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About Us

Burpham Preschool was founded in 1966 and operates within the hall of the Church of the Holy Spirit, off New Inn Lane in Burpham. There is an enclosed garden area and playground at the front of the hall.

We have a highly dedicated team of trained and qualified staff who will ensure your child receives a happy, welcoming and friendly experience in which to socialise and learn  through play. We offer our children a play-based curriculum (based on each child’s current interests), which meets all the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum. It supports all aspects of their learning and development and encourages their in-built curiosity and desire to make sense of the world around them. It ultimately helps them to discover that learning is interesting and fun!


We hope that after visiting our website you will come with your child for a visit to meet us and our team, where you will have the opportunity to ask any questions and see first hand the quality of the childcare we provide.


We look forward to meeting you.

Our highly qualified staff will ensure your child receives

a happy, welcoming and friendly experience in which to learn

and socialise through play.

Our aims

  • To learn through play in a safe and stimulating environment

  • To enjoy the company of other children

  • To meet adults from outside the family

  • To develop at his or her own pace with plenty of adult support

  • To grow in self confidence by learning to choose from a range of activities

  • To gain independence while away from parents/carers


  • Play area and garden at the front of the preschool

  • Playing field at the rear of the preschool

  • Large indoor space

  • Dress up/role play area

  • Musical instruments

  • Book corner

  • Laptops to develop IT skills

  • Large car park at the rear of the hall

We also work closely with local schools to ensure your child is well prepared for the next stage of their learning journey.

Our Management

Burpham Preschool is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation, whose Trustees are nominated by Burpham Church PCC or appointed from the parent body. The trustees draw on advice from relevant professionals as needed, as well as parents and carers with an interest in helping children in their formative years.

All children benefit greatly from being included in the preschool as it encourages the development of helpful and caring behaviour.

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