Blakesley Pre-Schoolmenu ☰


Successfully run

by a committee of staff and

parents since 1965


"Children thrive in an environment that promotes

their physical and emotional safety and security

preparing them for further learning."

Ofsted Nov 2014


"Children enjoy their time at the playgroup.

Activities and experiences closely match their interests

because staff know them very well."

Ofsted Nov 2014



Are you are thinking of sending your child to pre-school?


The best way to find out if our preschool is right for your family, is to come and meet us and get a feel for our setting. We are a small rural preschool in Blakesley, on the outskirts of Towcester.


If you're interested in visiting, simply contact us on the details below.


You can also find us on facebook by searching @blakesleypreschoolcommunity



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Preschool admissions 


We accept children from 2 years of age. We open Monday - Friday 9am-3pm term time. We offer a morning session 9am-1pm where the children have a packed lunch brought in from home, or an all day session 9am-3pm.


All children aged 3 or 4 years old are offered 15 hours per week funded childcare by the government. This comes into effect the term after their 3rd birthday. Some children may be eligible for 30 hours per week funding:


We offer funded places, please check the links below for eligibilty:



3 and 4 year funding


2 year old funding


All hours that fall out of the eligible funding will be charged at our current hourly rate. 



What is Early Years Pupil Premium? (EYPP)


Additional funding is available for your child's early education setting to support your child if they are entitled to the EEYP. Find out if your child is eligible by visiting: