Forest Explorers Nursery is a key entry point to Kent College Prep School, and children can join from the term they turn three years with a guaranteed place in our Reception class. We offer wrapround care from 7.30am to 7.30pm during the term.

We invite families to visit us throughout the year; come along to Prep School events or join us for Nursery Stay and Play sessions. We hope you and your child will spend time getting to know us in advance of applying for a place and joining us.

Families with pre-school children are very welcome to join the weekly Parent and Toddler Group on Friday mornings, 10.00am-11.00am during the term.

Stay and Play

Thursday 20th June, 1.30pm-2.30pm

Families interested in Forest Explorers Nursery are invited to join us for a Stay and Play session. This will be an opportunity to explore our Nursery and have fun taking part in activities. Places are limited to three per session.

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Parent and Toddler Group

Fridays, 10.00am-11.00am

Families with pre-school children are welcome to join our free Parent and Toddler Group. These sessions feature fun play, creative crafts, and enjoyable singing or a story time. It's a fantastic chance to explore the school, meet other families, and let your child have a great time playing. The sessions are suitable for parents with children from new-born to 3 years.

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Term Time

We warmly invite families to visit our Nursery, Prep School, Senior School or Sixth Form for an individual tour. These are by appointment only during term time.

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If you would like apply for a place for your child after visiting the Nursery, we ask for an application form together with a £100 registration fee (if applicant's parents live in the UK/EU) or £150 (if applicant's parents live outside the EU). The registration fee is non refundable.

Once we have received your application and registration fee, and subject to spaces being available, we will make an offer of a place. A £250 deposit and signed contract is required to accept the place.

We will invite your child to join us for two settling-in sessions in the term before they are due to start.