On Air LUCY START

: Waiting for next track...

Aylesbury Nursery Doubles Free Education Provision For 2 Year-Olds

Toddler - Nursery

6:39am 14th May 2015

Another nursery in Aylesbury's planning to double its places for free education for 2 year-olds.

Aylesbury College have been providing pre-school education for years, but is to be extended to offer places for 24 more 2 year-olds by adding facilities like a sleeping room which houses 6 cots.

The planning application to AVDC says:

The three-winged single storey building was completed 4 years ago and has been successfully providing care and pre-school education for 24 2-year-olds, 15 babies (less than 2 years old), and 32 3 year olds. The majority of the pupils are children of students and staff at the College.

A Sure Start centre funded by Bucks County Council operates along side the nursery and pre-school playgroup.

A separate car park was allocated to the whole complex.  Given the current usage this appears to be under-utilised as most of the pupils come with their parents to College.

Since the opening of this small complex the UTC facility has been built, generating the need for additional pupil places for 2 year olds.

It's now a requirement for local authorities to provide free childcare/education for 2-year-olds, so many other schools are expanding their facilities to cope.

A decision on the expansion's expected in June.

Share This Story

Submit this page to redditDelicious
Email Icon Get the latest local news direct to your inbox.
Sign up now for our email updates
.

Comments

No comments have been posted and approved yet.

Submit a Comment

Please log in to comment on this page.

Suggested articles
Teenager

Over 2,000 non-recent sex abuse cases reported in four years

The NSPCC say it's never too late for victims to come forward.

Buckinghamshire Adult Learning

Free skills classes for Bucks adults to try

Bucks Adult Learning Centre will be running free language, crafts and fitness classes as part of 'Try It, Love It, Learn It' week.

Most read
Air crash waddesdon

Helicopter and plane crash mid-air in Waddesdon

Police say four people have died in the mid-air crash

Mix96 News - Update

Four Waddesdon air crash victims named

All four were killed when a helicopter & light aircraft collided on Friday lunchtime.

Newer article

June One-Off Shows Announced For Waterside

Local: The Aylesbury theatre's hosting a range of acts across the month for one night only

Older article

Postponed HS2 Meet 'Gives More Time To Protect Countryside'

Local: Chesham and Amersham's MP says postponing the HS2 committee's visit gives them more time to protect areas of outstanding natural beauty

Top articles

East West Rail gets boost from the Budget

Local: The next phase through Bucks will be running from 2023

Met Police investigating second Kevin Spacey sex assault claim

National: Police in the UK are investigating a second alleged sexual assault by actor Kevin Spacey, dating back to 2005.

HS2: 'It's Stolen My Time & Things I'd Promised Myself For 40 Years'

Local: Stan Mason is 79 and has been fighting the High Speed route for over 6 years. We wanted to see how that's affected him

Bounty offered for head of Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone

Showbiz: The release of a Bollywood film has been put on hold after a $1.5m (£1.1m) bounty was offered to anyone who beheads lead actress Deepika Padukone and the film’s director.

Everton's Oumar Niasse has simulation ban appeal rejected

Sport: Everton forward Oumar Niasse will serve a two-game suspension for simulation after his appeal was rejected by the FA.

Zimbabwe's next leader Emmerson Mnangagwa faces huge challenge to kickstart economy

World: To get under the skin of the problems facing the incoming Zimbabwean president, you need to get out of the big cities and into rural areas where the bulk of the population live.

There's Anarchy in the UK!

On This Day: It was named Single of the Week

£20 off a twin axle braked service

Aylesbury Trailer Servicing, a purpose built workshop offering great, low price services on all trailers.

Find out about saving money with the Mix 96 VIP Club

Find out more about Aylesbury Trailer Servicing