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St Uny CE Nursery 2023-24

by Aspire / St Uny CE Academy


Welcome to St Uny CE Nursery
Welcome to the Aspire Academy Trust.
Aspire is a vibrant, highly successful and widely recognised Trust determined to raise standards of educational achievement to the very highest levels. We don’t just aim for our children to achieve what is average or expected, but for them to excel both academically and in character.
We live in a global economy that requires our children to be prepared to think both critically and creatively, solve complex problems, and to communicate well. Mastery of the basics: reading, writing, maths and technology is our core purpose, and this sits firmly alongside ensuring our children have well-developed social and emotional skills. Aspire academies have a strong emphasis on the sport, arts and social, moral spiritual and cultural education.
Our 36 schools/academies and 23 nurseries are all an integral part of their local communities and have a real sense of identity. We value the contribution each of our communities makes and the distinctive opportunities and diversity it offers to the trust. By working in true partnership, we offer exceptional learning experiences to all our children, so they benefit from the strength that being part of the extended Aspire family brings. If you want to learn more about us, then please visit our website at

I look forward to hopefully welcoming you to the Aspire family!
Vanessa Bragg
Aspire CEO
Getting learning off to a flying start.
Aspire Nurseries, led by qualified and knowledgeable staff, lay firm foundations for children in their early years. A qualified teacher from each school oversees the curriculum, learning environments and learning outcomes in conjunction with the Nursery Lead. Staff strive to ensure all children have an equal chance of success, informed by knowledge of what can be achieved.
Our nurseries, the children, families, our dedicated teams and the local community, are an integral part of the Aspire Academy Trust. We recognise the need for high quality early education where children flourish through the love and care given by all of our practitioners. 

We know the importance for our nurseries to have strong and respectful partnerships with parents so every child can develop during their early years and that everyone plays an active role in ensuring this is successful.  
Our number one goal is to ensure all children, within our family of Nurseries, grow stronger and achieve through high-quality early education and the care that we are able to offer.
Helen Bingham BSc(Hons) MEd(Dist)
Aspire Early Years Lead
Welcome to St Uny CE Nursery
Mr Hoskins at the school's 2023 Colour Run.
Welcome to St Uny Church of England Academy & Nursery! Our vision is to be a positive, loving school where children are equipped to live well with Jesus Christ and with others. 

As a Church of England Academy we whole-heartedly embrace the Church's vision for education; educating for wisdom, hope, community and dignity. Here at St Uny, through careful planning and individual attention, we enable every child to develop academically, socially, morally and spiritually.

If you would like to find out more about our school, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Mr Richard Hoskins
Head of School
Our Nursery Staff & Structure
In the 2023/24 school year, our nursery and reception children will be mixed together across two classes - Tehidy and Kynance.
Kynance Class
Tehidy Class
Miss Thomas is the class teacher in Kynance class. Miss Thomas is an experienced EYFS teacher and has also spent the past couple of years teaching in Year 1. Miss Thomas is supported by Miss Jones.
Mrs Taddeo is the class teacher in Tehidy class. Mrs Taddeo is an experienced EYFS teacher and also leads early reading and phonics across the school. Mrs Taddeo is supported by Mr Townsend.
Vision & Values
All that we do at St Uny is underpinned by our Christian vision and values.

The Bible verse "Let your light shine before others", Matthew 5:16 inspires our holistic approach to education, where we help every pupil to find, develop and show their varied skills and talents, for the benefit of themselves and others.

The school community worked together to select our three whole-school Christian values.
They are:
Forgiveness, Friendship and Respect
Each value has an accompanying Bible story to help us to consider the message of each value.

The parents have chosen:
Forgiveness – Jonah and the Whale (The Book of Jonah)
The pupils have chosen:
Friendship – The Parable of the Lost Sheep (Luke 15)
The staff have chosen:
Respect – Noah’s Ark (Genesis 5)