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Key Information

Term-time sessions available For 2, 3 & 4 Year Olds

3 & 4 year old's- we have 24 child spaces. Open term-time, 39 weeks a year. Part and full-time spaces are available. We require each child to attend a minimum of 2 days a week, minimum 7.5 hourly sessions

15 & 30 hours funding accepted term time and we are happy to share this funding with another setting if required. A maximum of 7.5 funded hours can be claimed each day. We also accept private hours.

We offer four spaces for 2 year old's eligible for 2 year funding, Term time only 15 hours/week.

Private hours for 3 and 4 year olds- £5 per hour.                     Payment monthly in advance. Non-refundable unless the setting closes due to unforeseen circumstances. 

Contract set- 4 weeks notice to leave.

We ask for a voluntary contribution of £5 per day children attend.

Holiday Club For 4-11 Year Olds.
Easter & Summer. Feb, May & Oct half term.
Yearly Calendar of Opening Times

We follow the North Somerset term dates;                   
2023-24 term dates | North Somerset Council (

1st March - October half term 10 hrs per day   - 8am- 6pm

November and February 8.5 hrs per day      -  8am-4.30pm

December to January 7.5 hrs per day             -8.30am- 4pm

Mid February to 1st March 9 hrs per day              -8am-5pm

Christmas holiday CLOSED FOR 2 WEEKS

We are open daylight hours to protect the bats that live in the woodland, enabling them to feed at dusk.

Keepers Gate Forest School is OFSTED registered.

We follow the Statutory Framework for the early years foundation stage, which is mandatory for all early years settings. The requirements are given legal force under section 39(1)(a) & (b) of the Childcare Act 2006.

We have policies and procedures in place to show how we cover safeguarding and welfare requirements, and learning and development requirements.
We have written risk assessments in place for the setting and all activities that take place.
Parents will be given these documents and asked to read them.


Tuesday 30th to Friday 2nd June.

Monday 24th July to 1st September.

Opening hours 8am-5pm. 

8am-3pm £30 / 8am-5pm £38

Attendance requirements - a minimum of 2 days a week in May half term. Minimum 6 days over the summer holidays.

Payment in advance, cash, BACS, childcare vouchers.

Non-refundable unless setting closes due to unforeseen


Summer holidays- 7 spaces per day allocated to HAF children. (benefit related free school meals), includes a cooked lunch.

Keepers Gate Forest School
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Keepers Gate Forest School

Wentwood Drive


BS24 9ND

Tel:        07826 965258


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