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Little Choughs Nursery
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Situated within the grounds of St Buryan Academy Primary School, 'Little Choughs' offers pre-school provision from 9am - 3pm, Monday - Friday during term time. Our attractive new purpose building flows into our outside play & garden area.

Who to contact

Contact name
Mrs Tina Care
Contact position
Business and Administration Lead
01736 810480
Parent organisation
St Buryan Academy Primary School

Where to go

Little Choughs Nursery
St Buryan Academy Primary School
Rectory Road
St Buryan
TR19 6BB

Situated within the grounds of St Buryan Academy Primary School this new and contemporary building is easily accessed through the school playground.  Parking is available on the road just off from the school premises.  

Other details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£3.75-£4.00 Per Hour
£4.00 for 2-3 year olds per hour reducing to £3.75 for 3-4 year olds. Funded and non-funded accepted.
Do you offer a free or reduced rate to carers?

Inclusion within our setting

Dietary needs

Has provision
Experience with
Lactose free
Gluten free
Egg intolerance
Nut allergy
Dairy free
School lunches are available to nursery children but they can bring a packed lunch from home if they wish

Cultural provisions

Has provision
Languages spoken




Pet provisions

Are there any pets at the setting?

Childcare information


Immediate vacancies
Vacancy range(s)
From 2 years to 4 years (spaces available: 5)
Date updated

Funded places

3 & 4 year old funding
2 year old funding

Opening times & facilities

Opening times
Opening times
DayOpening timeClosing time
Monday 9.00am 3.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am 3.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am 3.00pm
Thursday 9.00am 3.00pm
Friday 9.00am 3.00pm

School pickups

Offers pickups

Inclusion details

Saint Piran's Flag
SENCo name
Mr Mark Butterfield

Early Years Local Offer response

Learning and development

Systems and strategies we have in place to identify children that may require additional support

Academy based policies and procedures apply to all children in our care.  Links with external agencies in place.  

How we identify and support children's learning and development needs

Through tracking and observations.

Links we have to other agencies

Through the Academy links 

How we support children transferring to school

Nursery based in our school grounds and comes under the umbrella of the Academy with Little Choughs registered as pupils in the Academy. Children will interact with the Reception children at times during the week.


Specialist skills or training our staff have

Qualifications in Early Years held by the staff and training courses attended where applicable to the age range of the children.  First Aid in Paediatric Frist Aid certificates held and regularly updated. Basic Food and Hygiene courses attended.  Input from a qualified Early Years teacher who oversees the Little Choughs, working with the Little Choughs' staff on planning and implementation of their curriculum.  

Support we offer regarding children's health and well-being

Children with specific medical needs - staff will attend training to meet the child's needs.  Admission form details will be given by the parent/carer to any specific medical needs, allergies etc. Medicines stored safely and administered where permission has been given.  Healthy eating and exercise as part of Little Chough's nurturing policy.   

Ways we inform parents about how their child is being supported

Regular parental interviews, home/school record and regular conversations with parents/carers. "Open door" policy where parents can speak to Nursery staff.

Our complaints policy

Complaints policy on our main Academy website. Also available on site. 


Alterations we have made to make our building accessible

It is a brand new building therefore adheres to all regulations. Building is on a level surface and is accessed through the main school playground.  

Facilities we have for personal care

Toilet and hand basin facilities plus additional facilities in main school building. 

Specialist resources we have

An exciting and well-equipped outdoor play area which includes a garden, mud kitchen and climbing apparatus. Access to school hall and sports equipment.  Large sports field adjacent to the Nursery building.  Mini buses to transport children to places away from the Nursery.    

How we include all children in activities, such as trips

The Academy owns two minibuses so children can be safely taken on trips etc driven by qualified drivers. Outdoor wet weather clothing provided. Children with specific needs - one to one supervision put in place.  Venues assessed to ensure they cater for all children's needs prior to visiting.  

Last updated: 28/03/2019

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