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Woodland Learning Holiday Club

We are delighted to be able to offer our popular woodland learning holiday club again this summer on the following dates;

Tuesday 1st, Wednesday 2nd, Thursday 3rd August

Tuesday 15th, Wednesday 16th, Thursday 17th August

Tuesday 29th, Wednesday 30th August


Relief Practioner Job vacancies

Vacancy – Relief Practitioners



Prebend Pre-school wish to appoint additional relief practitioners to our staff team. We offer wrap around care from 7.30am to 6.00pm during term time and additional holiday clubs.


Successful candidates will:

·        have level 2 or 3 qualifications in childcare ideally

·        have good communication skills

·        work well within a team and on their own initiative

·        have a sound knowledge of the EYFS.

·        be willing to attend relevant training courses in order to further their personal development


Prebend Pre-school is a non profit-making charity and so regretfully we are only able to pay minimum wage and offer zero hours contracts only for these posts.


For further information and job descriptions for the roles please contact


Closing date for applications is Friday 21st October 2016. Interviews will take place during the afternoon of week commencing 31st October 2016.


N.B this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  Applicants must be prepared to disclose any convictions they may have and any orders which have been made against them.

Wraparound Care Available From September 2016

The staff and committee at Prebend Pre-school are thrilled to announce that we will soon be offering Wraparound Care.  Our extended hours (breakfast and after school club) are open to children aged 2 to 7 beginning September 2016.  We are also now opening outside of term time.

Managers Sue, Jeannine and Rosanna are aware of the need for extra hours to increase flexibility for parents and carers.

Now, with the kind co-operation of the managers of The Methodist Church Hall the setting will be open from 7 30am until 6pm Monday to Friday.

The fees and sessions are as follows:

7.30 am – 9am   (includes breakfast)                     £4

9am – noon        (includes mid-morning snack)   £12

Noon – 3pm                                                          £12

3pm – 6pm         (includes light bites at 4pm)       £12

3pm – 4pm                                                              £4

3pm – 5pm         (includes light bites at 4pm)         £8

7.30 am – 6pm   (special all day charge)             £36

Free (funded sessions) still apply during term time.

Potwell Dyke Grasslands Visit

We would like to say a big thank you to Mal and his colleagues at The Potwell Dyke Grasslands for a lovely visit.  Both children and adults had a great time identifying wild flowers and insects and pond dipping!