About Us

Wheatley Nursery School provides a range of services for 2-5 year olds.

Currently we are open 39 weeks a year term time only

  • Little Windmills is our specifically created provision for 2-3 year olds. It provides up to 30 hours or 10 sessions a week. Some children are entitled to two year old funding for 15 hours or 5 session a week. You can find more information and check your eligibility for two year old funding by clicking this link OCC free early education for two year olds.
  • Nursery School is our provision for 3-5 year olds. From September 2017, we offer a combination of either 15 hours (5 funded sessions, which can include whole days or half days) or 30 hours full time (10 funded sessions) a week. Your child is eligible for the 30 hours offer if each parent or sole parent is working at least 16 hours earning at least the minimum wage and less than £100,000 per year. You can find more information by clicking this link OCC 30 hour offer.
  • Windmills Wraparound currently offer Breakfast club sessions.

Values and Ethos

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Admissions

Wheatley Nursery school can offer 12 places per session under 3s and 40 places per session for 3-5 year olds.  Your child can start Nursery at any stage from the term after their second birthday and stay until they are 5. Children join us from a number of local villages across South Oxfordshire including Wheatley, Holton, Forest Hill, …

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Opening Times

Our daily session times are as follows: Breakfast club:                  8.00am –  9.00am Morning session:               9.00am – 12.00am Afternoon session:            12.00pm – 3.00pm Cool Kids Club*:                  3.00pm – 5.30pm …

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Little Windmills Under 3s provision

Little Windmills offers a smaller environment than the main nursery, it is based in a new building which opened in April 2015 to meet local demand. It is led by staff with experience in this younger age range and specifically resourced for two year olds. It has the same key staff every session who ensure …

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Our Staff

Please find below our current Staff Structure: Wheatley Nursery School Staffing Structure  

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Wraparound Provision

We are now fully up and running our Afterschool Club. At After school club we have been doing some great activities including; Music and lights in sensory room. Stories and puppets- Goldilocks and 3 bears. Building houses with tools (role play). Cooking-children preparing and making tea. Moving with vehicles-bikes and cars outside. Additional sessions for the …

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Ofsted Report

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Local Partnerships

Wheatley Nursery School believes in working in partnership with other providers We enjoy a number of effective partnerships with other education providers and within the local community. Wheatley Nursery School has very close links with John Watson Special School.  We share the governing body, staff and site. We are part of the Wheatley Partnership of Schools, …

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Our History

In September 1993 Wheatley Nursery School was established and is in the unique position of sharing a headteacher with John Watson School. The Wheatley  Nursery school logo is of Wheatley Windmill, a local historic landmark. In September 2013 Stephen Passey became only the third headteacher to lead Wheatley Nursery School in its history. In June 2014 …

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Funding: Two Year Entitlement and Extended 30 Hour Offer

Wheatley Nursery School Two Year Entitlement Children may start in Little Windmills from their 2nd birthday. We offer a number of funded places for 2 year olds. Please note that funding is made available to families the term after a child is 2. Oxfordshire County Council contacts families who they know are entitled to funding. If you …

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