About Us

Welcome

I am delighted to welcome you to our website here at Birchwood Nursery School. I hope it enables you to share our exciting and special times and answer the questions you may have. Here at Birchwood we aim to create a warm, caring, secure and stimulating learning environment where everyone feels welcomed, valued and able …

Vision & Values

Mission Statement A secure and happy child today promotes a fulfilled, independent adult of tomorrow Vision Statement At Birchwood we will work together to create an inclusive environment where all are welcome and valued. We strive to create an environment which is challenging, stimulating, creative and enjoyable. Everyone is encouraged to achieve their potential and …

Ofsted

Ofsted Inspection Report Birchwood Nursery School has been graded OUTSTANDING by Ofsted in the last 4 inspections. The summary of the key findings from our most recent inspection in March 2017 are: This is an outstanding school The school continues to provide children with an outstanding start to their education, and to prepare them very …

Governors

The governors are responsible for governing the school. Most of their work takes place out of school hours, but governors often visit the school and are linked with particular areas e.g. SEND, safeguarding and Health and Safety. Governors are here to ensure the school meets its statutory duties, manage the budget and contribute to school …

Inclusion

At Birchwood we provide our children with exciting and varied activities in order that they receive the highest quality education regardless of their differences (e.g. age, race, ethnic beliefs, special needs or disability). We have hard working and caring staff who are committed to the inclusion of those children recognised as having Special Educational Needs …

30 Hours Funding

Since September 2017, the government provides an additional 15 hours of free childcare each week to some working parents of 3 and 4 year-olds. This means that these parents are able to access 30 hours of free childcare per week. Do I qualify for 30 hours free childcare? You, and any partner, need to meet the …

Policies

Comments & Compliments

We are always grateful to receive your comments and compliments and never take these for granted. There are many ways you can comment or compliment – here are just a few ideas! Speak to us when you are visiting, share any concerns or ask any questions you may have. Staff are always available at the …