School Day

Comet Nursery School and Children's Centre is open from:

8.00am- 5.45pm
The school office is open from 8.00am-4.15pm

Nursery School:

You can register your child for the nursery school and place them on the admissions list once they are 2 years old. 

At Comet we offer 15 hours of free nursery education for children who are 3-4 years old or 30 hours of free nursery entitlement to those who meet the criteria. If a place is available, your child will be offered a place the term following their 3rd birthday.

Places are offered according to the Hackney Learning Trust's Schools' Admissions Policy.

Our sessions are:

Morning sessions 9.00am - 11.30am, with 1 full day of 9am-3.15pm
Afternoon sessions 12.45pm - 3.15pm, with 1 full day of 9am-3.15pm
Full Time sessions 9.00am - 3.00pm (with a 30 hour code or with top-up fees)

Top-up your part-time place to a full time place

We also offer the opportunity for families to ‘top-up’ their child’s 15 hour free nursery entitlement (Sun & Star Class ONLY) to a full time place (totalling 30 hours). The full-time hours will be 9.00am-3.00pm, Monday to Friday. This can be extended from 8am to 5.45pm by applying for our breakfast and tea club provision, further information is available from the office. 

Cost of additional 15 hours

Full Time

(additional 15 hours)


Band 1

Household Income under £25,000 per annum

£115 per week

Band 2

Household Income between £25,000 - £55,000 per annum

£130 per week

Band 3

Household Income over £55,000 per annum

£145 per week

 Proof of Household Income will be required to confirm banding.


Further information can be found in our Nursery Information Booklet below.  Please contact us if you would like to register your child for the Nursery School and Children Centre.


Case Study with Community Playthings
Comet Nursery School and Children’s centre believe every child deserves a good start in life. Creating a flexible and child accessible outdoor area including the Outlast storage unit and blocks has been part of their holistic approach to learning.  The case study that we took part in can be found here, or please watch the video below.
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