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What-to-expect-in-the-EYFS-complete-FINAL-16.09-compressed.pdfProviding high quality childcare and education for children to nursery age.

Our Intent

Our aim is to provide a relaxed atmosphere with a stimulating learning environment free from discrimination where children can learn through play and are made to feel happy, safe and valued as individuals. The staff at Flamstead End Preschool are highly qualified and motivated. They bring a wide range of experience to the setting which is vital to our excellent reputation. We pride ourselves on working closely in partnership with our parents and carers, we greatly value their help, support and contribution. Flamstead End Preschool is committed to providing equal opportunities for all children and their families. Our activities and resources offer the children a chance to explore new experiences and extend their skills in all seven areas of learning and development within the Early Years curriculum. All children have the opportunity to …

  • Learn in a safe and stimulating environment.
  • Enjoy and explore and learn through their experiences.
  • Develop through activities which encourage physical, emotional and mental development.
  • Play, work and learn together, making a positive contribution to their learning community.
  • Develop self-confidence and increased independence.
  • Develop their fine and gross motor skills through fun purposeful activities.
  • Be creative through song, music, art and role play.

For September 2022 admissions information please click here.

Session Times

Monday to Friday

8:45 - 11:45

12:30 - 3:30

Term time only

Gate opening times

If you have a child in the preschool the pedestrian gate will not be opened until 11.40am and 2.55pm. Please do not arrive before this time. If you need to pick your child up early please see a member of preschool staff so the school office can be informed that you need to gain access earlier than normal.

The New Early Years Reforms

Learning in Pre-school

Talking about learning at Pre-School

Busy Fingers 

The Department for Education has published a new guide for parents, produced by Sheringham Nursery School and Children’s Centre – ‘What to Expect in the Early Years Foundation Stage’ (formally called ‘What to Expect When’) which guides parents and carers through what to expect in their child’s development. It aligns with guidance given to schools to help practitioners and parents. Please click on the link below to view the document. 

What to expect in the EYFS

Ofsted Report 2015


Please find below links to the BBC’s TIny Happy People webpage.

On the site you will find advice and activities for children 0-5. The links listed below focus on communication and maths for Preschool age children.

When do children learn to count?

Preschool development and language learning 

Pre-School Blog - Summer Term 2022

Please have a look at Tapestry to see what we have been learning in Pre-School.