Welcome to our website

We hope that our website will give you a taste of what life is like at our lovely Pre School.  Our aim is to provide a happy, secure, caring and stimulating environment for our children where they can learn through play and reach their full potential. 

We are a community-run pre-school owned and run by a management committee made up of parents and carers. This empowers the parents or carers to have a real role in their child's education. 

Our pedagogy/ethos

"Children are poweful learners, every child can make progress in their learning with the right support"

We follow each child's lead in play, following their unique physical, emotional, learning and development needs by; listening to others, observing them and playing alongside them scaffolding their play and development as needed. We offer an enabling environment for high quality play, offering provocation alongside a variety of resources, some continual; wooden blocks, art trolley, home corner, book area. 

We are a 'family' offering the love, care and support to each individual child and their family.

Our pre-school at Charlton's Old Schoolroom

Take a virtual tour, and meet the staff!

We're sorry you won't be able to come inside Pre-school to check out all that preschool has to offer so instead we've made this video for you to watch, so that you can get to know us all before you arrive on your first day!

As always, if you have any questions about your child's upcoming place at preschool, contact us and we'll be glad to help.

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Key Information

Term times, curriculum, policies, fees and other essential information about our pre-school.

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Baby and toddler group

During the Covid-19 pandemic, our Toddler group is suspended.  We hope to be able to reinstate this later in 2021 if circumstances permit.

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Forest School

We love being outside and our weekly Forest School mornings enable the children to experience nature first hand

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Play and learn every day!

We are based in the Old School Room in Charlton where we have the benefit of a large garden with a sandpit, a log cabin which we use for role play, paved areas for riding trikes, a mud kitchen area and a large planting area where we grow vegetables and flowers.  We like to spend as much time as possible outside and have a Forest school session on Wednesdays during most of the year.

What our parents say:

It's such a beautiful pre-school with wonderful teachers that give so much love and care! Sophie Plant

You have gone the extra mile at every opportunity building her self confidence...and generally providing a fun and caring place for her to grow and learn, I am forever grateful. Kerry Wood

Thankyou all for the incredible job you have done this year in keeping preschool open, safe for us all and lots of fun for the girls. Rebecca and Jay Sutton

It has been wonderful watching him flourish and grow - he wouldn't be where he is without you, you've done an amazing job.

Thankyou for everything you have done... you've played a huge part in his early years and we appreciate everything you do! Liss and Chris Ainsworth

What our children say:

Thankyou for the toys, playing with the cars and playing with me.

I love you and thankyou for looking after us everyday at preschool. 

Thankyou for playing with me.