Hedge End Village Hall Preschool is situated in the old library building of the Village Hall, St John's Road, Hedge End, SO30 4AF.
Our car park is just off Allotment Road, which is the one-way lane from Burseldon Road running behind the Police Station.
Term Dates for 2018/2019 can be found here, or you can download them as a PDF.
Dates for your Diary:
23rd April - 23rd July 2019
Half Term 27th - 31st May
INSET days 22nd & 23rd July
Thursday 11th July – Teddy Bears Picnic for our new children who will be joining in September
Monday 15th July – Graduation Ceremony
Friday 19th July – Last day of term, end of year PARTY!!!!
Thursday 5th September - Preschool reopens for the new school year
Hampshire School Calendar 2019-2020
4th September - 20th December 2019
Half Term 28th October - 1st November
INSET days 4th September & 19th December
6th January - 3rd April 2020
Half Term 17th - 21st February
20th April - 22nd July 2020
Half Term 25th - 29th May
INSET days 20th, 21st & 22nd July
Our Preschool Day:
9.00am Doors open, Children’s self- registration
Throughout the morning the children will be exploring around the room and outside provision where we focus on “in the moment” with them. This is where we let the children learn through what their interests are that day and next steps are achieved instantly.
9.30am Children to sit in keyworker groups to see what they would like to do today.
9.35 – 11am Snack bar opens.
11.35am Tidy up time.
11.45am Cohort groups activity (adult-led) followed by singing.
12.00noon Doors open, afternoon children joining for lunch.
12.10pm Hand washing & sit down for lunch.
Throughout the afternoon the children will be exploring around the room and outside provision where we focus on “in the moment” with them. This is where we let the children learn through what their interests are that day and next steps are achieved instantly.
1.45-2.15pm Preparation to begin with the children and snack bar opens.
2.15pm Tidy up time.
2.20pm Keyworker groups talking about experiences of the day.
2.30pm Doors open for leavers, Music & Movement for the remaining children.
3.00pm Doors open and preschool closes.
If you would like to join our Preschool, you can download an application form here.
Please call Becky on 01489 795546 to enquire about availability and funding.
We offer the following sessions Monday to Friday, term time only (38 weeks per year)
Morning Sessions are 9/9.30am to 12/1pm
Afternoon Sessions are 12/1pm - 2:30/3pm
The children have their lunch between 12pm and 1pm.
All day sessions are 9/9.30am - 2.30/3pm.
Use your 15 hours of Early Years Education funding in the way that best suits you and your child. If your child does not yet qualify for funding, or you wish to use additional hours, we charge £5.00 an hour (updated from October 2018).
We accept the 2 year old funding - to check your eligibility for this, please click here.
We also have a limited number of spaces for the 30 hours extended funding, please get in touch with us to check latest availability.
**Please note that as of September 2019, children will need to bring in their own healthy snack for each session they attend. Information has gone home to those already on register who will be staying next year, and will be discussed with the parents of new starters. Please call us if you have any questions on this new policy**
Charity number 1182118
Ofsted registered number 110521