Beaminster Pre-School

We are an independent Pre-school offering and extensive range of activities and play experiences, which support the children in extending their own learning, developing and reaching their potential at their own pace. Our large inside room is bright and welcoming, and we enjoy a huge outside space, along with an extensive nature area. We enjoy welly walks, and exploring the local town, countryside and facilities.


01308 863959


Venue address
C/O Beaminster St Marys Academy Clay Lane
West Dorset


Opening times
Mon: 09:00-15:30
Tue: 09:00-15:30
Wed: 09:00-15:30
Thu: 09:00-15:30
Fri: 09:00-15:30

Service Details

Vacancy information

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£15.00 per Session
Cost variations
£15 per 3 hour session. Lunch club available everyday at an additional cost of £3 per day.
Additional Information

Registered Daycare. We have had lots of SEND children referred to us by professionals. 30 minute lunch break for staff midday to 12.30pm. We provide a lunch club Monday to Friday within the setting (child needs to bring a packed lunch). Willing to take NVQ students as volunteers if in need of hours, also Yeovil / Weymouth College students. 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. Parents can use their Early Education funding entitlement at any time during opening hours. See for more information and to apply.

Age Range
2 years 0 months to 4 years 0 months

Ofsted Registered Details

Ofsted inspection result
Date of last inspectionInspection resultOfsted report
28/06/2018 Good View here
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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
Level entry by the doors.
Parking availability information
Parking outside the school (roadside).
Toilet facility information
Ground floor toilet, wheelchair accessible toilet.
Other Facilities
Two staffed members trained in SEND and some staff members trained in sign-a-long.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Local Offer

Support for children and young people with SEN and disabilities

We work closely with families and outside professionals to ensure each child is provided with any additional support required to allow them to reach their full potential. With continuously liaise with parents throughout the process of referral and support, we have well established relationships with other professionals and have experience working with children who have ASD (Autism spectrum disorder), EAL (English as an additional language) and physical conditions.

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Address: C/O Beaminster St Marys Academy  Clay Lane  Beaminster  Dorset

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