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The Nursery is where our youngest children, from three months to three years, begin their journey of discovery and build the foundations for a lifelong adventure of learning.

Our caring environment and small setting is where children develop in confidence, beginning to learn new skills and make friends with other children.  We are delighted that the Early Years provision at the School was awarded Outstanding in all areas in our most recent inspection by the Independent Schools Inspectorate and full details of the report can be read online.    

Within the Nursery, outside play in encouraged whether it be on the outside terrace, in the mud kitchen, planting seeds, or in the School’s Outdoor Classroom; opening children’s eyes to a world of possibilities and developing an appreciation of the great outdoors.

Situated within the beautiful grounds of Birkenhead School, we have easy access to wider school facilities.  Regular walks and activities within the School grounds add to the wider experiences of our little ones and help when they come to move through the School.  

When the time comes, the move to Pre-Prep is a natural step for children and play dates, games and activities all support the move so that children are happy, confident and ready for their next adventure.

I warmly invite you to visit our Nursery and see what makes us a special place for your child’s formative years and visits are welcome throughout the year.  I look forward to meeting you and your family and showing you around the Nursery.

Mrs Jan Dorney
Head of Early Years

Nursery News

The Early Years Provision is rated as 'Outstanding' in recent School inspection.

The Early Years Provision is rated as 'Outstanding' in recent School inspection.

The whole School community at Birkenhead School is celebrating, after once again receiving the very best outcome possible for our Early Years Foundation Stage provision, alongside a clean bill of health from the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI), in the recent Regulatory Compliance Inspection. 

Children in Nursery donate Pyjamas for Charity

Children in Nursery donate Pyjamas for Charity

Nursery has kindly been collecting news pairs if Pyjamas for the Pyjama Party Merseyside appeal which helps provide a pair of Pyjamas to children who are homeless or in need.

Investment in Nursery and Pre-Prep

Investment in Nursery and Pre-Prep

We have been investing in our Early Years and Pre-Prep Provision and recent months have seen a redesign and an investment in new resources.