For home learning resources please visit the 'Children' page and click on the 'Home Learning for pupils self isolating' option.

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Caterpillars opened in 2018 to provide places for the free 30 hours childcare for working parents of 3 & 4-year-olds.


The Caterpillars offer:

  • Open 50 weeks of the year 
  • Open 8am-6pm 
  • Full days offered 
  • Morning session 8am-1pm, afternoon session 1pm-6pm 
  • Lunches, breakfast and tea provided
  • A purpose built Nursery setting
  • A safe, secure and exciting environment in a well-equipped room and extensive outdoor space. 
  • Highly qualified, experienced and friendly staff. 
  • The Early Years Foundation Stage within Bignold Primary school was given an OUTSTANDING judgement by Ofsted in March 2016. 


All we need from you initially is your eligibility code which you can find on


For more information please contact Claire Armstrong, EYFS Administration Officer on 01603 625721 or

During the school holidays, please contact Caterpillars directly on 01603 761737.