Nursery Update

July 2019 Update ...

We are delighted to share with parents, carers, friends and colleagues confirmation of our specialist nursery at Royal Cross School for deaf/HI children open from September 2019.

We have just been awarded our 3rd consecutive 'Outstanding' grading by OFSTED (26th June 2019) and are excited to begin development of the school through the provision of a specialist Nursery.

  • It is a 12 place nursery.
  • It is term time only.
  • The Nursery hours are from 8:45 am – 3:15 pm.  
  • It is open to 3 & 4 year olds
  • Full day session can be booked or half day sessions.
  • Places will be allocated on a ‘first come – first served’ basis.
  • We will also open a waiting list for children who are not yet 3.

 Parents / Carers may use their 15 hour (Universal entitlement)

& the 30 hours (extended entitlement) for working

parents of 3 & 4 year olds.

Our aim is to provide families and children with specialist early intervention by Qualified Teachers of the Deaf alongside specialist support staff, including ELKLAN trained TA3’s and a BSL trained assessor. 

This will guarantee that deaf/HI children get the very best start to their communication and language development, vital when accessing the curriculum and achieving the very best outcomes.

We will consider assessment places for those children who may need additional support to enter a mainstream provision and our staff will support transition into these settings and any follow up outreach..

If you would like to find out more or register interest in a place for a child from

September 2019 please get in touch with school on 

01772 729705, email or fill in the application form to register your interest.

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