Term dates 2018/19

The Hive and The Nest are open during 51 weeks of the year for paid childcare, closing only between Christmas and New Year (and on bank holidays).
The Centre has 5 staff training/professional development days (INSET days) each year, which result in some or all areas of the Centre being closed.​​
2018/19 Term Calendar including our INSET dates
Our next inset days are:

Monday 3rd September 2018 - Hive and 2yr funded places closed

Monday 7th January 2019 - Whole Centre Closed

Friday 15th February 2019 - Whole Centre Closed

Friday 3rd May 2019 - Whole Centre Closed

Monday 17th June 2019 - Hive and 2yr funded places closed
INSET Day Information

Hive Nursery School - There are 39 weeks (or 195 days) in a 'school year' - schools are required to be open for 38 weeks (190 days). The difference of 5 days is used for staff training and development purposes, known as INSET Days.  The maximum free nursery hours entitlement for government funded 2, 3 and 4 year olds is 570 hours per year or up to 15 hours per week.  
Nest - our fee paying 0-3 provision is closed for 3 INSET Days per year.