Ministries – Pre-School

Ofsted approved pre-school

Holcombe Brook Methodist Pre-school

We provide childcare for children aged from 2 and a half to starting school. We have a bright airy room where children have access to a number of activities including sand, water play, creative activities, role play etc. We also have an outdoor play area with slide, climbing apparatus, bikes etc. We also have a smaller room which is used for small groups. We follow Early Years Foundation Stage framework and the ‘Letters and Sounds Programme’. We hold the gold award under the Bury Council Golden Apple Award for healthy eating incorporating the ‘Brush Bus’ toothbrushing scheme.

Our opening times are 9am until 3pm, Monday to Friday during school term times. We also offer a lunch club, from 12.00 to 1pm every day, children bring their own packed lunch. We also offer a breakfast club from 8am to 9am each morning (subject to demand), breakfast is provided.

We are Ofsted registered and were last inspected in January 2022, Ofsted’s overall assessment was ‘Good’. All of our staff are experienced and are qualified to at least NVQ Level 3 in Early Years and Childcare. Our manager is qualified to NVQ level 5 and has a foundation degree in Early Years Childcare.

We operate an ‘open door’ policy which means you are welcome to call in for a look around any weekday morning, you do not need to make an appointment.

Funded childcare places are available to 3 and 4 year olds, and some 2 year olds may also qualify for a funded place.

Contact tel no: 07940 157452 (during opening hours)