St Mary The Virgin Nursery (Shooting Stars)

We are a nursery attached to the school. We work as a Foundation Stage Unit with the reception class in school.


01747 824446
Fax: 01747 825095


Venue address
St Mary The Virgin CEVA Primary School Pheasant Way
North Dorset


Opening times
Mon: 08:40-15:25
Tue: 08:40-15:25
Wed: 08:40-15:25
Thu: 08:40-15:25
Fri: 08:40-15:25

Service Details

Vacancy information

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£4.85 per Hour
Cost variations
Parents to provide healthy lunch box for their children or book school meals on line through Chartwells. £4.85 per hour for 3 and 4 year olds. £5 per hour for 2 year olds. 50p per session charge for consumables.
Additional Information
Fruit snack and drink provided for both morning and afternoon sessions (50p per session requested for consumables as well as different snacks). Parents can use their Early Education free funding entitlment at any time during opening hours. Provision has an inclusion / equal opportunities policy. Open during term time only.
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Age Range
2 years 0 months to 4 years 11 months

Ofsted Registered Details

Ofsted inspection result
Date of last inspectionInspection resultOfsted report
02/02/2023 Good View here
Ofsted Report notes
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Registration details
Registration numberOfsted registration date

Early Education

Free early education places
15 Hours For 2 year olds
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15 Hours For 3 & 4 year olds
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30 Hours For 3 & 4 year olds
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Wheelchair accessible
One level school site with wide corridors.
Parking availability information
On site parking, two disabled spaces.
Toilet facility information
Ground floor toilet, wheelchair accessible toilet, facilities for intimate care for older children with additional needs.
Other Facilities
Our nursery is managed by one of the Reception Teachers and SENCo. The main school hall has a sound screening in place to support children with hearing difficulties. Learning activities available outside with a free flow approach to learning.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Local Offer

Support for children and young people with SEN and disabilities
See our SEND policy
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Address: St Mary The Virgin CEVA Primary School  Pheasant Way  Gillingham  Dorset

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