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We are a pre-school group based in a spacious room leading to a secure outside self-contained garden/play area at Meadows Primary School in Duffield. We welcome children from the term after their second birthday up to school age.

  • Provide a relevant and structured curriculum through which
    the children are able to develop socially, emotionally, intellectually and physically
  • Provide an environment that supports learning through play
  • Ensure that all children feel included, valued and secure
  • Work in partnership with parents and other professionals to
    develop every child’s potential
  • Add to the life and well-being of our local community, and
  • Offer children and their parents a service which promotes
    equality and values diversity.
  • A safe, happy and stimulating environment
  • A high ratio of adults to children, 1 adult to 4 children for
    under three’s and 1 adult to 8 children for over three’s
  • An opportunity to engage in adult-led activities and learn to play as part of a group and independently
  • Encouragement to develop skills and attitudes that will be a firm foundation for learning
  • Opportunities to be imaginative and creative through art and craft, technology, music and role play
  • Encouragement to develop a sense of independence and
    have an awareness of, and appreciate the needs of others
  • A Key person who makes sure that what we provide is right
    for your child’s interests, needs and developmental progress
  • An ethos that sees parents as partners helping your child to learn and develop
  • A setting in which parents help to shape the services it offers