Hollywood Pre-School Daycare

The setting setting was opened in 2007 and is based in the Hollywood Primary School site. It caters for 28 3-5 year old children in a session. The setting runs Monday-Friday 8.00am – 4.00pm

It offers free funded sessions for 15 and 30 hours, term time only and has wrap around sessions including Lunch at an additional cost

The Pre-school is based in one classroom with its own outside area which is partly covered

Our approach for learning is to create for our children an environment that inspires, is exciting and will engage them in their own learning, each and every day.

Our Pre-school is one that thrives on exploring and imagination using the children’s interests to engage them in their own learning. Fun is where it all begins, if our children are having fun then they are learning.

Our Pre-School children are given a range of resources consisting of authentic and real objects which you would find at home and things we have found that have engaged our interests from the natural environment. All of these things as well as our inspiring pre-school team gives all the children an opportunity to thrive and be a part of their own learning adventure.

Nina Whatmore

With our Pre-school being situated on the school grounds it benefits from the school facilities. We work closely with the reception classes, so children who will attend Hollywood Primary School have a seamless transition in the school environment. The resources the school has to offer include the pond and forest school area, library and large outdoor space.

Manager’s Statement

My Name is Nina, I have been with GBNFC since 2006 and manager of Hollywood Pre-school since 2010. I aspire to provide the very best in early years care and education so that children at Hollywood Pre-School can flourish and develop to the best of their individual ability.
I like to plan exciting learning opportunities for children, encouraging them to explore and learn through play, investigate in risky play and encourage them to be independence.
Through play experiences they will gain confidence in themselves and when needed, be supported in their learning by our inspiring team of practitioners who help children in build on what they already know.
Through our stimulating learning environment, we work with the families to achieve the best possible outcome for their children and by including them in getting messy and having fun in workshops or sharing a story and taking time to listen.

Dates to remember 2024

Nursery re opens– Monday 8th January 2024

Bank holidays Nursery closure dates 2024

Monday 1st January – New Year’s Day

Friday 29th March – Good Friday

Monday 1st April – Easter Monday

Monday 6th May –May bank holiday

Monday 27th May – Spring bank holiday

Monday 26th August – Summer bank holiday

Wednesday 25th December – Christmas day

Thursday 26th December – Boxing Day

Training days (All settings closed)

Friday 10th May 2024

Wednesday 16th October 2024

Half Term closures  

Monday 12th February- Friday 16th  February

Monday 22nd March – Friday 5th April

Monday 27th May – Friday 31st May

Friday 19th July – Monday 9th September

Monday 28th October – Friday 1st November

Friday 20th December -Monday 6th January 2025 TBC

Hollywood Pre-School Daycare Hollywood Primary School, Pickenham Road, Birmingham B14 4TG Telephone: 0121 675 4528