Seashells Maintained Nursery is an educational setting offering flexible hours across the week to accommodate the needs of our local families. We are open from 8.30am until 3.15pm - term time only. We are situated in the Foundation Stage area of Herne Bay Infant School and Seashells Nursery. We are a purpose built setting with easy access to a large outdoor area. From the term after your child is 3 years old they are able to access the universal offer of 15 free hours of nursery education each week. We also offer 30 hours of childcare to eligible families. Additional sessions above free entitlement are available on a chargeable basis including a lunch club from 11.30 - 12.15pm.
We also offer a limited number of places for 2 year olds. This can be children who are entitled to Free for Two funding or parents who wish to pay for this provision.
The setting is run by a nursery teacher who has qualified teacher status.
Our aim is to provide a stimulating, happy, secure environment in which to play; a variety of exciting experiences to learn from with opportunities to socialise, become more independent and develop skills for life.