First Steps Nursery


For information regarding admissions to our nursery, please scroll down.


Nursery Info

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.

Nursery Prospectus

To read and download our First Steps Nursery Prospectus please click here

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.

Nursury children can also access breakfast and after school clubs. If this is something you are iterested in, please contact Tania Bull. We very much hope this will help our busy families as this gives the option of longer sessions and whole day provision.

For more information on Nursery Admissions please click here.

Session Times

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

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

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

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

September places for children who will be 3 years old before August 30th will be allocated at the beginning of March. Parents are advised to apply as early as possible as places are offered with a term’s notice.

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. Further information can be found 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 - admin@decoyschool.co.uk