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All children wishing to attend the Pre-School must first register their names using the registration form.  There is a £50 fee for registering, which guarantees they are put onto the waiting list for admission when places become available. 


Children can claim their universal 3/4 year old 15 hours free entitlement funding the TERM AFTER their 3rd birthday.  Children are able to claim up to 15 hours which can be used flexibly over the week.

We are also able to offer 30 free hours flexibly over the week if families are eligible. To check if you are eligible please visit 

Funded places for non working parents of 2 year old's are available, eligibility criteria applies and parents should view the Cheshire East Council website for further details. 

New funding (15 hours) is available from April 2024 for working parents of 2 year old children. This will increase to 30 hours from September 2025. More information regarding funding and help paying for childcare can be found on the Cheshire East Council website at Childcare (


Pre-School fees are issued half termly in advance with all reductions included.

We offer extra curricular activities in regular sessions throughout the year at an additional cost. We do also have guest activities depending on the children's interests

and time of year. Please organise a visit to discuss in more detail.


Please download and complete the Registration Form and send it by email or post to:



Ashdene Pre-School

Thoresway Road




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