Between 1 January 2015 and 1 January 2020, 25 maintained nursery schools have closed. The table below sets out the number of outright closures and closures in order to merge with another school (amalgamation) in each of the past five years.
Maintaned nursery schools that have closed
Maintaned nursery schools that have closed for amalgamation
 This data has been taken from Get Information about Schools (GIAS, the Department’s register of schools). Responsibility for updating GIAS is shared between the Department, schools, and local authorities and therefore we cannot guarantee the accuracy of this data.