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Bishops Down Primary School (Maintained Nursery)

Bishops Down Nursery School is situated in the Culverdon Area of Tunbridge Wells.  We are a sessional nursery, led by qualified teachers, for children aged 3-4 years old.   Our Nursery School is only open term time.  We are very proud of our provision and, we believe, we offer our children the best start possible.We offer both 15hrs and 30hrs funded sessions.  We have wrap around care on site for nursery children from 7.30am for Breakfast Club and to 6.00pm in After School Club.   Talk to our Admissions Officer to organise a tour.  The nursery has its own separate setting on the site of Bishops Down Primary School with beautiful grounds in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Mrs Jo Sheldon
Contact Position
Admissions Officer
01892 520114

Where to go

Bishops Down Cp School
Rydal Drive
Tunbridge Wells

When is it on?

When is childcare available
Term Time Only
Carescheme Age Range:
3 year(s), 0 month(s) to 4 year(s), 11 month(s)

Other Details

ECD Type
Maintained Nursery
Offers pickups
Cost details
We do not charge any top up fees.
3-4 Year Old Funding?
2 Year Old Funding?
Vacancies Details
We have Universal and Extended vacancies available each September, January and April.
Immediate vacancies?
Contact Provider for Vacancy Details?
Vacancy Information Last updated Date
Swing, Survival Skills, Cookery, Drama, Toys/dolls, Dressing Up, Dance, Team Games, Discussions / Talks, Themed Sessions, Trike, Environmental Area, Tv/video/dvd, Water Play, Games / Puzzles, Visits and Outings, Garden, Walks, Help With Homework, Languages, Internet Connection, Library - Children's Library, Life Skills, Library - Storytimes For Children Aged 3-5 Yrs, Library - Storytimes For Pre-School Children, Music, Literacy and Numeracy, Messy Play Area, Outdoor Adventure Play Area, Nursery, Outdoor Activities, Parks/playgrounds, Puppets, Quiet Room, Sandpit, Arts And Crafts, Scooter, Reading, Refreshments, Sewing, Books, Sign Language / Makaton, See-Saw, Bike, Sensory Room, Car Parking, Soft Play Area, Songs, Slide, Climbing Frame, Stories, Support Group, Sports, Squash
Other facilities information
Our nursery school is on the site of Bishops Down Primary School. Nursery children enjoy the facilities that the school has to offer from the beautiful grounds, it own kitchen providing hot meals for children, amazing facilities. Nursery staff are able to be totally child focused as all the administrative duties for admissions, funding, etc are taken on by the Admissions Officer of the school.

Please contact the Admissions Officer for further inforamtion about our school.  

Languages Spoken:
Wheelchair Access

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 do offer Univeral and Extended (30 hr funding) for 38 weeks of the year.  We are unable to stretch this over the holidays.


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