Blackpool Gateway Academy Nursery


Our wonderful Nursery provision is open to children from 3 years old. 

Our facilities include a 26 place Nursery with direct access to our secure EYFS outdoor provision. All our staff are fully qualified to a minimum of Level 3 and are experienced in working within early years. We also have an EYFS Teacher working directly with the children.

For information about us and what we have to offer please see our booklet below. 

Nursery Information Booklet

Updated: 28/03/2023 228 KB



Nursery Class Teachers - Mrs P. Musgrave-Haddow and Miss C. Sim

Early Years Practitioner -

Mrs Raja


Our Curriculum

Here at Blackpool Gateway Academy we pride ourselves on delivering a creative and engaging curriculum that is accessible to all children. We use Development Matters to track children's progress. 


The Early Years curriculum has 7 areas of development and this is split up into two sections, prime areas and specific areas of learning.

The three PRIME areas are:

• Communication and Language

• Physical Development

• Personal, Social and Emotional Development


The four SPECIFIC areas are:

• Literacy

• Numeracy

• Understanding the World

• Expressive Arts and Design

For more information please click the link below.

Nursery Sessions are:

Core Hours

Mornings:   8.45am - 11.45am

Afternoons: 12.15pm - 3.15pm

Full days:   8.45am – 3.15pm


Extended Sessions (limited places)

7.45am – 8.45am

3.15pm – 5.30pm

Term Time Only


Nursery Fees

£4.00 an hour

These must be booked in a minimum of 3 hour sessions. We also recommend that children attend a minimum of three separate sessions a week.

The top up option is available subject to terms and conditions only.

The £4 charge will be if you require additional hours to you free entitlement hours. 

If you would like further information about our nursery or to arrange to come and have a look round,  please do not hesitate in contacting us on 01253 402936


For information about the free childcare and tax free childcare schemes please CLICK HERE to visit the Childcare Choices website.


DfE - Hungry Little Minds


Apply for a Nursery place

To download a request for place form, please click here.