Welcome to Our Early Years and Foundation Stage unit.
When you walk into our bright, open-plan Foundation Stage you will see a safe and exciting environment which inspires the children to explore and learn.
You will see happy, engaged and independent learners accessing the purposefully planned provision in a way that meets their individual needs.
You will see our skilled practitioners supporting children through high quality interactions that challenge thinking and extend learning.
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Children are eligible to start in our Nursery at the beginning of the term after their third birthday, dependent on availability. Parents will be able choose which sessions they would like their child to attend the Nursery but this is dependent on the availability of places. We will do our best to accommodate your choices. Admission to our Nursery (Foundation Stage 1) is arranged by the academy after completion of our application form, available from the academy office.
We will require you to bring your child's birth certificate and proof of address before admission to the academy.
If you are interested in being part of our Thrunscoe Family then do not hesitate to come in and speak to our friendly staff who will then put your child's name on the waiting list.
All children are entitled to 15 hours FREE nursery education per week.
Available sessions are:
- Full time places (30 hours, if eligible): 5 full days per week (Full day = 2 sessions)
- Part time places (15 hours): 5 morning sessions per week or 5 afternoon sessions per week
- Flexi time - a mixture of sessions (AM/PM/Full days) throughout the week which when combined equal a total of 5 sessions per week (if the required places are available)
Application for Nursery
We offer 30 hour places in our Nursery
All children are entitled to 15 hours nursery education per week from the term after they turn 3 but we will be offering the opportunity to extend this up to an extra 15 hours per week if required.
30 hours FREE nursery education could be available if parents/carers are:
- in work - or getting parental leave, sick leave or annual leave
- each earning at least the National Minimum Wage or Living Wage for 16 hours a week - this is £125.28 if you’re over 25
30 hours FREE nursery education can be claimed at the same time as claiming Universal Credit, tax credits, childcare vouchers or Tax-Free Childcare.
Children who are attending for 30 hours will be supervised over lunchtime and will need to bring a packed lunch.
Parents/carers should enquire at the Academy office for more details.