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Pre-School Admissions

Hollyfast Pre-School offers the following nursery sessions:

  • The Morning session starts at 8.45am and finishes at 11.45am.
  • The Afternoon session starts at 12.30pm and finishes at 3.30pm.
  • A full day session starts at 8.45am and finishes at 3.30pm. 

If a child stays the full day, parents are required to pay for the extra 45-minute period. 

We have one intake per year - at the beginning of the September term.  

We are committed to providing the highest standards of care and education of children aged from 3 to 4 years old.  Currently, we provide a maximum of 39 places in each of the Pre-School sessions.  

15 hours per week free child care for three/four--year-old children

The government provides 15 hours per week free Pre-School provision for all children after they turn three years old.  Funding is available starting the term after the child's 3rd birthday.

30 hours funded places

Subject to eligibility, the government provides 30 hours of funding per week for 3 and 4-year-old children from working families.  We currently offer a limited number of 30-hour places.  Please click here for eligibility details and how to apply