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                                Holy Cross Pre-School

             ‘Working closely with local families & schools to provide & promote quality Childcare’

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 Holy Cross Pre-school,  Tracyes Road,  Harlow  CM18 6JJ        Tel: 01279 306327

 Email:  Holycrosspreschool50@gmail.com                 

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We are open following Government COVID 19 guidelines

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Opening Times:

We are open for:                                      38 weeks each year.

We are open :                                           Monday to Friday

Morning opening times are:                    8:50am – 11:50am

 Afternoon opening times are :               12:10pm – 3:10pm

30 hour session times are :                     8:50am – 3:10pm

We only provide a hot meal for children staying for 30 hours, ( doing all day ), if they are entitled to the extended 15 hours funding. All our food is purchased locally where practicable, and prepared & cooked on the school premises by qualified personnel. The kitchens have 5 scores on the doors and hold certificates of excellence for balanced nutritional meals.

We provide care and education for young children between the ages of 2½ yrs – 4 yrs 11 months

We reserve the right to accept children between the ages of 2 – 2½ yrs in exceptional circumstances at our discretion. We also accept two-and-a-half-year-old funding if the families and children are entitled.


The fees for rising 3’s are £15.00 per 3 hour session.  If this arrangement is difficult, an alternative arrangement can be made. Fees must still be paid if children are absent for a short period of time. If your child has to be absent over a long period of time, talk to Natalie. From the term AFTER your child’s 3rd birthday you will receive 5 FREE Nursery Education funded places with us. For your child to keep her/his place at Holy Cross you must pay the fees or we must receive nursery education funding for your child. [NB late payments will incur interest added. 3 and 4 year olds qualifying for funding will not receive discounts].

Whether fee paying or free places for your child, Holy Cross request a £25 per term contribution towards ingredients for baking/gardening, special crafts & activities such as Mother’s day, Christmas, one off events etc. and Healthy eating & drinks etc.

Mobile Phones.  

We operate a no mobile phone policy on the premises. Please leave your personal belongings and mobile phone in a locker or in the office, Thank you

OFSTED   ( 30/10/2018,  EY468257 )

Ofsted rated the nursery as good ( 2). The report can be viewed from Ofsted. ( Click Here )