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Our Early Years - Nursery & Reception


 Early Years at High Oakham Primary School 


Our Early Years building houses our Foundation Stage 1 and 2 children providing Early Years education for 3,4 and 5 years olds. We pride ourselves on our Early Years ethos which is simple but powerful - high quality interactions and our inspirational environment are at the centre of all teaching and learning. Our Early Years team is led by Miss Nutbrown along with Mrs Astle our Headteacher.

Click on our Class pages below to find out more about our amazing Early Years staff team. 


Nursery - F1 - for 3 and 4 year olds

High Oakham Primary School Nursery offers 36 places for children aged 3 and 4 providing Early Years education and admissions to our Nursery are managed by the school office under our Admissions to F1 process. Our provision is open from 8.30am-3.30pm and we offer flexible hours to suit your needs. Further before and after school care is available using local childcare options which include childminders and TreeHouse - a private organisation run on our school site which opens from 7am and closes at 6pm. 

For more information on how to apply for a place at our Nursery (F1), hours available and how to get in touch, visit our Nursery page here.


Reception - F2 - when your child starts school

High Oakham Primary School has 60 places for Reception aged children within our Early Years Foundation Stage Unit. Admissions to our Foundation Stage 2 are through the Local Authority. 

For more information on how to apply for a place in Reception, visit our admissions page here



Click here to visit our F2 Squirrel and Fox classes!



Click here to visit our F1 Nursery Hedgehog class!