Castle Hill Community Primary School
01303 251583



Welcome to Castle Hill Village Nursery
for children 3 months to 4 years

Castle Hill Village Nursery is run as a Community Interest Company, CIC, to provide affordable childcare for children from 3 months to 4 years of age.

The nursery is open for 49 weeks per year 8am-6pm, Monday to Friday. The nursery follows the Early Years Foundation Stage, EYFS, curriculum that ensures children have access to learning that is age appropriate.

Children are encouraged to participate in various activities that will enable them to achieve the different development levels for their age.

The children’s centre offers additional facilities to our nursery including external services such as ante-natal clinics, breast-feeding clinic and adult education courses, a crèche, holiday activities and a sensory room.

Anyone interested in using the additional facilities that are on offer should check with the children’s centre for further details.


Castle Hill Village Nursery has a Good status from its Ofsted Inspection 10th November 2022.

Click the Ofsted logo opposite to read full inspection and report.

What Ofsted say

“Children enter happily and enjoy seeking their friends to socialise.  They benefit from a wide variety of resources and activities which appeal to their age and stage of development.  Children feel safe and settled and can thrive alongside their peers.”

News and Events

Our Summer Fayre is on Thursday 13 June at 2.30pm. You may collect your child early, or they can stay in school until normal school finish time. Below is some useful information about the afternoon. All stalls run by the school will only take tokens as payment. Business stalls and the ice cream van will
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Castle Hill celebrated World Book Day 2024 with a range of exciting events! Firstly, we would like to say a huge thank you to Adam Taylor from “The Classroom Books and Tuition” in Whitstable for delivering  all of our children a free World Book Day book, over 400 books were given out for free to
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The issue with the gas supply in the Nursery has been fixed. Nursery will be open as usual from tomorrow Friday 12 January.

The Nursery is closed for all children tomorrow due to a gas leak. We will update parents/carers with more information tomorrow.

The issue with the gas leak has now been resolved and school will be OPEN as usual tomorrow Friday 1 December 2023.  We look forward to seeing everyone tomorrow. The Christmas Fayre will now take place on Monday 4 December at 2.30pm.

The gas leak in Sidney Street has not been fixed. School will be CLOSED today.  Sadly we have had to cancel the Fayre.  We hope this will now be on Monday 4 December at 230pm We will let you know whether school will be open tomorrow later today.  Please check your Parentmail, School Website or
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Due to the gas leak in Sidney Street the school will be CLOSED tomorrow morning. We hope to open for the Christmas Fayre at 2.30pm but will let parents/carers know further information in due course. Please keep checking your Parentmail, the Website and Facebook for the latest updates. Nursery will be OPEN as usual tomorrow. 
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The children in the 3+ Room in the Nursery will be performing their Nativity on Friday 8 December at 2pm Please enter the school hall via the single blue gate on Sidney Street