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James Lee Primary School

About Nursery

James Lee is a local authority nursery school that serves families in the local community.

James Lee was opened in 1981 and is named after the horticulturist, James Lee, who is credited with bringing the fuchsia to this country.

We provide a high quality education for 3 – 5 year olds through a curriculum planned to meet their individual needs. It is important to us that children feel they belong and that they have a valuable contribution to make.

We ensure that they find school an exciting and interesting place where they can acquire and develop knowledge, skills, concepts and competencies. We want children to feel confident and become independent learners.

We teach children to value and appreciate other children, adults and the wider community. 

Children are admitted to James Lee Nursery school after their third birthday either in September or in January after receiving an offer for place (an application for a place at the school does not guarantee admission).

James Lee Nursery offers part time (15 hours) and full time (30 hours) places, term time only.

James Lee Nursery school is open between 8.45am and 3.00pm Mondays to Fridays term time only.

Breakfast Club is open between 8am and 8:45am. Limited payable places available.

The hours of attendance for the universal 15 hours free childcare are 8.45 - 12.05 Monday to Friday and this includes lunches.

The hours of attendance for 30 hours childcare are 8.45am - 3.00pm.

For more information on the criteria for qualifying for 30 hours free childcare see our Admissions page.