About Us


Welcome to Ashdene Pre-School


Welcome to Ashdene Independent Pre-School. We are proud that Ofsted has awarded us an outstanding for the quality of our provision again. Our most recent inspection on March 11th 2016 awarded the Pre-School outstanding in all areas.


Our Vision 


To provide a quality early years education for every child, in an environment which values children as individuals and offers exciting and stimulating opportunities to learn through play supported by experienced and caring staff who have a deep understanding of and enthusiam for early years.  


About the Pre-School


The Pre-School is is a registered charity run by a voluntary committee and is a member of the Pre-School learning alliance. The Pre-school open between 8.45 am - 3.15 pm term time only, offering sessional and full time places for children aged between two and half and four.


The Pre-School has two large classrooms and a fantastic spacious outdoor play area. 


Our aims:


  • To provide a quality environment and excellent standard of early years education following the characteristeristics of effective learning.


  • To support and value children as unique individuals.


  • To provide play opportunities and exciting experiences that will allow children to progress in all seven areas of learning in the early years foundation stage. 


  • To build positive relationships with children and their families encouraging parental involvement in Pre-school.


  • To prepare children for the transition to primary school and encourage self-help and independence skills.


  • To be positive role models promoting respect and care for each other and our environment.

Ofsted Outstanding

When Ashdene Pre-School was last inspected it was graded outstanding by Ofsted in all areas March 2016.