• Information for parents including fees, opening hours, free funding, events, outings and more.

We look forward to meeting you

We hope you choose Clayhall Nursery and Pre-School for your childcare. We are endeavouring to become a community focal point for local parents and assist you in your busy lives by giving you peace of mind that your child is in a safe, happy, loving environment.

Your family will be part of our extended Clayhall family, where we will listen to your feedback as we continually improve our services in line with the early years curriculum. We look forward to meeting you soon!

Settling in

When your child starts at Clayhall Nursery and Pre-School, the settling in period is handled with the most loving care for your child and respect for their parents wishes. We are very flexible in our approach as we recognise that each child is different. We will ensure your child is settled in to ensure they feel comfortable and safe, plus ensuring parents are fully at ease.

Prior to starting, we have a settling in procedure. On the first day we ask that the parent stay with the child for a 2-hour period either 10am to 12pm or 2pm to 4pm. This allows the child’s relationship with the carers and other children in the room to develop and gives us an opportunity to learn your child’s routine and preferences.

pdf Read or download our settling in guidelines.

Opening hours are:

Monday to Friday
8am to 6pm
(excluding Christmas week and bank holidays)
Places are available for full days and half days.

Our Fees

We currently support the following government funded schemes:

  • Free 15 hours for 2 year olds*
  • Free 15 hour for all 3 & 4 year olds
  • Additional free 15 hour funding for eligible 3 & 4 year olds (total of 30 hours free)*

* to check eligibility for this funding please check the following link: https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk

For more information about our fees, to discuss a government funded place, or to arrange a visit, please contact us at info@clayhallnursery.co.uk or call on 020 8551 2577.

Clayhall Nursery and Pre-School is available for children 3 months to 5 years old.

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Our Meals

Here at Clayhall Nursery we are fully committed to a healthy eating programme. All meals are specially prepared each day on the premises by our on-site chef using the highest quality fresh ingredients.

Children are provided with three meals plus a mid-morning and mid-afternoon snack and have water available throughout the day. We cater for all dietary needs.

pdf Read or download our current Clayhall Nursery pdf menu.

Check out the food hygiene rating for Clayhall Nursery Pre School
Our sample menu highlights our healthy eating approach. All meals are specially prepared by our chef using high quality, fresh ingredients.

Partnering with Parents

We organize events such as workshops, outings, Parents Evenings and the celebrations of Festivals. Parents are involved in planning and running these occasions and we work together as a team. The aim is for parents and visitors to get together, socialise, meet each other and share information and experiences. With this interaction between us, nursery and home life can compliment each other to ensure a good balance in learning and development for your child.

These events are intended as a time for reflecting on the aims of Clayhall Nursery’s education, children’s development, learning, play, health and other issues.

They are fun and lively with parents and visitors not only listening but actively participating and contributing. They are interactive and informative with parents hopefully taking away something with them at the end.

If you would like more information or want to suggest a new event to organise, please get in touch at info@clayhallnursery.co.uk for more information.

Helpful PDF Guides

Please find some PDF guides which can be used to perfectly compliment all activities we carry out at Clayhall Nursery and Pre-School, which we hope you will find of interest.

pdf Read or download How to get the best from your child through play.

pdf Read or download How to support and encourage children’s learning.

pdf Read or download How to tame your toddler.

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