Opening Hours and Out of Hours Care

Nursery Places

There are 40 places available in the Nursery for ante pre-school and pre-school children. Most nursery places are all day sessions. Part time places are also available in either five morning or five afternoon sessions per week. All children will enjoy lunch at the school, including children on full day and part time sessions.

Session hours are noted below. Families attending full day and morning sessions should note that the official starting time is 8:50 am, however the Nursery doors open at 8:20 am, and drop off is available from that time.

  • Full day sessions: 8:50 am - 3:00 pm (arrival from 8:20 am)
  • Morning session: 8:50 am - 12:00 noon (arrival from 8:20 am)
  • Afternoon session: 11:30 am - 3:00pm


All nursery children enjoy lunch in the Blackfriars Dining Hall. The nursery children are supported by nursery staff who encourage healthy eating choices as part of their lunch experience.

Early Birds Club

We offer before nursery care (Early Birds Club) at our registered Breakfast Club service running from 7:00 am - 8:15 am. Nursery children attending Early Birds Club will be escorted to Nursery at 8:15 am for registration.

Owlets Club (After Nursery Club)

Nursery OwletsWe have an excellent After Nursery Club (Owlets Club) offering a wide selection of activities for the children. A flexible package of care is available (3:00 pm - 4:30 pm or 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm), allowing parents to opt for the sessions that suit their needs on a regular or one off basis. Owlets Club is based in the Nursery and is staffed by the Wrap Around Care team.


Please see our Admissions section for information on Nursery fees.

We are an Early Learning and Childcare Partner Provider for Aberdeen City Council.  We also accept Childcare Vouchers.