Welcome to our Pre-school...

We know that starting pre-school is a very important milestone in your child’s (and your) life. To ensure a positive start, you and your child will need the support and encouragement that we can provide. We can reassure you that your child is in the care of caring, friendly, nurturing staff providing the highest possible childcare in a warm, safe, stimulating environment, helping and encourage your child to learn and develop, promoting  independence, self-confidence, consideration for others and good manners.

For your child, this could be the first time they have been apart from you on a regular basis. Some children adapt very quickly, others take a little longer it’s all perfectly normal. Either situation we will support you all to adjust to their changes and settle in well.


The aims of the pre-school are:

·         To provide a stimulating environment for the children to learn and develop from 2 years to school age.

·         To ensure the safety of the children at all times.

·         To achieve the desirable outcomes of the Foundation Stage Curriculum applicable to 3 & 4 year olds.

·         To provide equality and diversity to all the children and families in our pre-school.

·         To make the pre-school available to children and families in the local community.

·         To help and support children with special educational needs.

·         To help children and families to transition onto school with confidence.

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We will be using the service to contact parents who are following us, through SMS texts. This will be for networking information, such as, the pre-school is closed today due to bad weather, etc.

Term Dates 2018-19

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Autumn Term 2018

Open                 Wednesday 3rd September 2018

Half term         Monday 15th – Friday 19th October 2018
Pre-school        Friday 23rd November 2018

Last day           Wednesday 19th December 2019


Spring Term 2019

Open                 Monday 7th January 2019

Half term         Monday 18th – Friday 22nd February 2019

Last day            Friday 12th April 2019



Summer Term 2019

Open                 Monday 29th April 2019

May Day Bank

Holiday             Monday 6th May 2019

Half term         Monday 27th May – Friday 31st May 2018

Last day           Friday 12th  July 2019


Food Hygiene

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We are proud of our level 5 rating for Food Hygiene. Last audited on the 13th July 2017.

Find Us

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Birstall Methodist Pre-school,
Birstall Methodist Church,
Wanlip Lane,

Tel: 0116 2675690 Session Times

Tel: 07717 132564 Out of Session Times