Welcome to Building Blocks
Pre-School & Daycare
Where Play is a Learning Experience
Now we are taking children from 6 months old
"Staff value each child's individuality. They support them well to build positive relationships and behave appropriately. Children demonstrate good manners and show tolerance and respect to each other. The staff is highly responsive to children's needs"- OFSTED, 10th March 2016.
Established in April 2015, Building Blocks Preschool and Daycare, provide high quality full and part time Early Years Education and wrap-around care for children aged 6 months to 5 years.
We are open 8 am. to 6.00pm for 51 weeks of the year to meet the needs of working parents. We also offer sessional care and we have a variety of government funded Early Education sessions for children aged 2, 3 and 4 during school term times.
Afternoon : 13.00-18.00
Full day 8.00-18.00
School day: 9.00 - 15.00
Short sessions 9.00 - 12.00.
For parents with siblings at School, we offer 9.00-15.00. sessions.
Early drop off at 7.45 am can be booked in advance.
Please contact the Preschool office for more information.
Additional Activities include: Anna Sparkles (Music, Dance, and Drama), Yoga (every other Thursday afternoon), French Lessons, Speech and Language Therapy, Abel Karate (every Thursday), Didi dance (every Friday afternoon), Cooking Club (Friday morning) and Click It (Computer classes every other Friday morning).
We are closed on bank holidays, between Christmas and new year and two days a year for staff training and development.
Please note ** Once you agree to take up a funded place at our preschool the funded hours will be claimed as-follows
*11.17 hrs a week – Stretched funding
*22.35 hrs a week – Stretched funding
*15 hrs a week – Term time funding
* 30 hours a week – Term Time ( extended entitlement )- subject to eligibility
*Adhoc / flexible childcare available for children registered at our setting (subject to availability).
Please drop an email for further queries.
Building Blocks Preschool and Daycare aims to provide a happy, caring stimulating and creative environment for your child.
Parents can sign up their children for extra circular activities There will be a small charge towards these classes.
Our staff are well qualified and trained to recognise the development needs of your child.