About St. James' Cottage

Welcome to The Cottage website, here you will find our latest news and information as well as relevant policies and contact details.

Situated just outside Wimborne, we are close enough to reach, but have the benefit of being surrounded by idyllic countryside.

The Cottage strives to provide a home from home experience and our staff encourage children’s development and love of learning.

We offer convenient wrap round day care from 8am to 6pm, with 24 spaces available.

Have a browse to find out more and see what we’ve been up to recently.

Latest News / Events
Up and coming events…

Acorn Club Tuesday 19th June 1.40pm – 2.40pm

Acorn Club Wednesday 27th June 1.40pm – 2.40pm

Transfer Day Friday 6th July 1.30pm – 2.30pm

Last Day for Nursery Children Monday 23rd July

Summer Outing Tuesday 24th July

Leavers Party & Last Day of Term for School Children Wednesday 25th July

Summer Holiday Club Thursday 26th July – Friday 10th August

Holiday club (TTD) Monday 3rd & Tuesday 4th September

First Day of Autumn Term Wednesday 5th September

Zoolab Visit Friday 28th September

Newsletter Archive

Newsletter July 2018

Newsletter May 2018

Newsletter April 2018

Newsletter February 2018

Newsletter January 2018

Newsletter December 2017

Newsletter November 2017

Newsletter September 2017

Newsletter July 2017

Newsletter May 2017

Newsletter April 2017

Newsletter March 2017

Newsletter February 2017

Newsletter January 2017

Newsletter November (2) 2016

Newsletter November 2016

Newsletter September 2016

Newsletter July 2016

Newsletter May 2016

Newsletter April 2016

Newsletter March 2016

Newsletter January 2016

Newsletter December 2015

Newsletter November 2015

Newsletter October 2015

Newsletter September 2015

Newsletter June 2015

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“We found the care and attention that both our children received to be very good and the extended hours was a bonus. As the children got older, the holiday club and after school club really helped out.”

Wimborne Parent

“I have found the “The Cottage” to be a friendly, nurturing and educational environment or all three of my children. The Cottage offers a safe and secure setting and the ability for children to run outdoors whilst well protected. They have a close link with St James First School and encourage joint events. I found the attendance for activities at the main school, in my children’s’ final year at The Cottage, enables them to progress seamlessly into St James First School. I utilise both the After School Club and Holliday Club which the older children thoroughly enjoy.” 

Holt Parent


For our most recent Ofsted report click here

For the St James First School website click here

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