Opening Times

  • The pre-school is open for 38/39 weeks each year
  • Closed during normal school holidays
  • Open Monday and Friday 9am to 3pm
  • Open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9am to 12pm
  • We offer a lunch Club on Mondays and Fridays, 12.00 noon to 1.00 pm
  • We provide care and education for children aged from 2 years up to school age

Free Early Education
All 3 and 4 year old children in England are entitled to 15 hours of free early education each week for 38 weeks of the year. Once your child is 3 years old you can start claiming free early education from any of these dates:

• 1 September
• 1 January
• 1 April

Children aged 2 years
Some children in England may also be entitled to free early education, however to qualify you must be receiving one of the following:

• Income Support
• Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)
• Income-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
• Support through part 6 of the Immigration and Asylum Act
• The guaranteed element of State Pension Credit
• Child Tax Credit (but not Working Tax Credit) and have an annual income not over £16,190
• The Working Tax Credit 4-week run on (the payment you get when you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit)

Children looked after by a local council are also entitled to a place.
If your child’s eligible, you’ll be able to start claiming from any of these dates after they turn 2 years old:

• 1 September
• 1 January
• 1 April

Contact your local council to check if your child’s eligible.