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New Preschool 'Little Herons' Opening in Arnold.

Little Herons Preschool at Robert Mellors Primary School Little Herons Preschool

Nottinghamshire County Council and the Department for Education have jointly funded the development of a fantastic new early years unit at Robert Mellors Primary Academy in Arnold, Gedling. 

Our new Pre School is purpose built and designed by the staff at Robert Mellors. The Pre School has been designed for 2 to 4 year olds, enabling us to provide 2 year funded places and additional places for those children taking up the 30 hours entitlement. 

The new Pre School, features it's own outdoor learning environment and a link to the current Foundation Stage too. Our aims are to provide high quality care and education for all our children and provide a seamless approach and transition for children when they move from the Pre School to the Foundation Unit. Children accessing 30 hour funding may access both the Pre School and the Foundation Unit across the school day.

Our highly qualified and trained staff work across both settings to ensure continuity of provision and support with transition for all our children.


Please contact the school office directly to enquire or to be added to the waiting list. All children will receive a home visit as part of the admission process. The purpose of this is to get to know you and your child and ensure we are able to best support them when they start.

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