Welcome to Blackboys Pre-School (incorporating an After school club and Holiday clubs), a non-profit making pre-school (registered charity no. 1026132) run by a dedicated team of pre-school education professionals led by an enthusiastic parent-led committee. We’re committed to providing a first-class pre-school – one that competes favourably with rivals in the private sector. Blackboys Pre-School is celebrating its 33rd anniversary this year, having started back in 1984.
Here are just some reasons why we believe we offer your child the very best start in their education:
- Strong links with several local primary schools- ranging from Blackboys C of E Primary School and Framfield School to those further away in Uckfield and Heathfield. Other local villages from where children attend the Pre-school include Buxted, Hadlow Down, Cross in Hand, Horam, Waldron, Halland, East Hoathly and Five Ashes
- Experienced manager and deputy, along with caring staff and an enthusiastic committee
- Staff trained in Montessori and Forest School principles
- Ofsted registered- awarded a GOOD in all areas in our recent April 2016 inspection
- A peaceful rural setting, with an allotment of its own located adjacent to the preschool, where chickens are kept and outdoor cooking takes place
- We welcome children between 2 to 5 years old in the preschool and those between 2 to 11 years old in the After-school club and Holiday clubs
- We qualify for 2 year old funding
- We are open Monday to Friday from 7.45am to 6pm, with morning and afternoon sessions available, incorporating a Breakfast and After school club during term time, as well as a Holiday club, numbers allowing
Our goal is to provide you with all the information you need to enable you to make an informed choice. Please view our prospectus and contact us if you would further information or arrange for a free taster session.