Meppershall Pre-school Day Care Centre has been in operation since 1972 and was registered with Ofsted in October 1992. The pre-school operates from the Village Hall located in the centre of Meppershall, Bedfordshire, preparing the under-fives for further education. The premises is accessible with no steps and wide doorways. Children also have access to an attached enclosed outdoor play area. The children are encouraged to learn through play in a welcoming and homely atmosphere.
At Meppershall Pre-school, we aim to provide a safe, caring and inclusive environment where children will develop to their full potential. Self-esteem and confidence are reinforced by praise and encouragement. As children progress through pre-school, they become more independent and self-reliant. But first and foremost pre-school should always be fun – learning to share and socialise with peers, enjoying all the activities on offer, having a good time without the pressure of continually needing to achieve.
In recent years pre-schools have changed radically. We now see ourselves as being the first contact parents have with the educational ladder. As such, we take our role seriously. We have a team of very experienced staff, who have access to support and the latest developments in childcare through our membership of the Pre-school Learning Alliance, in addition to highly valued parental support; during sessions, with fundraising and participation in the Pre-school Committee. However, our main concern will always be the wellbeing of our children and their families.