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Early Years Inclusive Learning Service

The Inclusive Learning Service is made up of the Early Years Forum, Portage Home Teaching Service and the Hazel Trees Education Nursery. The service works in partnership with parents/carers, schools and setting to deliver a high quality service for preschool children aged 0 - 5 with additional needs in Stoke-on-Trent.

Referral forms and other paperwork can be found on the link on this page.

Early Years Forum

The Early Years Forum is a monthly meeting of professionals who work for a range of agencies that provide services for young children. The Early Years Forum is for pre-school children aged 0 - 5 with additional needs.

Portage - Home Teaching Service

Portage is a home based teaching service for pre-school children aged 0 - 5 with additional needs and their families.

Portage Home Visitors work with the child and their families in the home from when a child is a few weeks old until they move into an early years setting or school. Please see the Portage page for more information.

Hazel Trees Education Nursery

The Hazel Trees Education Nursery is a multi-agency centre that supports pre-school children from Stoke-on-Trent aged 2 - 5 with development needs.

The professional make-up of the group includes a teacher and highly skilled Early Years Practitioners. In addition input is provided by professionals from a range of multi-disciplinary backgrounds, including health. 

Places at Hazel Trees nursery are allocated by the Early Years Forum. Please see the nursery page for more information.

Who to contact

Contact Name
The Early Years Inclusive Learning Service
01782 231285
01782 232292

Where to go

Hazel Trees
Duke Street

You can contact the Early Years Inclusive Learning Service by telephone on 01782 231285 and 01782 232292 or by email at

We are based at Hazel Trees, Duke Street, Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 3NR. The number for the buildings reception is 01782 232285.

For confidentiality reasons please do not email any forms or children's information to us without password protection; please post them to us at the above address.



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