First Steps Nursery

Nursery Information

Decoy First Steps Nursery is part of the Early Years Foundation Stage Team at Decoy School. The rest of the this team is made up of the two Reception classes. Coming to our Nursery gives your child the best possible start to their learning journey at Decoy Community Primary School. The Nursery works very closely with the Reception classes. We share highly trained teaching staff and plan together to ensure that all children are inspired, motivated and challenged in their learning.

Admissions to First Steps Nursery

At Decoy we can offer, subject to availability, up to fifteen hours, using your early years funding. We can also offer, subject to availabilty, up to thirty hours using extended entitlement, for those who meet the government criteria. Please click here for further information.

You can also request additional hours that will be charged at a rate of £4 an hour.

In addition, any child registered to our nursery is eligible to use our Breakfast & After School Clubs. Our Breakfast Club runs 7:55am - 8:55am and our After School Club runs 3:30pm - 6:00pm, with the additional option for a 5:00pm collection. If this is something you are interested in, please contact Tania Bull. Further information can be found here.

Please click here to download a printable form to register your interest in a nursery place for your child.

As a school we will aim to offer places a term in advance. However, this may not always be possible. Parents are advised to apply as early as possible as places are offered with a term’s notice.

Session Times

Morning Session: 9:00am - 12:00am

Lunch Session: 12:00am - 1:00pm

Afternoon Session: 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Additional Information

Devon County Council - Early Years & Childcare Website - please click here.

If you have any further queries about our nursery, please do not hesitate to contact Louise Iddon (Early Years Supervisor / Nursery Administrator):
01626 353 282 -