'All children are happy, extremely confident and eager to learn. Children's behaviour is exemplary throughout the setting' -ISI Inspection 2015
At St. Dominic’s Priory in Stone, your child will experience the very best possible start to their education. These early years are critical as children develop rapidly during this time – physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially.
Our Pre-school follows the Early Years’ Foundation Stage Curriculum, which covers three prime areas; communication, language and physical development alongside personal, social and emotional growth.
The Individual attention, small class sizes, excellent resources and happy environment are enriched with activities including dance, music, sport which is taught by specialist staff from our prep and senior school
Our catering company 'CH&CO' prepare and serve nutritious meals for the children, which are available according to the children’s sessions. Individual dietary requirements can be catered for.
The Pre-school offering is available for children eligible to start in Reception class from September 2019.
Our Pre-school offering is staffed by a qualified and experienced early years teacher along with full time and part time early years’ practitioners. It operates as part of our standard school day, with the benefit of wraparound care being offered from 7.30am to 6pm.
This facility is open during term time only and children are required to attend a minimum of four-morning sessions per week.
Parents are able to use the 15-hour nursery education funding as part payment towards the fees which will be calculated pro-rata to the number of days your child attends Pre-school, based on a termly fee. Please refer to the Academic Fee Sheet on the homepage.