Chapel End Nursery

At Chapel End we have a purpose built 36-place Community Nursery setting which caters for 16x30-hours places  and 20x15-hour places.Children who are allocated a 30 hour place attend between 9am- 3pm. Children allocated a 15 hour place will attend either a morning session or an afternoon session. The morning sessions run from 9am until 12pm and afternoon sessions from 12.30pm until 3.30pm.


Universal Offer -15hours per week

Parents can use their free childcare vouchers to access their fifteen hours free nursery provision. We can offer this provision as  five  three hour sessions Monday to Friday (mornings) or five three hour sessions Monday to Friday (afternoons). We are unable to offer any combinations of morning and afternoon sessions. 

30 Hours  Funded places

If your child is eligible for a 30 hour place they will attend between 9am and 3pm from Monday to Friday. They will need to bring a packed lunch. 

The sessions are taught by a fully trained teacher supported by a Level 3 Teaching Assistant and follow the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum (EYFS).

Wrap Around Care

We offer 8 places in Breakfast Club and After School club  for Nursery age children. These places are prioritised for children who have a 30 hour place and are booked and paid for  a half term in advance. If there are any spare places, these can be taken up on a had-hoc basis by children on a 15 hour place. Queries about availability should be done via the school office. For more information on prices and terms & conditions, click on the Parents tab on the Home page then follow the links to Breakfast and Buzz Club.

Click on the link below to find more information about both the Universal Offer and the 30 hours funding

Applying for a Nursery Place in a St Helens Local Authority – Maintained School

Admission Age

Children aged three on or before 31st August 2018 are eligible to be considered for a St Helens Local Authority nursery place beginning in September 2018.  Children aged 3 after 31st August 2018 are eligible to be considered for a place from January (spring) 2019, and children aged 3 after 31st December 2018 are eligible to be considered for a place from April (summer) 2019.

Parents who apply for spring or summer term should note that places will have already been allocated to children who were aged 3 before 1st September and therefore the number of places available for the spring and summer term allocations will be limited.

Application booklets providing further information and explanation are available from the School Office.