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3rd July 20
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Bickerstaffe Lodge Nursery

Bickerstaffe Fledglings Nursery


Bickerstaffe Lodge houses the Bickerstaffe Fledglings Nursery which sits adjacent to the school.   Opened in 2011, this custom-built early years education facility is run by our colleagues Bickerstaffe Children's Services Ltd.   

BCS is a non-profit company set up in 2005 by parents, with services delivered in the school hall until the new building came into operation. The non-profit status means that a high quality early years service is delivered at affordable rates.


  • Open 49 weeks per year
  • 0-4 year olds provision
  • Holiday club for school-aged children during the summer holidays
  • Free 15 hour places are available for eliglible 2 year olds
  • Universal free 15 hours child care for 3 year olds
  • 30 hours free child care for eligible 3 year olds.  

Fledglings Nursery is currently graded 'good' for its services by Ofsted, and the Inspector found that the stable, mature staff team to be "well-qualified, enthusiastic practitioners who have high expectations of the children".  The school works closely with the Nusery to ensure excellent transitions from the early years setting into Reception class.