Our Nursery

Pathways E-ACT Academy Nursery is in the community of Longley in North Sheffield and provides funded Nursery places for up to 38 children aged 3+.

The Nursery is situated in the designated Foundation stage setting, which also houses two reception classes and is the prefect opportunity to prepare your child for starting school.

Who is eligible?

You could be eligible for a funded Nursery place if your child turns 3 before the 31st of August 2021. If you have any queries or wish to find out more information, you can contact us via the information at the bottom of the page or fill out our enquiry form and a member of the team will be in touch.

Pathways Nursery is a nursery that prides itself on its endeavour to provide high standards of quality care and education. We believe that care and education are inseparable. We believe it is paramount to establish a loving atmosphere fostered by good relationships between home and nursery. These connected relationships are vital to help our children to feel happy, settled and secure.

We promote this practice and the care and welfare of our children is of the utmost importance during their time at our nursery.

The Foundation setting is a perfect environment for children to learn and enjoy play, physical exercise, exploration, curiosity, and discovery. Children have access to stimulating indoor and outdoor provisions such as our outdoor mud kitchen, where the children can learn and explore using their senses.

In the Nursery classroom, the children have opportunities to develop their skills through early phonics, telling stories using actions, and having adult led focussed teaching in small groups.

We also encourage independent learning skills through play such as tidying up and getting dressed. All adults interact with the children to help build communication skills and develop relationships with their peers.

Refer  a Friend Scheme

If you have a friend or family member who may be looking for a Pre-School Nursery place for their 3 year old, please ask them to get in touch! If they register their child for place, naming you on their application form*, both you and your friend will receive a £10 gift voucher!**

*You must be a current parent/carer of a child at Pathways (any year).

**Both parties will receive their voucher when the child starts Nursery in September – just in time for Christmas shopping!

Application form

Click below to access the application form. Once completed, please hand it in at the office.



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