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 Wickham Bishops Nursery

About Us


The Nursery is open from 9:30am until 4:00pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Full day care is available on the above days from 9:30am until 4:00pm.


Sessional care is also available from;


  • Morning session - 9:30am until 12:00pm

  • Afternoon session - 1:30pm until 4:00pm

  • Lunchtime sessions - 12:00pm until 1:30pm(for those children who attend both morning and afternoon sessions. Children bring packed lunch to these sessions)


The Nursery is open for sessional care on Mondays from 9:30am until 1:00pm.

Friday afternoons is reserved for older children the year before they go to school. This session

is subject to availability.   


The government funds children the term after their third birthday for 15 hours a week for 38 weeks a year. There is additional funding for 3 and 4 year old children whose parents meet specific financial requirements, see We accept funding for 2 year olds who meet criteria as specified by Essex County Council. We work in close liaison with our local schools to promote continuity of the Early Learning Goals through the foundation stage.


We are inspected by Ofsted who look at the safety, care and educational program provided.

Parents Comments


"E has loved his time at Nursery. The environment is ideal and the Key Person was excellent. i couldn't have asked for more "


"I thought the home visit as wonderful and gave me the chance to ask any questions or concerns I may have. It also enabled the Key Person to see my child in her own environment "


"Very professional and very welcoming for both us and our child "


"This is the third Nursery we have used and the use of e-mail be it notifications or other general communication. It keeps us well informed"




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