Schools 

Pre-Schools – Term Time Only

  • Madginford Pre-School – Madginford Hall, Egremont Road, Bearsted – tel.  01622 739973
    9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
    9 a.m. – 11.45 a.m. Wednesday
  • Tiny Tots Nursery School King V Memorial Hall, Manor Rise, Bearsted – tel.  01622 736270 (737773 evenings)
    9.15 a.m. – 12.15 p.m Monday to Friday
  • St Peter’s Busy Bees Pre-School – St Peter’s Church Hall, Button Lane, Bearsted – tel.  07944275459  
    9.30 a.m. – 12.15 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

 All Year

  • Pennies Nurseries – Newnham Court – tel. 01622737733 and Hockers Lane – tel. 01622 630207.  For more information visit website
    3 months to 11 years.  Based at Newnham Court and Hockers Lane they provide care from 7.30 a.m. to 6.30 p.m.
    Breakfast Club at Newnham Court from 7 – 9 a.m. 
    After School Club at Newnham Court from 3.15 – 6.30 p.m.
    Holiday Club – for children 4-11 years at Newnham Court from 7.30 a.m. – 6.30 p.m. excluding Christmas Day and Bank holidays

Primary Schools

There are three primary phase schools within the parish.

The northern sector of the parish has:

  •  Thurnham Church of England (Voluntry Controlled) Infant School – tel.  01622 737685 – for more information see school website
  •  Roseacre Juniors (Foundation) – tel.  01622 737843 – for more information see school website  
    The two schools, although on adjacent sites off the Landway, are quite separate.

The southern sector of the parish has:

  •  Madginford Primary School, Egremont Road – tel.  01622 734539 – for more information see school website 

Secondary Schools

 There are no secondary schools within the parish