Woodland Trust

Contact details

Tel: 07511 098 720

Email: chieveleypreschool@gmail.com


The Village Hall
RG20 8TE

Charity Number: 1048094

Help us to Raise Funds for the Preschool

Visit our fundrasing site

Order with www.yellowmoon.co.uk (enter source code CHI9527)

Just Text Giving tel: 70070 enter CPSC22 £3

Parent Committee

Chair -Juliet Ryder

Vice Chair - Iona Mountain

Treasurer - Lucy Hislop

Secretary - Jo Byrne

PR Advertising - Jo Ellis

Parent Rota - Su McDonald

Uniforms - Lucy Lubbe

Social Secretary - vacancy

Members - Julia Nesbitt, Vanessa Bell, Tricia Johnson, Cathryn Millward


Manager - Sarah

Deputy - Sam

Senior Pre-School Assistant - Catherine

Preschool Assistants -  Gina, Deborah

Relief Staff/Cover - Helen, Juliet, Jenny, Leanne

Administrator & Admissions - Jenny

Chieveley PreSchool Staff

Our Awards

Green Trees Bronze Award

Gold for Smiling for Life Nutrition

Sunsafe Award


Chieveley PreSchool 

Grant funding (15 hours per week) available from the term after child's 3rd birthday, or for more details on an application for 2 year old funding see www.westberks.gov.uk/fe2

Policies and other Useful Documents

Facebook page - for parent/carer only

TERM DATES 2017-2018

Privacy Notice - West Berks Council


Policies and Procedures (May 2017)

Code of Conduct - for staff, parents, visitors

Ofsted Inspection June 2015

SunSafe Fact Sheet 2014

Forthcoming Dates 2016

15th May - Committee meeting 7:45pm

23rd May - Day Trip (details to follow)

26th May-4th June = HALF TERM HOLIDAY

19th June - Committee Meeting

20th June - 9am Portrait photography

6th July - 10am Sports Day

25th June - Chieveley Fete

20th July - end of term Party

21st July - 5th Sept = SUMMER HOLIDAYS

6th Sept - Term 1 begins

20th Oct-29th Oct = AUTUMN HALF TERM

30th Oct - Open for term 2

20th Dec - last day of term

21st Dec- 3rd Jan = Christmas HOLIDAYS

4th Jan - Open for term 3




Chieveley Pre-School

*STAFF VACANCY ~ Relief Cover Pre-School Assistants*

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Chieveley Pre-School is for children aged 2½* to 5 years old. We are a friendly, parent run and charity based pre-school in the village of Chieveley, West Berkshire.
*we will take children from 2 years old subject to ratios, please enquire


  • Large, bright and airy indoor space with a covered outdoor area
  • Wide range of stimulating and inspiring resources and play equipment
  • Easy and safe access to village recreational grounds for outdoor learning
  • Teaching sessions

  • Experienced, qualified and enthusiatic staff, managed by Sarah
  • Small session sizes ensuring individual care and attention
  • Free flow for playtime - children can chose and move between activities freely
  • Sessions eligible for grant funding or split with other providers
  • Smoother transition to primary schools - we have good links to a number of schools in the area
  • Varied activities including waterplay, creative time, music and sports sessions and much more! Yogabellies, Boogie Mites
  • Option to use childcare vouchers for fee payment
  • Good links with childminders and nurseries in the local area for wrap around care
  • Our Aims

    • Provide high quality care and education for children from the age of 2 to 5 years
    • Work in partnership with parents to help children to learn and develop
    • Add to the life and well-being of the local community
    • Offer children and their parents a service that promotes equality and values diversity

    And most importantly, we encourage children to learn through play!

    Weekday sessions (term time only)


    Early Start (£2.25)


     Morning session 

    (£11.25 + 35p snack)


    Lunch Club


    Afternoon session

    (£13.50 + 35p snack)

     Monday   08:45 - 09:15

      09.15 - 11.45


    11:45 - 2:45pm

     Tuesday  08:45 - 09:15

      09.15 - 11.45 


      11.45am - 2.45pm   

     Wednesday  08:45 - 09:15

      09.15 - 11.45 

     11:45-13:00   11.45am - 2.45pm
     Thursday  08:45 - 09:15

      09.15 - 11.45 

     11:45-13:00   11.45am - 2.45pm
     Friday  closed




    Lunch is held at 12pm for children staying for the afternoon session. Lunches are packed lunchboxes brought in by the children. A snack is served cafe style from 10am, provided by the pre-school for a nominal charge.

    If you would like to find out more or come in and visit please complete an Application to Visit form and email it to chieveleypreschool@gmail.com or call on 07511 098 720.


    We have a team of talented members of staff who run the pre-school sessions for the children.

    Sarah  is Manager with over 14 years childcare experience in a variety of settings; nurseries, as a nanny and as a childminder. She brings a fresh approach to the preschool and has an NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and hands on experience as a mum of 3!

    Gina has been working as a Preschool Assistant on a part-time basis at the pre-school for several years. As a key worker for a number of children she has managed to develop and encourage even the most reticent children at the pre-school. She is has recently completed her CYPWD Level 3 qualification.

    Sam is our Deputy Manager and has 10 years experience of working within a preschool setting. She is level 3 qualified and is the Pre-School SENCO, in addition she manages the Every Child a Talker programme. Sam brings new ideas and an enthusiastic approach to Pre-School.

    Deborah has been an inclusion support assistant since mid 2014 and is now a Pre-school Assistant. Her calm and gentle approach encourages even the quietest children to gain confidence. She is currently studying her level 2.

    Catherine is the latest member to join our team, as a Pre-School Assistant. Catherine is a mum of two and has many years of experience within childcare, including as a self employed childminder and Nursery Assistant. She has a passion for the arts and crafts and enjoys sharing her creativity with the children. Catherine is CYPW (Children Young People's Workforce) Level 3 qualified.