Santa’s Workshop

The children have fully embraced the Christmas theme and loved creating in ‘Santa’s workshop’. During the next week the children will be encouraged to join in with many other Christmas themed activities ranging from using their funky fingers to create pomanders; supporting number recognition and counting with tree fun; develop turn taking skills as they […]



A Party in Bethlehem!

The sparkle and excitement of Christmas has arrived at Pre-School! Over the next two weeks the children will be learning the songs for our one off and not to be missed ‘Nativity’. This year it is called ‘A Party in Bethlehem’. Once we have confirmation of who is going to be at the nativity on […]

Applying for School places

If your child is due to start school in September 2018 you need to apply for their school place by mid-January 2018. The best way to apply is online but we do have a few paper forms at Pre-School. If you miss the January deadline there is a risk you will not get a place […]

30 hours entitlement

If you are intending to apply for the 30 hour free entitlement please remember applications need to be in by the 30th November to ensure you receive the additional 15 hours. If you need any assistance please contact Isla (accounts ) on


Handa’s Hen

A big thank you to those who helped on the chocolate tombola stall and to those who visited the Christmas fayre on Saturday. It was lovely to see so many of you there and for them to show you where we go on our regular visits to school. This week, our last week before we […]

Can you help?

Ramsbury Pre-School is a charity, only able to operate due to a dedicated team of unpaid volunteers who make up the Pre-School committee. Without Trudi Taylor (chair), Paul Segal (treasurer), Alison Fellows (Secretary) and other committee members including Shelly Baverstoke-Seaman, Sophie Martin, Averil Finn and Helen Foley the Pre-School would not legally be able to […]



Handa’s Surprise!

This week we are traveling to the beautiful continent of Africa as we explore the wonderfully illustrated story of Handa’s surprise. The children have had a brief introduction to Africa as we have recently sent a personalised book to Lawra in Ghana (through the ATE charity) about our Pre-School elephant, Emily Elephant and the adventures […]

We’re looking for passionate, professional and enthusiastic people.

Ramsbury Pre-School is looking for passionate, professional and enthusiastic people to join us as we move into our brand new building in the heart of Ramsbury Village. We believe that a strong team is the key to offering the best childcare, and work hard to offer all our staff continued professional development. If you are qualified […]


…and the Gruffalo’s Child!

As we approach the third week in this term we are continuing with our book theme and following on from the very enjoyable and successful ‘Gruffalo’ theme we are looking at the story ‘The Gruffalo’s Child’. One big focus will be to encourage the children to talk about them as a baby and how they […]

Gruffalo week!

This week our book focus will be ‘The Gruffalo’ with a little firework magic along the way. The children will kick start the week with a little describing of fireworks, how they made us feel and a little whizz pop number fun. The children will also be encouraged to get a little messy and to […]


New Mobile Number for Pre-School

Pre-School has a new mobile phone. The number is 07379861779. We will use the mobile where we are out on visits or on walks around the village, and if required to send group texts to update you all on any possible Pre-School closures. There is also now an answering service on the land-line number.

Lots of room on the broom!

We hope you have all enjoyed a fabulous half term break and enjoyed some of the glorious autumn sunshine. We are all very excited about the start of the new term and keen to hear all about your children’s adventures. Please send them in with any objects they have found, a picture of their adventures […]




This week we will be enjoying the short week with fun and colourful celebrations all linked with the festival ‘Diwali’. We are thrilled to welcome Mamta Canning into Pre-School on Monday morning to lead some Diwali dancing and to talk about what her family do to celebrate Diwali. The children will listen to a range […]

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

The sun shone us this past week and the children loved all the bear hunt activities. Due to the popularity of bears we are moving on to ‘Goldilocks and the three bears’. The children will continue to mix and create their own porridge creations (a real hit with the children if somewhat messy!); explore soft […]

Carpet time