Welcome to Heath Primary School


Nursery Admissions

Heath Nursery provides quality education and care for children aged 2-4 years. For many of you this will be your first contact with the school and our aim is to work in partnership with you to provide the best start and nursery education for your child. 


The nursery provides 10 morning places for 2 year olds, 39 morning, and 39 afternoon spaces for 3 & 4 year olds.

The 2-year-old provision offers both funded and paid morning places, (15 hours).

Children are eligible to begin their free nursery entitlement (15 hours) the term after their third birthday. We also offer 30 hours provision, depending on eligibility, this offers children 4 and ½ funded full days with an option to pay for another ½ day session. 

Parents are able to put their children’s name on the waiting list by contacting the school office.

Places are allocated dependent on the age of the child. 

Our Vision 

At Heath Primary School Nursery, our vision is to create a happy and friendly environment where all children feel safe, secure and valued. We work to developing self-esteem, positive attitudes towards learning and social skills. We provide a broad balanced curriculum using structured play activities and adult guided learning opportunities. The children are encouraged to follow their own interests, develop their thinking and independence in an environment, which supports creativity, curiosity and imagination.

Our Aims 

  • To have fun playing and learning together.
  • To offer children an exciting and carefully structured curriculum, following the principles of the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework.
  • To develop positive and supportive relationships with parents and families, ensuring every opportunity for all children to develop to their full potential.
  • To value and celebrate the richness of diversity through an understanding that all children and families are unique.
  • To nurture and develop children’s creativity and curiosity, giving them time to develop their own ideas.
  • To create a stimulating and challenging environment which engages children’s interests and promotes independence.

Opening Times

Morning session 8.30 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.

Afternoon session 12.20 p.m. to 3.20 p.m.

Childcare funding - How you can use your free childcare

If your child is 2 years old, you may be able to get 15 hours free childcare per week for 38 weeks of the year (during school term time).

From September 2024, you’ll be able to get 15 hours free childcare for your child from the age of 9 months if you’re working. You can apply from 12 May.

If your child is 3 to 4 years old, you may be able to get 30 hours free childcare per week for 38 weeks of the year (during school term time).