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About Barby Pre-School

Barby Pre-School is a happy, friendly setting located in the Village Hall and at the heart of our rural community. We work hard to serve the needs of children and their families from a large surrounding area. We take children from the age of 2 and we currently offer places for 25 children.

The children are cared for by qualified staff. We maintain a ratio of adults to children which is 1 to 8 children over the age of 3 and 1 adult to 4 children under 3. In addition, we also have parent helpers when appropriate to complement these ratios.

We pride ourselves on doing our very best to meet the individual needs of each child. We aim to help all children in our setting to achieve their best, encouraging them through fun and play.

The Pre-School is based in Barby Village Hall which is located in the centre of the village and has its own car parks.  You can find us on our Contact Us page.  We have strong links with the Barby Primary School and visit them several times during the year as well as including a visit in our children’s final year with us to introduce them to the next stage of their education.  We also have a Mother and Tots group for children under 2 which meets once a week in the Village Hall and this provides an ideal introduction to the Pre-School environment.  Details of all the activities which take place in the village can be found on the Parish Council website. 

The Pre-school is registered and inspected by OFSTED Early Years.

The Voluntary Management Committee

We are a registered charity with a voluntary management committee. The committee manages the setting, with members who are elected from the parents of the children attending the pre-school. Elections take place at the Annual General Meeting in September.

The committee is responsible for:

  • Managing the setting finances;
  • Employing and managing the staff;
  • Ensuring the setting adheres to the policies that ensures a high quality service;
  • Ensuring the setting works in partnership with the children’s parents/carers.

If you are interested in joining the committee, please contact Rachael Siggers (Chairperson) on 079 2270 2237

Our Mascot

Having a Mascot is an excellent way of welcoming children into the setting, getting them excited about what they discover during their sessions and sharing their experiences from home and pre-school.

Edward the elephant is our Mascot. He loves to visit the children at home and enjoys listening to their favourite stories. During his stay he likes to choose a special story, which he and your child can share with their friends when they return to pre-school.

Zoo Animals
Our Parents Comments:

Parents comments:

"My twins just settled in at pre-school so perfectly!"
"Fantastic and convenient care for my child."
"Children always come back home smiling and happy."

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30 Hours Funding
30 Hour Funding available for eligible families here!
General
Parent Survey Summary
Thank you very much to everyone who completed our annual Feedback Survey. Please read the full article for a summary of your feedback.
Committee News
Ofsted Inspection June 2017
Ofsted came to inspect our pre-school on Friday 30th June and we are delighted to announce that we have retained our rating of GOOD. To see their report please read full article and click on the link.
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25th Anniversary
Did you know it's Barby Pre-school's 25th Anniversary this year? Watch this space for 25th Anniversary events coming up soon! See our new logo at the top of the website and read full article for how you can be a part of our celebrations!
Fundraising
Halloween Party
Barby Pre-school Halloween Party. Saturday 21st October, 16:30 till 18:30 at the Barby Village Hall. Fancy Dress competition, face painting, tuck shop etc. Tickets £5 and are available from Pre-School or Cat Sabine (ph 07909 680508)
Fundraising
Sainsbury's Active Kids vouchers - Thank you!
Thank you to everyone who collected vouchers for us. We collected 2083 points which have been redeemed for a wide range of equipment including balancing beams and a giant spinning top!
Committee News
Pre-School Committee
Interested in becoming a member of the committee to share your skills, gain new ones and be part of a great team? Please call Cat, our Chair, on 079096 80508 or speak to Debbie the Supervisor.
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Session Times

Monday to Friday
9.00am to 12.00noon and 12.00noon to 3.00pm 

Term Dates

Term 2

Monday 30th October - Teacher Training Day

Tuesday 31st October - Pre-school open to pupils

Wednesday 20th December - Term Ends

All 2017/18 Term Dates are available on the Term Dates page within Useful Information

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This website is intended to provide an insight into the running of the Pre-School and answer any questions that you may have. However, if you have any further queries then please do not hesitate to contact the staff on 07789 428463.

Address: The Village Hall, Kilsby Road, Barby, CV23 8TT.

Tel: 07789 428463 | Email: info@barbypreschool.co.uk | Charity No: 1037947 | Ofsted No: 219877

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