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Meet The Team

Our team is made up of both full and part time staff, some of who only work during the normal school term time. To see our Team please go HERE.


Read our frequently asked questions HERE.

Recent events

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 @ 09:02 AM

Children in Need fund raising Рover £800 raised!! Рclick here

Halloween special – click here

Blackbirds nesting in the Outdoor Classroom – click here

Baking a cake in the Baby Room – click here

Music time – click here

Looking for an Elephant – click here

Fun in the Snow – click here

Parents Guide to EYFS – click here

New Staff Team Photo’s – click here

November – The Close Nursery goes Limited – click here

October – Donation to “Let’s Play” – click here

July – The Close Olympic Games – click here

June – Diamond Jubilee celebrations – click here

May – Planting sunflowers – click here

April – Outside visits – click here

February – Four seasons in one month! – click here

November – Open Wide! – A visit from the dentist click here

October – Our Halloween celebrations click here

October – Visit to the Fair click here

August – Someone’s leaving! click here

July – The School BBQ click here

May – Banbury Firemen visit The Close Nursery click here

April¬†– The “Royal Wedding” at The Close Nursery click here

March – the Big Room went to Banbury Cross click here

March – Red Nose Day at The Close click here

March was the Early Years Foundation Stage evening – click here






OFSTED Report – Outstanding in all Areas

Sunday, November 3, 2013 @ 08:11 AM

We have now achieved our ambition and have been assessed as “Outstanding in all Areas”. Please click here to see a copy of the report.

This is a fantastic achievement, reflecting on the quality and commitment of all of our staff, the way they work as a team, their care for the children and the mutual support that they give each other.

We do not intend to rest here though, and we want to make sure that we improve our provision whenever and however possible, and our first step will be the opening of a new outdoor classroom for the September intake.

OFSTED Report – Close to Perfect

Sunday, June 19, 2011 @ 11:06 AM

A full inspection by OFSTED on the 10th of June concluded that of the 17 areas for assessment, 7 were “Outstanding” and 10 were “Good” which is an excellent testament to the hard work over the last few years to continually improve the whole setting and experience for the children and their parents and carers.

Please see documents 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5