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Check out the Harvest Festival at St James's Church, Beaumont Care Home visit & McMillan Coffee Morning photos. There are some great photos!

Waiting lists in nursery for this academic year; spaces for July/August 2018 filling now.

School places - one Reception and a few Years 3 and 4 places available now.

Please see testimonials (About page)

99% of parents would recommend Longwood to another parent (Ofsted Parentview 2016/2017)

Ofsted inspection findings - Good School, Good Nursery

Exciting new adventure garden and canopies under construction outside Apple and Cherry

Pre-School


During the academic year of their fourth birthday, children will move out of the Nursery into one of our two Pre-school classes. Their learning journey continues under the EYFS framework but now they become part of the School where the children wear an appropriate version of the uniform, are included in the house system and participate in school assemblies.

Child-initiated and adult-directed activities remain an important part of the timetable. French, Music & Movement and Music, are delivered by specialist teachers.

We endeavour to promote learning through well-planned, play-based activities and experiences. We try to keep a balance of formal and informal learning to help each child become confident and independent.

The children receive a more structured approach to their pre-school education by following a timetable that includes music, French and PE. They will become familiar with numeracy and literacy skills which prepare them for a smooth transition into Reception.

During the pre-school year parents can apply for a place for their child in our Reception class which they commence in the September following their fourth birthday.



The following PDFs are available:
FT Timetable 1709
FT letter 1709
FW letter 1709
FW timetable 1709
Preschool curriculum
Preschool topic web 1709
illustration on Pre-School