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St Alban

St Albans Pre-school Play Group

5 stars

Usually responds within 12 hours

Member since Jun 2016 Last Updated Feb 2022 Last Login Jun 2022

Our Summary

Ofsted Registered
2 Year Old Free Childcare
3 and 4 Year Old Free Childcare

About Us

We are a friendly, caring preschool that caters for children from 2 to 5 years old. We operate on Mondays & Wednesdays from 9.00am to 12.45pm and on Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9.00am to 3.45pm. We also offer an early start of 8.45am if required.
Our setting enjoys the luxury of a large, light and airy hall. We have a secure outdoor area which children have free access to and offer a different range of activities every session. We follow the Early Years Foundation Stage criteria to ensure every child reaches their full potential. We have fun packed sessions and no day is ever the same. Each day we offer a adult led craft activity following the theme of the week. Children participate in fun cooking activities, we set up a new role play area every week and ensure our children get the most out of every session by learning through play whilst growing in both confidence and ability.
What sets us aside from the rest? St Albans Preschool is not only a great place for the children but the staff love it too. We have a long staying place in the community and the preschool saw it's 50th anniversary in 2014.
We have a very low turnover of staff and all our staff are experienced and fully qualified. We are a registered charity that has a strong emphasis on in creating a positive partnership with parents.We have excellent links with the local schools, particularly St John Fisher and Longfield, and put in place transition activities during the summer term to help children settle easily into school.
We are registered to receive both 15 or 30 hours government funding.
Children over the age of 3 (and some children over the age of 2) are government funded, and for those not yet funded we accept Childcare vouchers.
Other Information
If you would like to find out more, please feel free to pop in during session times, email us to speak to one of our teachers or arrange a viewing.

Our Availability

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Before School no no no no no no no
Morning yes yes yes yes yes no no
Afternoon no yes no yes yes no no
After School no no no no no no no
Evening no no no no no no no
Overnight no no no no no no no
Last Updated: 19/02/2022

Our Fees

  • Childcare from £18.75 per morning
  • Childcare from £15.00 per afternoon

£5 per hour care
£1 per week for snack

Our Ofsted Inspections

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26 March 2019
10 November 2015 - Good
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Below are the latest reviews for St Alban. Please note that reviews represent the subjective opinions of other Childcare.co.uk users and not of Childcare.co.uk. Parents must carry out their own checks and references on childcare providers to ensure that they are completely happy before enaging in the use of their services.

Amazing pre-school setting with great teachers and a great space for the little ones to develop and play. When you drop your little one off you know they will have a great day and that they will be loved and cared for. Much attention is being paid to one-to-one support. The setting has that wonderful feel like you are in a big family and gets the parents and the community together in the best of ways. It was the best choice for my two little ones !

  • 5 stars Overall
  • 5 stars Setting
  • 5 stars Cleanliness
  • 5 stars Food
  • 5 stars Communication

by Avatar for Roxy Roxy about Avatar for St Alban St Alban on 24/01/2022

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