General Information

Opening Times:

The nursery is open 5 days a week for 49 weeks a year.  Our Operating times are:  Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 5:30pm

Holidays / Nursery Shutdown

The nursery closes for two weeks over Christmas and New Year. We are closed to children on inservice days for staff training. these inservice days are aligned to the Perth & Kinross Council, Education Directorate, in-service periods. Further information on these dates is available from our manager directly or via the PKC website

Attendace age

FossoPLAY is registered to accept children from the ages of 2 years up to the age of 8 years. Our primary enrolment is for children aged 3 years, starting their anti-preschool year, up to the age of 5 year, before they start school, however we do have some limited places for 2 year olds and school aged children in the nursery. You can contact us directly to discuss any enrolment queries at 

Our Setting

Our nursery site for outdoor, experiential and play-based learning is set in 70 acres of beautiful Perthshire countryside and consists of:
  • Our 5 acre woodland base
  • Our Garden Kitchen
  • The Stables, including our chickens, sheep and pigmy goats, where we support the children to learn about the animals and their care.
  • 40 acres of park land, to use for different projects throughout the year
  • Our Traditional Yurt, with woodturning stove, set in the woods for shelter and use as a quiet space
  • Our child-led woodland site, with tree swings, climbing trees and an severer increasing number of loose parts, natural and child made play resources,

Please check back regularly for updates.

You can note your interest in enrollment at the nursery on our Contact us page.

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