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Hemyock Primary School

Welcome to

Hemyock Primary School

Star (Nursery)

Welcome to Star Class!

Welcome to Star Class


Our Teachers are Mrs Longmuir and Mrs Goodwill


Our Teaching Assistants are Miss Cooling and Mrs Sanger



Star Class is open during term time – Monday to Friday


Our sessions are:


Morning Session – 8.50am-12pm

Lunch Session – 12.00pm-12.30pm

Afternoon Session  – 12.30pm-3.30pm


We are registered to take children aged from 2 to 5 years.

We currently charge £5.22 per hour for 3-4 year olds and £7.10 for 2 year olds. 


We accept Early Years Universal Entitlement Funding for children aged 3 and 4.


We accept children eligible for 2 year old funding. To find out if you might qualify view the information on the Devon County website: or for help please contact:


We also take part in the 30 hours extended funding for eligible parents.

Frequently asked questions...

Q. Who is Star Class run by?

A. The nursery class is part of Hemyock Primary School. The head teacher oversees the day to day running, supported by the KS1 Lead Teacher.


Q. Will my child be able to choose what to do?

A. Yes. There will be a variety of activities available every day and these activities are changed regularly in response to the needs and interests of the children.


Q. How will I know about my child's learning?

A. We use an online journal called ‘Tapestry’ to capture their experiences and share them with you. You can also add your own photos, notes and videos.


Q. What should my child wear?

A. Children attending Star Class are not required to follow our school uniform policy, but items are available to purchase from our uniform shop, if you wish to. There are daily messy play activities so please bare this in mind. They will need outdoor clothing and footwear, such as wellington boots.


Q. Do they need a book bag?

A. Book bags are available from our uniform shop if you wish to purchase one, but are not an essential item.


Q. Can I claim funding for my 3-year-old child?

A. All children automatically receive 15 hours of funding in the term after they are 3 years old.


Some photos of our nursery

The curriculum in nursery