Mr T Mills-Bishop
Head Teacher

Rowans, Welwyn Garden City,
Hertfordshire, AL7 1NZ.
Waterside Academy is a business name of Agora Learning Partnership.
A charitable limited company, registered in England and Wales No 10290954
Registered Office The Orchard Primary School, Gammons Lane, Watford, WD24 5JW

01707 321203

Waterside Academy

Waterside Academy Nursery and

Rowans Pre School

Waterside Academy nursery currently has vacancies. Please contact the school office for further information.


Waterside Academy  nursery is part of Waterside Academy and is open from 8.55am to 12.00 midday. This provision is free to all parents. The Rowans Pre School is a separate organisation and is open from 12-12:30pm for Lunch club and from 12:30-3:00pm for Pre-school.

The two settings work closely together and a number of nursery children also attend the afternoons. Eligible families can use their Free 30 Hours Funding between the two settings.  


For more information about Rowans Pre-school please contact them by email at   or contact our Pre-school leader Lisa Dynes on: 07791 705358.

Applications for the Academy nursery should be made to the school office on the appropriate form. Please click here or ask at the office. For parents wishing to use both settings, please feel free to use this form and we can contact the Pre School for you.

Both settings warmly welcome visits from parents considering using them. For the school nursery, please contact the school office who will organise this for you.