Nursery School

Rachel McMillan is a maintained Nursery School. We are one of the four Nursery Schools funded by Royal Greenwich Local Authority and one of only 400 maintained Nursery Schools left in England. We are a school like any other - we have a headteacher, a deputy headteacher, a teacher SENCo and class teachers, as well as Early Years Practitioners, Teaching Assistants, Premises staff and Office staff. All our staff are well qualified and extremely experienced at working with young children and their families.

We are currently doing admissions for 2, 3 and 4 year olds.

We offer free 15 hours, term time only, 8.45 - 11.45 a.m. OR 12.30 - 3.30 p.m. five days per week, for 2 year olds. 

We offer free 15 hours, term time only 9.15 - 11.45 a.m. plus one full day OR 12.45 - 3.15 p.m. plus one full day for 3 and 4 year olds.

Our offer of the free 30 hours to eligible 3 and 4 year olds is term time only, at the following time:

  • 9.15 a.m. - 3.15 p.m. five days per week, term time only (£20 per week charge for food and sundries)

It is possible with this option to buy more hours in term time (Extended Day) and in the holidays.


Go to to see if you are eligible for the funded 30 hours


If you are not eligible for the funded 30 hours your child will still be eligible for free 15 hours per week.

If we have too many children applying and not enough places please see our Admissions Policy for clarification

admissions policy june 2017.pdf

Is your child eligible for 30 hours funded nursery? 2017.pdf

Phone 0208 692 4041 and talk to Deborah, Sarah or Jayne for more information. If you and your child would like to come and visit us you are very welcome.

brochure for the parents part 1 2017.pdf

brochure for parents part 2 2017.pdf

Ofsted Report October 2017.pdf

Nursery School Ofsted Report 2012