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Opening a nursery run by the school

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Last updated on 4 January 2018
School types: All · School phases: All
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What guidance is there on setting up a nursery on the school site? We cite advice from one of our associate experts, the Department for Education and a local authority on the process of setting up a nursery. You will find questions to consider, and links to more information on early years provision.

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  1. 1 Consultation and approval
  2. 2 Issues to consider
  3. 3 Extending the age range of a school
  4. 4 Registering with Ofsted
  5. 5 Policies

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