Lower Covey Montessori Nursery

Children can be collected from Thornford / St Mary''s Primary School by car. All our drivers & vehicles are fully insured & the staff DBS checked.


01935 488215
Fax: 01935 872755


Venue address
Lower Covey Chapel Lane
West Dorset


Opening times
Mon: 07:45-18:00
Tue: 07:45-18:00
Wed: 07:45-18:00
Thu: 07:45-18:00
Fri: 07:45-18:00

Service Details

Vacancy information

Please call for current vacancy information

School pickup
Thornford CE Primary School : PM
St Andrew's CE VC Primary School¬ Yetminster : PM
St Mary's CE Primary School¬ Bradford Abbas : PM
Nursery/Pre-School pickup
Lower Covey Montessori Nursery School in Yetminster, Sherborne and St Andrews Pre-School.
£6.00 per Hour
Cost variations
Meals can be provided: breakfast at £2.30, lunch at £3 and dinner at £2.50. Hourly rate listed above is for an all year round contract, if on a term time only contract, the costs differ significantly. Full fees can be found on our website.
Additional Information
Funding can be used between 8.45am to 12.15 and 1.30pm to 4.30pm. Provision has an inclusion / equal opportunities policy. School Holiday Club which offers Forest School both on site and off site in nearby woodlands - Forest school is run by fully qualified staff and Forest School leader. We also run an After School Club out of St. Andrews Primary in Yetminster for primary school aged children. Please contact for cost details.
Age Range
0 years 4 months to 4 years 11 months

Ofsted Registered Details

Ofsted inspection result
Date of last inspectionInspection resultOfsted report
28/04/2022 Outstanding View here
Ofsted Report notes
If a childcare provision is run by a school they may not be separately registered with Ofsted, therefore the link to their report will be for the school.
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
Should we be required to adapt our premises we would be happy to do so.
Parking availability information
On site parking, drop off facilities.
Toilet facility information
Ground floor toilet, wheelchair accessible toilet, facilities for intimate care for older children with additional needs.
Other Facilities
Forest school area, vegetable patches, farmland and an outside classroom as well as a thriving nursery building.
Record Last Updated
Most childcare providers listed in our directory are open and operating, however on occasions there may be a need to close for short periods on the advice of Public Health Dorset or due to staffing illness. Please contact providers with enquiries.

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Address: Lower Covey  Chapel Lane  Yetminster  Sherborne  Dorset