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Hill Farm Nursery Class

We are pleased to announce that Hill Farm Academy can offer 15 hour places in our vibrant and inviting Nursery.

 Why choose us?

  • Hill Farm Nursery is a part of Hill Farm Primary School which means that our children are taught by a fully qualified Teacher with the support of a very experienced Nursery Nurse and Teaching Assistant.
  • Ofsted has judged the Early Years Foundation Stage as GOOD. Ofsted reported that:

“Children in the early years are taught and cared for well. The Nursery and Reception classrooms provide children with a vibrant learning environment. Resources are easily accessible and well-chosen to stimulate the children’s interest. Activities, both indoors and outside, contribute well to children’s spiritual, moral, social and cultural development”

  • Our warm and welcoming staff introduce our children to learning in a play-based environment that suits their needs and various learning styles. We both educate and nurture our children to meet their highest potential in readiness for their school experience.
  • Learning takes place both indoors and outdoors, in a stimulating environment shaped by the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum. Our inviting outdoor area includes a sand and water area, a mud kitchen and an adventure playground for the children to explore. We also have our own entrance for easy access to the setting.
  • We are able to offer 15 hour morning or afternoon sessions (Monday to Friday, from 8:30-11:30am or 12:30-3:30pm)
  • Our Nursery and Reception classes work closely together to foster a smooth transition into the school.

Is your child eligible?

All families with a 3 or 4 year old child are eligible for the universal offer of free early education of up to 15 hours a week.

We offer places from the start of the school term after a child’s third birthday until they are school age. If your child is 3 before January 1st they can join us after Christmas. If your child is 3 between January and Easter they can join us in the summer term.

In Coventry children can attend a nursery class attached to a primary school the September after their third birthday.There are 64 nursery classes and 1 nursery school

Nursery classes do not have a catchment area this is because not all schools in the city have a nursery class attached to them.

How to apply for a nursery class place

It is advisable to contact your preferred nursery class at least a year before your child will start. Parents/carers need to be aware that it does not matter how early an application is submitted, the place will be allocated against the school's selection criteria.

To apply for a nursery class place parents/carers must contact their preferred nursery class directly. Parents/carers will be given a form to complete and information about how selection for a nursery class place is made at their preferred school. It is important for parents/carers to understand that although there is no catchment area for nursery classes; due to the high level of demand for spaces, schools will have their own selection criteria which will differ at each school.

If you are unsuccessful in securing a place, do not contact the schools admissions department as they have no input into nursery class allocation of places.

Attending a nursery class at a specific school does not guarantee a place at the reception class at the same school.

Where to go

Name
Hill Farm Academy
Address
Foster Road
Radford
Coventry
Postcode
CV6 3BL

Who to contact

Telephone
024 7659 5455
E-mail
admin@hillfarm.coventry.sch.uk
Website
www.hillfarmprimary.co.uk

Time / Date Details

Session Information
Morning and afternoon sessions

Childcare Information

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
Yes
Details
Vacancies for January 2019
Vacancy last updated
14/12/2018
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