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Little Ducklings Pre-School
'Tea and Tots' SessionsBe Prepared For Pre-school


Telephone: 01832 358085



E-mail: littleducklingspreschool1@gmail.com



Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/littleducklingspreschool.barnwell





Little Ducklings Pre-School is set in a large, former primary school in the lovely village of Barnwell, near Oundle.  We have a spacious building with a large lawn and a playground. 
We are a safe, developmentally-appropriate setting for children aged 2 to 5 years.  We provide before and after-school care and holiday clubs that include your older children.  We encourage life-long learning through
happy experiences and individually-paced programmes.
Parents find that we are the most reasonably priced, flexible form of childcare in the vicinity. 
Unlike other nurseries and pre-schools we have no hidden extras. 



Tell us what you want; we will work hard to accommodate you.


1.Come in, meet us and take a look at what we offer.



2.Reserve a place by filling in your child's Application form (available as a hard-copy in pre-school; alternatively print one here from our 'Prospectus' page).


3.Fill in our Registration forms with your new pre-school keyworker and choose a start date.






What makes us different from other Early Years settings?



  • NO registration fee
  • NO admission fees
  • We give you 3 hours for your child for free when you introduce a friend and they register with us
  • We have flexible hours to suit all
  • Parents, choose your own times for arrivals and departures
  • Only £4.50 per hour
  • We accept a range of childcare vouchers
  • Hot meals cooked on the premises at only £2 per meal (We give you 3 free child-meals with your 15 hour funding entitlement); free snacks and drinks during the day are provided
  • We take children of ages 2-5 (free government funding is available for all 3-5s and many 2s).  Ask us for information on your visit.


Do you have children currently not at a nursery or pre-school?  Do you have children who are under 2 years of age and are too young to start in our pre-school?  Do you want your child to learn to share, socialise and develop confidence? 


Come along to our 'Tea and Tots' open sessions.


We are open for non-registered parents and children each Thursday between 1.30 and 3.00 p.m. at £1.50 per family.  Everyone welcome to join us for a cup of tea or coffee; To relax, chat and meet friends while your children play and take part in organised activities. 


OFSTED came to visit us on 10th December 2012
Look out for our inspection report on the Ofsted website from 9th January 2013.
Below is a fragment of what was written about us.  It is very positive.

Pre-School Telephone: 01832-358085 (daytime) or 07866101476 (evenings). 
Registered charity: 1147296

Please see 'NEWS and THANKS' section for term dates and other information.



  * We are registered with OFSTED and are members of the Pre-School Learning Alliance.  Our policies have been adapted from those of the PLA to assist in our subjective and objective decision making.  

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