William Leech C of E Primary School is proud to offer a comprehensive Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) provision.

2-Year Old Provision

  • 15 hours free childcare or early education for 38 weeks for 2-year old children and their families who receive some forms of support.

To be able to take up 15 hours of free childcare for your two-year-old you must meet the eligibility criteria. Please visit GOV.UK for further information.

We offer a 15 hour morning session for 2 year olds (funded places available) during term time between 8.30-11.30am, Monday to Friday at our dedicated Nursery site in Lynemouth.

Visit our Admissions page to download an application form.


All children age 3 and 4 are entitled to a 15 hours nursery session.

We offer a morning nursery session 8.45 – 11.45am. (Children start the term after their third birthday).

Visit our Admissions page to download an application form.


We have one Reception class for children who will have their 5th birthday in that academic year. Our school day begins at 8.45am and ends at 3.15pm.

Visit our Admissions page to download an application form.

Need some support?

If you have any questions or just need some support getting your child registered with our Early Years provision, contact Lisa Halliday, Admin Manager at lisa.halliday@williamleech.ncea.org.uk. For general enquiries about Early Years at William Leech Primary, you can also contact Clare Lishman, Director of Early Years at NCEAT. Email: clare.lishman@ncea.org.uk.

Alternatively, you can find a lot of useful advice about Early Years funding on the Childcare Choices website at www.childcarechoices.gov.uk.