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Nursery provision for 1-5 year olds

BS3 Community provides early education and childcare for 1-5 year olds at both of its community centre sites. 

The Southville Centre and the Chessel Centre both offer all year round nursery provision.

Full and half day sessions options are available, 8am-6pm Monday to Friday, 51 weeks of the year (closed during Christmas period).  We require that children do a minimum of 1 full day or 2 half day sessions (8am-1pm or 1pm-6pm). 

The Southville Centre, Leighton Room 24 place nursery for 1-3 year olds.

The Southville Centre, Stackpool Room 30 place nursery for 3-5 year olds.

The Chessel Centre, Pearl Room – 24 place nursery for 1-3 year olds.

The Chessel Centre, Ruby Room 30 place nursery for 3-5 year olds.


The Southville Centre also has term time only nursery provision.  Please note, parents/carers must provide a packed lunch.

Raleigh Room 30 place nursery for 3-5 year olds. 

There are two attendance options subject to availability:

Option 1. 8.30am – 2.45pm on Monday &Tuesday and 8.30am – 11.00am on Wednesday.

Option 2. 12.15pm – 2.45pm on Wednesday and 8.30am – 2.45pm on Thursday & Friday

If you would like to join our nursery waiting list, please contact to request a waiting list application form. We ask for a £15 non-refundable administration fee, this fee does not guarantee you a place and does not act as a deposit.

The administration fee does not apply to term time only spaces or spaces where families are accessing only free entitlement.