John of Gaunt Infant School
Hungate Street, Aylsham NR11 6JZ
Tel: 01263 732844

John Bear’s Nursery
Norwich Road, Aylsham, NR11 6JG
Tel: 01263 734028

Information for Parents/Carers

Children can join John Bear's Nursery the term after their third birthday.   From September 2024, we will be accepting children from the term after their second birthday.  We have flexible hours available from 7.30am in the morning until 6pm in the evening for 50 weeks a year.

Session Times

Children aged 3 and over are entitled to 15 hours free Nursery provision. If you are working you may be entitled to 30 hours free Nursery provision. You will need to access the childcare choices website to check your eligibility and to access a code which Nursery will need to be given in order to claim the funding.  If your child is aged between 2 and 3 years, you may be entitled to 15 hours of funding please click on link to find out more about how to apply.

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session 5
7.30 - 9.00 9.00 - 12.00 12.00 - 3.00  3.00 - 4.30 4.30 - 6.00

Term Time only offer (38 weeks a year)

For the term time only offer you can attend Nursery for a minimum of 15 hours on a funded basis or for 30 hours if you are eligible for the extra hours.  If you would like your child to attend nursery for more hours than they are funded, we would be happy to accommodate this.

Nursery contract – to read our Nursery contract please click on the link below

John Bear’s Nursery Contract

Please click on the link below to see our Nursery fees information sheet and all the relevant details.

Nursery Charging Policy


John Bear's Nursery Registration of Interest

Please click on the link below and complete this form once you have read our Nursery Information Booklet. This can also be found on our website in the drop down menu for nursery.

John Bear's Nursery Registration of interest form


Regular updates and information can be found by following our Facebook page (click on link below)

John Bear's Nursery - Information for Parents

For Nursery Contact details please see the contacts section of our website.



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