BerkswichCE Primary School

Achieve, Believe and Care

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Discover our Nursery

Berkswich Nursery is an Accredited Hygge in the Early Year's setting. At Nursery we love playing and exploring. We offer a range of interesting and stimulating activities that enable the children to be active in their own learning. They have opportunities to build on their experiences, delight in their achievements and develop creative and critical thinking. Thus, developing children that are confident, capable learners

Daily Timetable




 8:40 Gate opens

 The children will be greeted by their teacher Miss Allen (Mon-Wed) or Mrs Gartside-Bentley (Thur-Fri) 

8:45- 9:00 Registration time

9:00 Introduction to morning activities including phonics

9:15 Session one indoor and outdoor activities

10:15 Snack time

10:30 Number time

10:40 Session two indoor and outdoor activities

11:30 Story time and prayer

11:45 Lunchtime/Home time





 The children who attend in the afternoon will be greeted by their teacher Miss Allen (Mon-Tue) or Mrs Gartside-Bentley (Wed-Fri) at the school front entrance

12:20-12:35 Registration time

12:35 Introduction to afternoon activities

12:50 Session one indoor and outdoor activities

1:45 Snack time

2:00 Intervention time

2:15 Session two indoor and outdoor activities

3:00 Story time and prayer

3:20 Home time




Coats and Wellies

The children will need a coat, wellies and a puddle suit as they are in the outdoor area daily. They will also be taking part in forest school activities each week. Wellies and puddle suits can be kept in nursery. During the Winter months children may also need hats, scarves and gloves.  Please make sure each item is labelled.


Book Bags

Please bring your child’s book bag to school everyday, please don’t bring any other bags. They will only need their drawstring bag on their pegs with their change of clothes. 


Water bottles

Please make sure your child brings a named water bottle each day and it is filled with water before coming to nursery.



Homework will be put on Tapestry on a Thursday and will need to be completed by the following Tuesday



P.E sessions will take place on a Thursday morning and the children will need to attend nursery wearing their PE kit on this day. 


Spare clothes

Children will need a bag with spare named clothes. These can be left on the children’s peg in case of toileting or water accidents.


Snack time 

Milk and fruit will be provided daily. The children are welcome to bring in their own healthy snack.


Forest School 

The children are very fortunate to be able to take part in weekly Forest school sessions with Miss Allen. Please make sure your child has their named wellies and named puddle suit in school every day for these sessions.