Little Birch Pre-School

Seasonal pre-school care for children aged 2 years up to 5 years. The pre-school follows the Early Years Foundation Stage. We are housed in a building providing a safe and stimulating atmosphere where children can thrive and learn through play with experienced and qualified staff. A friendly, welcoming, child centred preschool that encourages creativity and responds to the individual needs of children and families.


07929 363291


Venue address
Blandford St Mary C Of E Va Primary School Birch Avenue
Blandford St Mary
Blandford Forum
DT11 9QD
North Dorset


Opening times
Mon: 07:45-15:30
Tue: 07:45-15:30
Wed: 07:45-15:30
Thu: 07:45-15:30
Fri: 07:45-15:30

Service Details

Vacancy information

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£15.00 per Session
Cost variations
Lunch club 11.45am to 12.30pm costs £3.50, children bring own lunch. £15 per three hour session (8.45am to 11.45am or 12.30pm tp 3.30pm). Breakfast club 8am to 8.45am, breakfast provided £3.50.
Additional Information

Registered Daycare. If you qualify for 30 hours funding, then all times are covered, as long as times attending does not exceed 30 hours. Otherwise funded hours can be used Monday to Friday 8.45am to 11.45am and 12.30pm to 3.30pm. Provision has an inclusion / equal opportunities policy. Please note that a place in a school nursery does not guarantee admission to the school on site. Parents/carers must apply for a place at the school if you want your child to transfer to the school’s reception class. See for more information and to apply.

Age Range
2 years 0 months to 4 years 11 months

Ofsted Registered Details

Ofsted inspection result
Date of last inspectionInspection resultOfsted report
14/06/2017 Good View here
Ofsted Report notes
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Registration details
Registration numberOfsted registration date

Early Education

Free early education places
15 Hours For 2 year olds
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15 Hours For 3 & 4 year olds
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30 Hours For 3 & 4 year olds
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Wheelchair accessible
Ramp to main entrance. Wide doorways. Wheelchair accessible toilet cubicles.
Parking availability information
Street parking or with a school permit pass, parents can park in the school car park.
Toilet facility information
Ground floor toilet, wheelchair accessible toilet.
Other Facilities
Staff trained, special educational needs co-ordinator, free flow activities available indoor & outdoor.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Local Offer

Record Last Updated
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Address: Blandford St Mary C Of E Va Primary School  Birch Avenue  Blandford St Mary  Blandford Forum  Dorset

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