About Sandpit House

Inspired by Italian design, our Sandpit House setting offers a homely environment set on two levels.  It comprises of four distinct learning environments and a large Mediterranean garden.  Sandpit House  is opposite the Wick Nature Reserve in Sandpit Laneread more

What we offer

Unique Approach

Unique Approach

Our unique “carousel” method of early years education settles children and enhances their learning by offering them with a broad range of learning experiences in every session.

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Flexible Attendance

Flexible Attendance

We offer a unique alternative to traditional day care by providing flexible attendance – combining quality pre-school education with extended hours and optional holiday clubs.

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Exceptional Facilities

Exceptional Facilities

Both sites are newly refurbished, well resourced and boast exceptional outside facilities. Our green belt locations also offers access to country walks and woodland activities.

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Family Run

Family Run

Lucia and Franco Federici, themselves parents of 10 children, have run the school since 1985.  Most families hear about us through personal recommendation and  some even attended themselves as children.

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Opening Hours

Opening Hours 

Monday to Friday - 8.00am to 4.00pm/5.00pm



8.00am to 9.00am - Breakfast club

9.00am to 4.00pm/5.00pm - Full day session 

Children attend between three to five sessions per week during the term time. We run an optional holiday club, exclusively for children at Mount Carmel Kindergarten. Parents can book the holiday club on an ad hoc basis or as part of their child's yearly plan.

Note, the nursery school is closed on Bank Holidays.

Term Dates

Spring Term 2024

Friday 5th January to Thursday 28th March

February Half Term Holiday Club – Monday 19th February to Friday 23rd February

Easter Holiday Club -  Tuesday 2nd April to Friday 5th April & Monday 8th April to Friday 12th April

Summer Term 2024

Monday 15th April to Friday 19th July

May Half Term Holiday Club – Tuesday 28th May to Friday 31th May

Summer Holiday Club - Monday 5th August to Friday 30th August

Autumn Term 2024

Monday 9th September to Friday 20th December

October Half Term Holiday Club - Monday 28th October to Friday 1st November

Christmas Holiday Club - Thursday 2nd & Friday 3rd January


Spring Term 2025

Monday 6th January to Monday 7th April

February Half Term Holiday Club – Monday 17th February to Friday 21st February

Easter Holiday Club -  Tuesday 8th April to Friday 11th April & Monday 14th April to Thursday 17th April

Summer Term 2025

Tuesday 22nd April to Friday 18th July

May Half Term Holiday Club – Tuesday 27th May to Friday 30th May

Summer Holiday Club - Monday 4th August to Friday 29th August

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