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The Bishop Gilpin Nursery is led by qualified teachers and follows the Government’s “Early Years Foundation Stage” (EYFS) curriculum which sets out the key learning objectives from birth to age 5 (end of Reception). This promotes knowledge and develops skills in children’s learning in seven main areas:

  • Personal, Social, Emotional
  • Communication and Language
  • Physical
  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Expressive Arts and Design
  • Understanding the World

These seven areas are used to plan your child’s learning activities. Within these areas there are separate Early Learning Goals which we aim for children to achieve by the time they finish both nursery and reception.

In the EYFS we follow the Bishop Gilpin ethos and aims, incorporating growth mindset and learning through the 4R’s. Click here for more information on Growth Mindset and the 4Rs at Bishop Gilpin.

 “Through first class teaching and creative activities with an excellent level of challenge the children make exceptional progress in the Nursery.”

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 OPEN EVENTS

We are pleased to announce that we will be holding Open Events in our Nursery.  This will be an opportunity for families to explore our Nursery environment as well as speak to our highly qualified Nursery Leader with a short talk by the Headteacher. 

If you would like to attend one of our Open Events, please register your interest here.

 

 NURSERY ADMISSIONS 2021/2022

The Nursery Autumn 2021/Spring 2022 application process has now closed but should you still wish to apply for a nursery place for Autumn 2021/Spring 2022, please contact our Admissions Officer at admissions@bishopgilpin.org or call 020 8946 6666.

NURSERY ADMISSIONS POLICY 2021/2022

NURSERY ADMISSIONS APPLICATION FORM 2021/2022

 

NURSERY ADMISSIONS 2022/2023

The Governing Body has now determined the Admissions Arrangements for Reception 2022/2023. 

 NURSERY ADMISSIONS POLICY 2022/2023

 NURSERY ADMISSIONS APPLICATION FORM 2022/2023

 

Please note that admission to Bishop Gilpin Nursery does not guarantee your child a place in the main school.

If you would like to talk through any aspect of the Admissions process, please contact Mrs Morgan, our Admissions Officer at admissions@bishopgilpin.org or on 0208 946 6666.

 

Wraparound care

We are currently exploring wraparound care from 3:30pm to 5:30pm.  Please express an interest in wraparound care at BG nursery here

A number of local private nurseries currently provide wraparound care for children in the Bishop Gilpin Nursery, should this be needed.  Playdays and Blooming Years Day Nursery drop-off and pick-up from Bishop Gilpin daily. 

For further information please refer to the providers’ websites:

BG Nursery information here