At Whetstone Baptist Church Pre-School children are encouraged to experience a range of play-based activities within a Christian environment.
Our curriculum provides opportunities for children to enjoy learning, grow in confidence and to progress towards early learning goals, as detailed in the Early Years Foundation Stage framework, in a safe, happy, caring and stimulating environment.
Through play, conversation and interaction with adults and peers the children are motivated to learn and develop lifelong learning skills.
We operate from two pre-school rooms, a large hall and a secure garden. Our sessions consist of
During these sessions we provide opportunities for children that support them across all areas of development.
We also hold ‘Stay & Play’ sessions; annual Sports Morning; Nativity service; and have special visitors from within the community, such as police officers, fire fighters and the school crossing patrol.
|Monday||9am-12pm||12pm-3pm (or 9am-3pm)|
|Tuesday||9am-12pm||12pm-3pm (or 9am-3pm)|
|Wednesday||9am-12pm||12pm-3pm (or 9am-3pm)|
|Friday||9am-12pm||12pm-3pm (or 9am-3pm)|
Government funding (FEEE) for up to 15 hours a week is currently available from the term following a child’s 3rd birthday. Funding is also available for 2 year-olds if certain criteria are met. See Leicestershire County Council website for more information.
The cost for unfunded children is £13 per session.
We work in partnership with St. Peter’s Primary School (Church of England Aided) and Badgerbrook Primary School to ensure our children have a smooth transition to school.
For more information about us, please download our welcome booklet.
If you would like to speak with someone about Pre-School, contact Pre-School Leader Lisa Cleaver on 0116 286 3145
"very welcoming, felt at ease with all the Playschool teachers"
"such a lovely, friendly playgroup"
"I would definitely recommend the playgroup"
Page last updated: 14 August 2021