Opening Times

The Nursery is open during term time, Monday to Friday, from 8:45 am to 4:00 pm. There is an early morning club for children who arrive from 8:00 am which is run by a member of the Pre-Prep teaching staff and Nursery children are welcome to attend but will be charged at £4/hr for this time slot.

The morning session starts at 8.45am and ends at 11.45am. The lunchtime session is from 11.45 until 1.15pm. The afternoon session is from 1.15 pm until 4 pm.

There is also an option for Nursery children to attend the Pre-Prep clubs which run from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Monday to Thursday.

Nursery Fees

Parents of children in our Nursery eligible to receive the government Early Years Entitlement Funding can claim up to 15 hours per week at no cost.

All hours over and above the Early Years Entitlement are competitively priced at £4.00 per hour.

Any child not yet eligible for the Early Years funding will be charged at £4.00 per hour.

After school club is 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm and charged at £4.00/hr


Children can join the Nursery from 3 years old. We’d love you to come and have a look and meet Janet Regan, our Nursery Manager, and other members of the Nursery and Prep School staff.

To register your child at the Nursery, please contact the Prep School office:

The West Buckland Prep School
EX32 0SX

Alternatively, ring the Prep School office on 01598 760000 and arrange to visit the Nursery or email:

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