Situated in Lancaster, Appletree Nursery School offers early education for local children and their families.

Here at Appletree Nursery School, we take pride in what we do, and this is reflected in our mission statement:

Planting the seed; growing the future


  • To make children our first priority.
  • To create a welcoming, warm, safe, caring and stimulating environment.
  • To promote joint, effective partnerships between agencies that support children and families.
  • To make services for children and families flexible, affordable and accessible.
We do this by
  • Ensuring that we deliver or facilitate the services that meet the needs of the community.
  • Ensuring high quality by working to recognised standards.
  • Ensuring that education and care is at the heart of our services for children.
  • Ensuring equality of opportunity and service provision to all, regardless of age, gender, religion, race, sexual orientation and ability.
  • Providing high quality training and staff development through our close partnership with other professional agencies.
  • Providing services that help parents develop an understanding of children’s needs.
  • Providing everyone with the opportunity to learn and develop.

Appletree Nursery School is rated Outstanding by Ofsted providing outstanding levels of teaching to all our children.

We still have FREE places  for children aged 2 to 4. For an application form phone our friendly office team on 0152464132, email us on bursar@appletree.lancs.sch.uk or complete our application form available under the admissions tab.

We’re rated outstanding by OFSTED

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