Tel: 01844 345620

Admissions Information

We accept children from the age of 2, though these spaces are limited. Due to these limited spaces we will accept a 2 year old if they are not already accepted at another pre-school at the age of 3. This is to ensure continuity and the best for your child and to enable us to provide equal opportunities for all children. We will also consider children who are on the child protection.

We ensure children are adequately settled into the pre-school and this usually is agreed on a personal level, usually involving accompanied visits and gradually building up to unaccompanied ones. We advise that children start with a minimum of three sessions across three days. At all times staff will liaise with parents to agree this induction process and we will ensure each child’s personal needs are met. We will also consider children who are on the child protection register and children with additional needs.


Children are entitled to receive a funded place from the beginning of the first eligible full term following their third birthday, subject to the guidelines set by the Local Authority, not before this date. The administrator will be able to advise of when your child is eligible for funding.

How do I enrol my child?

Please complete the online registration form and our administrator will be in contact with you to arrange the next steps.

We have limited spaces
for 30 hour funded places,
please call or email the
preschool for more

Session Times

We are open from 9am-3pm Monday-Friday. We cater for children aged from 2 years to 5 years, offering all day, morning and afternoon sessions.

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Our Staff

The Secret Garden have experienced, caring and enthusiastic members of staff that are trained suitably with childcare qualifications or are working towards them.

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Contact Us

For further information or to book an open day please contact our Preschool Administrator, Anna Goldingay on 07759 582307 (Part Time) or 01844 345620 (8am-4pm).

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Rights Respecting

The Secret Garden Preschool has earned an Early Years Rights Respecting Setting Status Level 1!

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