We are open Monday to Friday from 9am until 3pm with sessions from 9am to 12pm and 1pm to 3pm. We are registered for up to 22 children at each session from age two years until starting school. We are very proud to say that we have been judged OUTSTANDING by the OFSTED inspector.
Forming part of Charlton Mackrell Primary School, we have our own fantastic purpose-built premises with an enclosed outdoor decking area on our lovely rural site. The Preschool is overseen by the Early Years teacher, Mrs Carter-Rice with overall management provided by the governors of the school. We enjoy working together and often take part in joint activities. When old enough to move on to the next phase of their learning journey, children move on to Charlton Mackrell School and other schools in their catchment.
All sessions are run by our experienced team of qualified Early Years staff and we are proud that we are Forest School trained, which allows us scope to take the opportunities to spend weekly sessions in our local Forest School and also use our on-site facilities for some activities.
We offer up to 30 hours funded sessional care and up to 15 hours of free sessional care per week to children from the term after their third birthday. Funding is also available for eligible two year olds.
Sessions cost £15.00 plus a small charge for snacks. We accept payment by voucher schemes and are registered under the Government's Tax-Free Childcare scheme. Visit the Government website https://www.gov.uk/help-with-childcare-costs/tax-free-childcare to check your eligibility and how to open up your Childcare Tax-Free Account with them using the Government Gateway. For more information on childcare options, please visit https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk/.
For more information or to arrange a visit, please telephone the School Office on 01458 223329, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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To request a change in hours, please download the change of session times form and return to the school office.