Flying Start Nursery And Pre-School - Gillingham

We provide excellent early experiences to help the children achieve their own goals and ambitions, equipping them with the essential skills and a sense of worth. With a family orientated play sessions so that the pre-school and toddlers are joined together as a 'family unit' helping them to share, co-operate and learn through their play and by using each other as a role model. Quality care for up to 31 children aged 2 to 4 years. We support the children’s learning through play, focusing on their own interests, large enclosed outside area for the children to also play in.


Venue address
The Lodge¬ Cemetery Road
North Dorset


Opening times
Mon: 08:00-18:00
Tue: 08:00-18:00
Wed: 08:00-18:00
Thu: 08:00-18:00
Fri: 08:00-18:00

Service Details

Vacancy information

Please call for information on spaces available.

£4.68 per Hour
£14.04 per Session
£28.08 per Day
Cost variations
Parents will be charged for any hours over the 15 hour free entitlement. For instance, if your child did a full week this would cost £140.40, but with 3 year old funding the cost would be £70.20. Extra sessions available at cost of £4.68 per hour. There is a charge of £2.00 per child per week for extras, such as cooking, animal experiences etc within the Nursery.
Additional Information

New longer opening hours 8am to 6pm. Early Years funded hours are available between 9am and 3pm Monday to Friday. However, funding may also be stretched throughout the year. We aim to be as flexible as possible to support parents, please call to discuss your requirements:- 01747 824998. Provision has inclusion / equal opportunity policy.

Age Range
2 years 0 months to 5 years 0 months

Ofsted Registered Details

Ofsted inspection result
Date of last inspectionInspection resultOfsted report
22/06/2017 Good View here
Ofsted Report notes
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Registration details
Registration numberOfsted registration date

Early Education

Free early education places
15 Hours For 2 year olds
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15 Hours For 3 & 4 year olds
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30 Hours For 3 & 4 year olds
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Wheelchair accessible
Would need a portable ramp.
Parking availability information
Parents park along the road outside the Nursery, or use the car park situated just before the Nursery.
Toilet facility information
Ground floor toilet.
Other Facilities
Two stair rails grab handles, drop down handle in toilet to aid independent self care, portable step.
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Address: The Lodge¬  Cemetery Road  Gillingham  Dorset