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    Celebrating 30 years!

    2016 marks our 30th year as Wickwar's pre-school. We'll be celebrating with the children and hosting some brilliant events to raise money for our charity and hope that you'll join us.

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Welcome to Wickwar Pre-School

Wickwar Pre-School is open to all children aged from 2 years to school age and operates from the community room attached to the local school, Alexander Hosea, in the village of Wickwar in South Gloucestershire.

The Pre-School is committed to providing a Learning environment which promotes the learning and development of all children in their care whilst learning through play. The setting works in accordance with the requirements set out in The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), the statutory framework setting the standards for learning, development and care for children from birth to five, Department for Education and Skills (2014).

If you would like to arrange a visit or discuss how we can meet your child’s needs, please contact wickwarpreschool@hotmail.co.uk.


Our School

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Meet the Staff

We have a team of five staff that work with the children. Three members of staff hold level three qualifications in childcare and education and the Pre-School leader holds BA Hons Degree in Early Childcare Development, all our qualified staff are paediatric first aid trained. The Pre-School also has two back up supply staff to cover illness, holidays etc, one of which is level three qualified and paediatric

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Admissions

Children may enter Wickwar Pre-School Caterpillar Club when they are 2 years old, then progress to Butterfly Club from their 3rd birthday. If you are new to the village, or your child has not entered the Pre-Sschool through Caterpillar Club, there is no problem with starting at any age up to 5 years old. You should request entry to the Pre-School via a registration form, available

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Getting Involved

Our setting recognises that parents are the first and most important educators of their children. There are many ways in which we work with parents to ensure we provide a welcoming and stimulating place for children and staff, such as: Exchanging knowledge about their children’s needs, activities, interests and progress with our staff; Helping at sessions of the setting; Sharing their own special interests

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