all year round excluding bank holidays, the time between Christmas Day and New Years Day and the final week of the summer holidays.

The holiday club will be themed and involve crafts, stories, music and walks around the school grounds.

Packed lunch, snacks and drinks must be provided by parents during the holidays.

An email will be sent to parents at the relevant time allowing them to make bookings via surveymonkey.

A Day in the life of ...

Dale in Nursery

08:30am

Mummy drops me off at the Gatehouse Nursery where I am greeted by my Key Practitioner Mrs Drake. I hang up my coat and bag, Mrs Drake helps me if I ask her to. I post the hand with my name on it in the postbox to let everyone know that I have arrived.

9:45am

This is creative time. At the moment we are making Father's Day cards. We use our hands and the paint to make a crab shape for the front of the card.

11:15am

My favourite time of day - lunch time! We put our aprons on and then hold onto the rings on the walkerdile, ready to walk to lunch. We eat our lunch in the main school Dining Room.

12:00pm

After lunch, most days I have a nap. I take Black Sheep and Brown Monkey with me as I always sleep with them.

2:00pm

Every day we go for a Toddle Waddle around the grounds. We explore nature and look at how the seasons change. Today we are looking for creepy crawlies.

5:30pm

We have story time before Mummy comes to pick me up. Mrs Drake always tells her what I have done and what I have eaten and how good I have been!

What's happening in the Gatehouse Nursery?

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