About Us

Welcome

Welcome to Tenterfield Nursery School. Tenterfield has a wonderful Community spirit where people really care. We often refer to our ‘Tenterfield Family’ and we hope you will get to experience this warm welcome the moment you walk through the door. We have a wonderful purpose built learning environment with an extensive outdoor area. We have …

Vision & Aims

Our Vision We offer high quality education, childcare, family involvement and adult learning in a supportive, caring and secure environment in which everyone is valued. Value and respect all individuals. Celebrate differences and similarities between people and cultures. Have fun working and  planning our play together Develop listening and communication skills to become confident communicators. …

Admissions

IMPORTANT – AS OF MONDAY 8TH  MARCH WE WILL BE CONSIDERING LATE APPLICATIONS FOR SEPTEMBER 2021 INTAKE. If you have not already applied, please submit your application ASAP! Online Admissions Form Our Nursery School offers places for 2, 3 & 4 year olds. 2 year olds: Our 2 yr old provision offers places to both …

30 Hours Funding

Since September 2017, the government provides an additional 15 hours of free childcare each week to some working parents of 3 and 4 year-olds. This means that these parents are able to access 30 hours of free childcare per week. Do I qualify for 30 hours free childcare? You, and any partner, need to meet the …

Ofsted

We are very proud to share the outcome of our most recent Ofsted inspection (June 2017) with you in which Tenterfield was judged to be ‘an outstanding school’ for the third time!               Ofsted Inspection Report June 2017 “The outstanding curriculum builds on children’s interests and experiences. Indoors and out, children have a very wide range …

Staff

Governors

The full Governing Body meets once a term in the Autumn, Spring and Summer. Governors are appointed for a four year period and also attend the relevant sub-group meetings as and when required. List of Governors Sept 2020 Name Type of Governor Committee Other Responsibilities Date of Appointment Term of Office Attendance at FGB Meetings …

School Dog

School Dog

Tenterfield are very lucky to have their own school dog. Her name is Pixie! Pixie is well cared for and responsibly owned by Ria Haley, our class teacher.   The breed, Patterpoo, is carefully selected as suitable for this type of environment. Children can benefit educationally and emotionally, increase their understanding of responsibility and develop empathy …

Comments & Compliments

“You have all been amazing! Your care, nurture and education of ****** has been wonderful and she has gained so much from being at your nursery. We are so thankful we chose you to start her school adventure! You have supported her to be herself, and the best of herself.” “Thank you so much for …

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