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Oxclose Community Nursery School

  •   Location

    Oxclose Community Nursery School is situation ion Brancepeth Road, Oxclose, Washington, Tyne and Wear.  NE38 0LA

  •   Numbers of Children

    94 children attend our Nursery School each week. There are currently 4 classes.

    1 room dedicated to  children aged 2 to 3 years old, and 3 classes for children aged 3 to 4.

    Most children attend morning or afternoon nursery sessions. We also offer 30 hours of additional  childcare for those parents who are eligible and parents can opt to buy additional childcare if required.

  •   Sessions/opening times

    We are open from 7.30 – 5.30 for up to 38 weeks of the year.

    Our main nursery sessions from 8:45-11:45 and 12.30 – 3.30.

  •   Make up of staff team

    There are 16 members of staff in the school team. We are a strong and vibrant team with the majority of staff trained to a higher level.


    The school is lead by Headteacher Julie Heron.

    There is a  senior leadership team which consists of teaching staff,  SEND Inclusion Manager and a  Daycare Manager.

  •   Areas of specialism

    • Supporting children with physical and medical barriers to learning.
    • Developing  children’s  communication and language
    • Learning in the outdoors – forest school activities
    • Engaging parents through family nurture programmes.

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