Admissions and Attendance

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Our purpose built facility caters for children aged 3 months to 4 years old, and is split into three dedicated rooms. Our “Explorers” room is for children from 3 months old - 2 years old. We have a non-mobile area for the little ones that are not yet able to crawl or walk within the main room itself. When children turn 2, if they are developmentally ready, they will transition downstairs to our  move to our “Discoverers” room until the term after their 3rd birthday. Some children may need a little more time in Explorers, if this is the case, they will stay in Explorers just that little bit longer. The term after a child turns 3 years old, they move into our Nursery School, the “Adventurers” room, where they stay until they start primary school. Each room has an all-weather outdoor space and we are strong believers in the benefits of outdoor learning.

Brougham Street Nursery School is the ONLY maintained nursery school in Skipton to offer childcare provision all year round. We are open for 51 weeks of the year, from 8.00am until 5.30pm.

“Explorers” Room 0-2 years

Places are available as a long day 8.00 - 5.30pm or a half day (AM or PM). These places are full year bookings.

“Discoverers” Room 2-3 years

Places are available as long day or half day as with Explorers. In addition we can offer Term Time only places for children in receipt of 15 hours free funding. To find out more information about your eligibility for the 2 year old funded places, please follow this link or speak to Ayesha in reception. Parents who are accessing 2 year old funding can also buy additional sessions.
“Adventurers” Nursery School Room 3-4 years

Each child is eligible for 15 hours of funded early years education from the term after their third birthday. Brougham Street Nursery School is pleased to offer these 15 funded hours, and also the 30 funded hours for children whose parents meet the Government’s criteria, which can be found here. Extra sessions are available to buy, where space allows.
The Nursery School sessions are as follows:
Morning session: 8:45 - 11:45 am
Lunch: 11:45 - 12:15pm
Afternoon session: 12:15 - 3:15pm
Early Tea Club: 3:15 - 4pm
Late Tea Club: 3:15 - 5.30pm

We also provide care during the holidays, and you can stretch your 30 hours entitlement to cover this. Please speak to Ayesha for more information.

For all fees information, please visit our Fees page.

https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/early-education-places-and-funding