We follow the Hackney Schools calendar and are open during term time only, (39 weeks of the year).
The Forest Kindergarten will be closed during inset days and school holidays, including bank holidays. However, we endeavour to run as many FRUK Forest School Holiday Clubs as possible. Our Forest Kindergarten children are offered first refusal on places at these, to ensure continuity of childcare, when needed.
Minimum age for enrolment at our Forest Kindergarten is 3 years. Maximum is 7 years.
Sessions are available Monday to Friday, as either full, or half days. We have a minimum attendance per week of 1.5 days / sessions per week.Which can be taken as either mornings or afternoons, or a combination.
- Morning Session 9.30am-12.30pm – Includes healthy snacks and drinks provided by FRUK. See our food policy for further information.
- Afternoon Session 12.30pm-3.30pm – Includes healthy snacks and drinks provided by FRUK.
- Full Day Session 9.30am-3.30pm – Includes healthy snacks and drinks provided by FRUK.
We do not charge for any additional costs.
THURSDAYS can only be taken as a FULL DAY. To allow us to roam all day within the local area. Exploring destinations such as Woodberry Wetlands and Wick Woodland to name a few of the fantastic outdoor wonderlands we have on our doorstep.
Term dates 2017:
Inset Days: Monday 4 September & Tuesday 5 September 2017
|Autumn 2017||Wednesday 6 September||Wednesday 20 December||Monday 23 October – Friday 27 October|
Term dates 2018:
|Term||First day||Last day||Half term|
|Spring 2018||Thursday 4 January 2018||Thursday 29 March 2018||Half term – Thursday 29 March 2018|
|Summer 2018||Monday 16 April 2018||Friday 20 July 2018||Monday 28 May – Friday 1 June 2018|
Please note we close the Kindergarten at 12.30 PM on the last day of each term. All children and their families are then invited to join us for an end of term party from 1.00pm onwards on the site. Please bring food and drink to share.