The Pines Primary School and Pine Cones Pre-School

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Pine Cones Pre-School

The Pine Cones Pre-school will open in September 2018.


We will be open from 8am to 6pm every weekday and will initially have 26 places for preschool children from 2 years of age.


The fees for the school year starting September 2018 are:

  • 8am - 6pm £45 (includes lunch)

  • 8am - 4pm £36 (includes lunch)

  • 8am - 1pm £22.50 (includes lunch)

  • 1pm - 6pm £22.50 (includes lunch)

Please note: Funded sessions are 9am-3pm, 9am-12pm or 1pm-4pm

All children are entitled to 15 free hours of pre-school education from the term after their third birthday. We accept childcare vouchers, there is also funding available for some two-year olds, please see link:

From September 2018 we will be offering 30 hours free Early Years Education and Tax Free Childcare. To find out more information please go to

Fees continue to be payable if a child is absent without notice or for a short time. Each child’s attendance at the group is conditional upon continued payment of any necessary fees.

Please note, we require a half-terms notice if you wish to change the number of sessions your child attends.

Admissions – For September 2018 only

Pine Cones will have places for 26 children in any one session (22 pre-school places and a maximum of 4 two year old places). Children will be expected to attend a minimum of two sessions a week. The places will be allocated according to a first come first served basis on the following criteria (parents will be notified by end of June 2018):

  1. Pre-school children who will have a sibling attending The Pines Primary school from September 2018

  2. Pre-school children who live in the catchment area for The Pines Primary School

  3. Children in receipt of the two year old funding

  4. Children who live outside the catchment area.


Please complete the form below and return to to register your interest. Please note that returning the form does not guarantee a place. You will be notified about the outcome by the end of June 2018.

Application form to register your interest for The Pine Cones:

We are recruiting for a caretaker. See our vacancies page for more details.