Middleforth Minis 

Middleforth Minis Nursery opened in September 2018.  There are 16 places available per session.  We are getting increasingly busy so please let us know as soon as possible if you would like to enquire about availability.  

Morning sessions run from 8.45am - 11.45am

Afternoon sessions run from 12.30pm - 3.30pm

Lunchtime sessions are available from 11.45am - 12.30pm

We also offer wraparound care:

Breakfast Club

  • Breakfast Club 7.30am – 8.45am £3.00
  • Early Birds 8.30am – 8.45am £1.00 (pay on arrival)

After School Club

  • 3.15pm – 4.15pm £4.00
  • 4.15pm – 5.00pm £1.50
  • 5.00pm – 5.45pm £1.50
  • 3.15pm - 5.45pm £7.00

(Please note due to Covid 19 precautions we have temporary alternative arrangements in place for wraparound care.  Please speak to the school office for details).

Funded Hours Available

Each child is entitled to 15 hours per week of free universal provision during term time.

Click here for further information.

Some families may be entitled to an additional 15 hours extended provision.

Click here to check if you are entitled to the additional 15 hour provision 

Additional Charges

Lunchtime costs (per session):

  • £4.50 to include a school dinner
  • £2.20 if you provide a packed lunch for your child

Additional morning or afternoon sessions are available for an additional charge:

  • Additional Nursery Sessions £13.50 (per session)

Wraparound care costs as above.

How to Apply

All children who are already 3 years old are eligible to apply.  Dependent upon your child's birthday you may already be entitled to 15 hours per week of free universal provision. 

All children who are 3 years old by 31st December 2020 will be entitled to the 15 free hours per week from 4th January 2021 and all children who are 3 years old by 31st March 2021 will be eligible from 12th April 2021.

The application form can be requested from the school office:

You will receive a letter from school confirming whether you have received a place, including an acceptance form, parental agreement and further information about lunchtime and wraparound care.

Prior to accepting the offer you should be committed to your child regularly attending.  Places may be withdrawn where attendance is unsatisfactory.

Once we have your acceptance form and parental agreement, we will send you a welcome pack with all the relevant information.

If you are not offered a place your child’s name will be placed on the nursery waiting list.  If a place becomes available this will be offered in accordance with the admission criteria

Applying for a place in the Reception Class

Please note that admissions to primary school reception classes are a completely separate process from nursery classes.  If you have a child on roll at nursery school he/she will not automatically be allocated a place in our school.  For primary school admissions there is a different application procedure.

The closing date for admission is Friday 15th January 2021.

Find out more details about the admission criteria and process click here.

Please do not hesitate to contact the school office if you require any further information.



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Middleforth Primary School

Hill Road South
Off Marshall's Brow

Caroline Boughey

T: 01772 746024


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