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Pembury School House Nursery

Pembury School House Nursery is Osted registered. We are an outstanding nursery set in the grounds of the primary school with excellent facilities and a beautiful, well equipped indoor and outdoor environment for children age 2+ years.

We pride ourselves on the outstanding care and education we offer children.

  • High adullt to children ratios

  • Highly qualified and experienced nursery practitioners

  • Free flow allowing children to use both the inside and outside as their preferred learning environment

  • Homely setting

  • Awarded an 'Outstanding' Ofsted judgement for two consecutive inspections

Who to contact

Contact Name
Mrs Kelly Marsh
Contact Position
01892 825580

Where to go

Pembury Nursery School
Lower Green Road
Tunbridge Wells
  • We are in the grounds of the Primary School in a converted house providing a homely and secure environment for children to receive care and education.

  • Children are able to stay for a morning session, morning with lunch, all day or an afternoon session; dependent on age and availability.

  • Typically the session runs with a mix of play through self selection, adult directed, free flow and general routines such as 'together time, snack time and end of session.

  • All our policies and procedures are available online and in the setting to view.
  • Parent(s) will be contacted should their child become unwell during the session.  They will be asked for their child to be collected at the earliest opportunity.

  • The nursery are able to administer prescribed medication to the child if required to do so. All medicines administered will be logged in the 'Medical File' and parent(s)/carer(s) will be asked to signature each authorised dose. All medication must be in it's original container labelled with clear dosage, date and the name of the child.
  • Children are provided with structured routine and boundaries to encourage them to understand there are acceptable limits of behaviour.
  • We have disabled access at the front of the building and access to the garden.

  • Home visits can be arranged on request. This can provide the initial step towards strong partnerships with parent(s) and settings within a community context.


When is it on?

When is childcare available
Term Time Only
Carescheme Age Range:
2 year(s), 3 month(s) to 4 year(s), 5 month(s)
Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 08:55 15:30
Tuesday 08:55 15:30
Wednesday 08:55 15:30
Thursday 08:55 15:30
Friday 08:55 15:30

Other Details

ECD Type
Private Nursery School
Offers pickups
Cost details
Contact provider for details
3-4 Year Old Funding?
2 Year Old Funding?
Total vacancies
Vacancies Details
Please do not hesitate to contact us regarding vacancies and we will do our best to accommodate you.
Places Range
Places Range
Start AgeEnd AgePlaces
2 2 22
3 5 22
0 5 22
5 7 22
Immediate vacancies?
Contact Provider for Vacancy Details?
Vacancy range
Vacancy Range
Start AgeEnd AgePlaces
2 years 2 months 5
Vacancy Information Last updated Date
Music, Literacy and Numeracy, Computers / It, Messy Play Area, Cookery, Drama, Outdoor Adventure Play Area, Toys/dolls, Dressing Up, Team Games, Outdoor Activities, Environmental Area, Trike, Tv/video/dvd, Play House, Training Rooms, Ecology, Puppets, Water Play, Quiet Room, Games / Puzzles, Play Room, Garden, Walks, Sandpit, Arts And Crafts, Scooter, Healthy Living, Reading, Woodwork, Refreshments, Languages, Books, Sewing, See-Saw, Sensory Room, Kitchen, Songs, Sleeping Area, Slide, Climbing Frame, Library Visits, Stories, Life Skills, Sports
Other facilities information
Pembury School House Nursery welcomes all children age from two to four years old. Places are offered on a' first come first serve' basis. Places are regulated, according to the Statutory Framework for The Early Years Foundation Stage; with ratios typically exceeding the guideline of 1:4 for 2-3 year olds and 1:8 for over 3 year olds. We currently have two staff members that hold 'teacher status'. A waiting list is in operation so that parent(s)/carer(s) can register their child in advance so that we can contact them for the appropriate academic year or when a place becomes available. We endeavour to meet the needs for places where possible . Prospective parent(s)/carer(s) are sent a pack containing an enrolment form, a social profile, these forms provide the nursery with vital information about the child and family. Our prospectus is available online or on request to view. A £75 non refundable deposit is required to hold the place, £49 of which will be deducted from the first terms fees.
  • We have no catchment area and are an inclusive setting.
  • We will endeavour to meet the needs of indiviuals where possible.
Languages Spoken:
Sign Language Makaton, English
Wheelchair Access
Wheelchair access details
Ramp to main entrance and garden.

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
11/06/2010Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding
27/02/2015Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding
25/09/2019Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding

30 Hours Extended Entitlement

Registered to provide up to 30 hours entitlement
30 Hours Partner Details (These are details of any other childcare provider(s) that this provider will work with to offer the 30 hours entitlement)
  • We work in partnership with parent(s) and carer(s) and joint provision (other settings) to accomodate 15 and 30 hour funded places.
  • We do as much of the paperwork on your behalf to make the process as easy as possible.

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