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Brimscombe CE VA Primary School

Brimscombe CE VA Primary School

Do your best for yourself and each other

Pre School -The Ladybirds

At Preschool, we offer high quality childcare 8.45am- 3pm Monday to Friday in our purpose built learning areas for 3 year-olds. 

Robins Reception Class and Preschool Ladybirds share the large preschool room and a smaller reception classroom. The outdoor learning zone has been totally transformed in the past few years and boasts excellent resources. Take a look at our photos and see what fun we're having! 

With increased flexibility of staff, indoor and outdoor learning spaces and resources, as well as common themes and daily planned times together, we are offering our youngest children the best possible start at school.  

Mrs Birchley is our preschool teaching assistant. Mrs Singh, our Reception teacher, assumes overall responsibility for preschool as part of the Early Years' Department.

Play                                                                                                                                                    Learning through play is a big part of the early years experience. Children learn so much through play that it is a very important part of the school day with regular opportunities for structured and unstructured play. We encourage our children to be outside and active as much as we can.


We accept children from 3 years and take pride in ensuring a smooth transition into The Robin Reception Class as the children start school.  Parents can use the 15 hours of government funding towards childcare, with each additional session costing £8.50.  We organise nursery funding on your behalf.


We recommend you book a visit to see both preschool and the school in action. We look forward to meeting you and your little one.  Please call the school administrator, Sam Newman, on 01453 882474 for further information.


Ofsted 2021- "Children in Early Years explore imaginary worlds through well-structured activities. This enables them to practise their language well with each other." 


Ofsted 2021- "They develop strong social skills through collaborative play. Children's physical development is also well-developed through a range of resources and activities." 


Jellytots is held every Friday morning from 9am to 11am in our school hall and is for parents/carers and toddlers. There is plenty of opportunity for the children to play and socialise both indoors and out. Tea & Coffee is available.


Our EYFS staff painted by our Early Years children. 

Brimscombe Hill, Brimscombe, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 2QR

01453 882474

For hard copies please contact Mrs S Newman in the office