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18/06/24

🚨 BREAKING NEWS! 🚨 The naughty pea has taken over the nursery garden… if you catch any stray peas, please contact nursery. Thank you! pic.twitter.com/68ZabYpmGL

10/06/24

For their snack this morning, nursery class enjoyed some lettuce they they have grown themselves in the garden! pic.twitter.com/0W5qKluhys

07/06/24

The eco club members had a great time at the eco conference. They participated in lots of activities and learnt lots about the importance of pollinators. Did you know that hummingbirds play a vital role in the pollination of many different species of plant life?! pic.twitter.com/KJEe7osJ7C

06/06/24

The eco club members were thrilled to receive their green flag. They were proud to hang it and celebrated with some gardening in the sun! pic.twitter.com/bsQLc8mB11

31/05/24

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? NO! It’s the super kids! Calling all superheroes to class on Monday… 🦸‍♂️🦸‍♀️ pic.twitter.com/oD8T5zJmnT

30/05/24

Families of Buntingford First, get ready! Our summer celebration will be on Thursday June 27th, after sports day! Stay tuned for more updates next week… ☀️🎉 pic.twitter.com/m2Nji1AgBy

23/05/24

YAAAY! We did it! A HUGE thank you to our eco committee for their efforts in helping us achieve our very first Eco Schools Green Flag! Caring for our planet is everyone’s responsibility. We would also like to thank each and every student for participating. pic.twitter.com/lsMWkCbCp7

22/05/24

We had a wonderful time meeting our new animal friends. We met Winston the bearded dragon, Malcolm the leopard gecko, Neville the snake, Marvin the giant African land snail, Remy the hamster and Gertrude the wide mouthed tree frog! pic.twitter.com/TyH9N6t76Q

21/05/24

Nursery class are definitely passing through an enclosing play schema! This is when they like to enclose themselves and toys in buildings and boxes. Through this schema they are showing an interest in shape and space! pic.twitter.com/Xtec8FBC23

16/05/24

A huge THANK YOU to our Buntingford PTA for providing us with our caterpillars. We have loved watching them transform into butterflies! KS1 & KS2 enjoyed releasing theirs. EYFS are still waiting for a few to emerge ☺️ 🦋 pic.twitter.com/vDGIVEboon

10/05/24

Buntingford First School is a Climate Action award winner!Read the full story https://t.co/v6ARrBnIU8

09/05/24

Our eco committee: saving the world, one tree at a time! 🌳 pic.twitter.com/7OMzGFbBuV

08/05/24

We are working towards earning our silver award from the 🌳 today we completed the viewpoints challenge, exploring nature from different perspectives! pic.twitter.com/hdM2MfbIcz

02/05/24

The eco committee have been hard at work planting a wildflower area to support pollinators. They produced posters to encourage others to do the same! 🐝 pic.twitter.com/BUEFKZhRSX

30/04/24

Well done to some of our friends for their litter picking efforts at the weekend! Remember, we have four litter pickers you may borrow, just ask your class teacher! pic.twitter.com/Y9bTJvv6Z9

30/04/24

In nursery we have some very strong and brave little ladies! 💪😀 pic.twitter.com/LjtwuHKOCx

26/04/24

Finally it’s here! Head over to our new instagram page and follow us ❤️ pic.twitter.com/PJ3aEYenWJ

25/04/24

It was a busy afternoon for the eco committee today! pic.twitter.com/IWBQcAveBx

23/04/24

Here it is… Our collaborative mural to celebrate taking care of our wonderful world ❤️🌎 pic.twitter.com/GDSPrmr5oz

29/03/24

What an exciting end to a fantastic half term… Oak class had a special delivery from outer space, spaceship parts! The children decided that the mummy and daddy aliens must have arrived to collect their baby and parked their spaceship on the roof! pic.twitter.com/fTFGQ4xof0

27/03/24

Staff Wellbeing lunch is ready - we love how brilliant our staff are here! Thank you for all that you do for our children. pic.twitter.com/SplNtUe9ci

26/03/24

KS2 have really enjoyed thinking about the wonderful community we have in Buntingford. The children have used their Computing skills to create a summary of their work. pic.twitter.com/jHZdMm1Xxz

25/03/24

Really proud of our school choir performing, ‘This is Me,’ at our Easter assembly. pic.twitter.com/Nsl509EKau

20/03/24

We have been so lucky to have had a healthy foods workshop run by Aspens. We learnt about tasty, healthy snacks and all the good they do for our bodies. We made a fruit and vegetable smoothly, which was delicious, healthy and sweet! We are allowed sweet treats, just not too many! pic.twitter.com/6q5Fr0nJCd

18/03/24

We have been learning about the importance of our wonderful community in Buntingford in our PSHE lessons recently. Year 3 and 4 have decided to get creative to make some Easter cards and gifts for our friends Layston Grove Care Home pic.twitter.com/wGqnsSng2F

How to Apply

BFS Nursery is registered for government funding for 3 and 4 year olds, offering 30 free hours of childcare a week (subject to eligibility). We have 30 spaces in our nursery class.

Child's third birthday falls between

Nursery placed may be accessed from

1 January and 31 March

Summer Term

1 April and 31 August

Autumn Term

1 September and 31 December

Spring Term

 

Nursery applications timeline for 2023-2024

 
Children born between
Applications open
Applications close
Place offered*
Deadline to respond to offer
Autumn 2023
01/09/2019 - 31/08/2020
January 2023
31 March 2023
21 April 2023
26 May 2023
Spring 2024
01/09/2020 - 31/12/2020
1 April 2023
31 May 2023
16 June 2023
7 July 2023
Summer 2024
01/01/2021 - 31/03/2021
1 September 2023
25 November 2023
9 December 2023
20 January 2024

 

Nursery applications timeline for 2024-2025

 
Children born between
Applications open
Applications close
Place offered*
Deadline to respond to offer
Autumn 2024
01/09/2020 - 31/08/2021
1 January 2024
29 February 2024
18 March 2024
15 April 2024
Spring 2025
01/09/2021 - 31/12/2021
1 April 2024
31 May 2024
16 June 2024
7 July 2024
Summer 2025
01/01/2022 - 31/03/2022
1 September 2024
31 October 2024
18 December 2024
9 December 2024

*If the nursery is over-subscribed, BFS Nursery will operate a waiting list and places will be allocated in accordance with the school’s oversubscription policy.

 

To apply for a nursery place please use the form below:

Buntingford First School Nursery Application Form 2023-2024

Buntingford First School Nursery Application Form 2024-2025

Buntingford First School Nursery Terms and Conditions Magic Booking

 

More information on government funding and tax-free childcare can be found here:

Hertfordshire County Council childcare and free early education

GOV.UK Childcare calculator (find out whether you're entitled to 15 hours or 30 hours of free early education)

GOV.UK Tax-free childcare

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