Teesside High School Nursery: Fact File

Monday 13 May 2024 | By Samantha Hockney

Choosing a Nursery and the first step in your child’s education is a huge decision and rightly a top priority for parents.

Nursery is a magical time and a wonderful place for children to start their Teesside High School journey. Our children thrive in a safe, secure and vibrant learning environment where purposeful play is always the order of the day.

Key facts

  • Average class size: 11
  • Designated specialist teacher as Key Person for all children
  • Beautiful facilities, where learning extends beyond the classroom into our on-site Forest School
  • Detailed updates to parents via electronic learning journey
  • Working towards the Early Years profile, where our pupils achieve above and beyond their potential, outperforming regional and national counterparts
  • A range of co-curricular clubs and activities
  • Wrap around care for all children, from 7.45am daily
  • Most importantly, a small, personable and family environment where your child’s happiness comes first.

Frequently asked questions

What are the Nursery fees? How are these paid?

Our Nursery fees are very competitively priced and, importantly, include wrap around care from 7.45am-5.00pm daily. You can see our comprehensive fee breakdown here.

Our fees also include all Forest School sessions.

Fees are paid by the term, and can be broken down into 10 monthly instalments across the academic year. A personal fee illustration is available for your family upon request.

Am I able to use my 15 hours of Free Early Education Entitlement at Teesside High?

Of course. The Nursery fee stated here is based on full-time attendance, and includes 15 hours Early Years funding. If you wish to see a pro-rata equivalent for three or four full days, please contact our finance department.

Please note, Teesside High School does not offer 30 hours free childcare.

Do you offer funding for 2 year olds?

Yes, 15 hours Early Years funding is available from the start of the term your child turns three. For example, if your child turns three in March, they can join our Nursery from January that year and funding will apply throughout. Please note, for this term you are required to provide a funding code from gov.uk

What is the minimum number a sessions a week children can attend for?

Six sessions, which is equivalent to three full days, or a combination of your choosing. One session is one morning, or one afternoon, so children can attend for one full day and four further mornings, for example.

Arrange a tour

Visit during a normal school day and see for yourself how your little one will thrive in our wonderful Nursery.

Email our admissions team to organise a convenient time for you.