We Offer...

30 Hours free childcare for 3 & 4 year old children of working parents. Please get in touch with us or visit www.dorsetforyou.com/30hours for more information.

Daily Activities

We plan a wide range of different activities and topics for each term and follow the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum. We have plenty of toys, arts & crafts materials, musical instruments, outdoor toys, sand pit, gardening projects, books and much more to keep even the most energetic and inquisitive child busy and learning through different experiences. We provide a safe and nurturing environment for our children. Click here and see what we do...

“Pre-school has played a special role in my children’s lives, their development and enjoyment has been enhanced beyond measure by the care, focus and professionalism of these delightful staff." Parent comment

Click here to see results of 2015 Parent/Carer questionnaire


OFSTED Report 2016 – GOOD in all areas

In this Pre-school children are:

  • ' happy, safe & secure... sociable & considerate',

  • 'develop well across all areas of learning' gaining 'the key skills needed to move to school'

Opening Times

8.45am to 3.15pm Monday to Friday

Costs per Session

Hourly Rate £4.30
Morning 8.45am to 11.45am - £12.90
Lunch (45 minutes) - £3.23
Afternoon 12.30pm to 3.15pm - £11.83
Full Day £27.96

Dorset Local Authority Funding for children aged 3 and over; and eligible 2 year-olds. A new tax-free childcare subsidy worth up to £2,000 a year per child was introduced in the Autumn of 2015. All parents with children under the age of 12 are eligible, if they are in paid work and earn less than £150,000 a year. For every £8 paid by parents towards the cost of childcare, the state will provide a £2 top-up. The existing employer-supported childcare scheme will be repealed.

Dorset County Council Family Information Directory

For information regarding Special Educational Needs & Disability changes please click here or email familyinfo@dorsetcc.gov.uk