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St Judes Catholic Primary School - Pre-school

We offer free 15 and 30 hour funded places. We also offer the option to purchase extra sessions within our opening hours of 7:45am-5:15pm.

Here at St Jude's our onsite Pre-school caters for children from the age of 3. Our children are cared for by our Early Years team who plan exciting activities to move your child's learning forward and help to prepare them for Primary School.

Our Pre-school offers 15 hours free Nursery provision for ALL 3 year olds. The sessions you take up for your child can be tailored to meet your needs. There is also the option to top up beyond 15 hours (up to 47.5 hours per week). 

We also offer 30 hour funded places for those who are eligible. 

Please contact us to arrange a visit to find out more.

Ofsted Report

Who to contact

Contact Name
Kristy Brown
Contact Position
Pre-school Manager
01942 204091

Where to go

St. Judes Catholic Primary School and Pre-school
Worsley Mesnes Drive
Worsley Mesnes



Other Details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£4.00 Before School - Per Day
£6.00 After School - Per Day
£12.50 (additional pre-school session - 3 hours) Per Session

Pre-school sessions run daily during term-time, from 9am - noon and noon - 3pm.


Age Ranges
From 3 years 0 months to 4 years 11 months

Other details

All 3 and 4-year-olds in England are entitled to 570 hours of free early education or childcare a year. This is taken as 15 hours each week for 38 weeks of the year. St Jude's nursery operates from 9am - noon during term time. Once your child turns 3 he/she will be eligible to a free nursery place to start the following term. Please see the table below. Child birthday When you can claim 1 January to 31 March the beginning of term on or after 1 April to 31 August the beginning of term on or after 1 September to 31 December the beginning of term on or after 1 January Example: Your child was born on 15 February 2013. They will become eligible for free early education and childcare from the start of term following 1 April 2016. To avoid disappointment please apply for a nursery place in advance. To apply you must complete and return nursery application form and provide evidence of your child's date of birth, in the form of a birth certificate, and your address (a recent bill, bank statement, official letter etc). Our Nursery operates an Admission Criteria Process in the event of places being oversubscribed. Should you wish to make an appointment to view our nursery then please contact school and we will be pleased to show you around.

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision
Individual care plans will be created with each family in order to best meet specific needs. Disabled toilet and changing facilities in the nursery classroom.

Childcare Information


Immediate vacancies
We are currently taking bookings for pre-school places commencing in September 2020 and also have a waiting list for places starting in April 2020. We are also taking registrations for future start dates. Places can be booked from the term after your child turns 3. (January, April and September intakes). In some circumstances, places can be booked as soon as your child turns 3. Please contact us for further details. Places in breakfast and after school club may be available - please contact us for further details. Please call school for further information or pop in to see us.
Date updated

Free Childcare

3/4 year olds

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday - Friday, term-time only 7.45 5.15
ICT Facilities
Interactive whiteboard
Internet Connection
Kitchen facilities
Disabled toilets
Outdoor Playspace
Free parking
Healthy Eating
Pet Small Mammals

School Pickups

Offers pickups
St Judes Catholic Primary School
St Judes Catholic Primary - NURSERY
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