Nursery

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Moray College UHI Nursery is based in the grounds of Moray College UHI and provides both education and care for children between 6 weeks and 5 years. There are three bright rooms with fully qualified and registered staff whose aim it is to provide age related activities and care to promote your child’s development through these very important years.

Our fully qualified staff will encourage your child to engage in active learning through their own play experiences and help them develop confidence and self-esteem, while having fun. We are confident that you will be able to focus on your own studying safe in the knowledge that your child will receive a high level of education and care.

We offer places to our students, staff and the general public.

We have 3 rooms

The Baby Room (6 weeks to 2 years) and our Tweenie Room (2 years to 3 years) provide quality early education and care for our younger children promoting the Key Principles of the Pre-Birth to Three Curriculum.

The 3-5 Room (including Moray Council Funded Places) work alongside Moray Council in providing the early level of the Curriculum for Excellence whilst providing all day care for the children.

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Our sessions

Drop off time

  • Between 8.45am and 9.15am

Pick up time

  • After lunch: any time after 1pm

Between 12 noon and 1pm in all three rooms the children are having their lunch and the little ones go for a sleep. This is a particularly busy time in the Nursery and to save disruption during this time we would expect children to be picked up after this period.

In order to give you time to reach early classes all playrooms open their doors at 8.45am and you have until 4.15pm to pick your child up at the end of the day.

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Fees 2022/21

(subject to review March 21)

RoomDaily Cost
Baby Room £48
Tweenie Room £48
3-5 Room £46

Moray Council Funded Provision

The Nursery also offers places for children who are entitled to Moray Council Education Funding of 1,140 hours eg. 4 full days per week.

All Moray Council Funded Provision does not cover the cost of snacks and there is an additional cost of 30p per snack paid directly to the Nursery Manager.

Fees do remain payable during periods of absence including illness and any holidays taken during term-time.

Registration for Moray Council funding takes place from 18th to 29th January 2021. All those eligible for this funding need to apply on the Moray Council website.

Financial support

As a student you can apply for financial support for Nursery Fees. Student Services staff will assist you in the application process.

Nursery application forms

All children, with or without Moray Council funding, need to complete the Nursery 2021/2022 application form and return to our Nursery Manager as soon as possible.

Read about the latest Inspection Report for the College Nursery.

Useful contacts

Patricia Eddie
Nursery Manager
01343 576283
Patricia.Eddie.Moray@uhi.ac.uk

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

The health, safety and wellbeing of the children and our staff is our priority. We want you to feel happy and confident about accessing our facilities. The Nursery Manager will continue to provide updates to all parents and carers. Please email any questions or concerns to Patricia Eddie: Patricia.Eddie.Moray@uhi.ac.uk.

The Nursery Team

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