Our spacious nursery.

                            Our covered outdoor area,

                            The fabulous forest area.

The fantastic, spacious and safe outside area of our Nursery.

We are delighted that you are interested in our nursery class set within our Ofsted Good rated school based in Drakewalls, Gunnislake.

Our term time nursery provision offers the following:

· Childcare for 2 to 4 year olds.

· Full and part time spaces.

· High quality provision with qualified, caring and nurturing staff.

· Well resourced and engaging learning environments.

· Spacious indoor and outdoor area dedicated to nursery.

· Use of extensive school grounds including the woodland area and our well stocked library.

· Excellent delivery of health and self-care routines.

· Free healthy snacks provided.

· Close working relationship with the Foundation class to ensure a smooth transition to school.

· No joining fee.

· 3 Free settling in sessions.

Our nursery is open daily throughout the school term time from 9am to 3pm. We offer all day sessions or mornings from 9am to 12pm, or afternoon sessions from 12pm to 3pm.

We offer 15 hours funded spaces for all 3 and 4 year olds.

30 hours funding is also available for eligible families. In addition 2 year old funding is also available for families who meet specific criteria.

Please refer to the below website to check your Childcare funding options: Https://

For non funded spaces, we have an hourly charge of £5.10 (3 and 4 year olds) and £5.60 for 2 year olds.

Our free healthy snacks are provided during the morning and afternoon and a hot nutritious school meal can be purchased at lunch time at a cost of £2.60. Alternatively, children are welcome to bring their own packed lunches.

We follow the Early Year Foundation Stage framework to provide an enriching experience for our children. We use an active approach to learning and teaching with an emphasis on following the children’s interests and learning through play.

If you would like to arrange a visit to nursery, please call the office on 01822 832550 or contact 

You can see a typical month in nursery by looking at the blog within the Classes tab on the website.


Our Values...



We are bold and innovative in our approach to find new solutions to the challenges we face.



We are inspired by the awe and wonder of the world.



We take responsibility for our actions in an environment of mutual respect.



We are passionate about learning.



We are the best we can be.



We overcome all barriers to reach our potential, developing a capacity to improve further.

Welcome back to all of our pupils. Nursery, Reception, Y1, Y2 , Y3 and Y4 will be taught at the Delaware base. Y5 and Y6 will be taught at the Gunnislake base.

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