What is a Playgroup?

Playgroup / Pre-schools offer:

  • Play and education sessions for children from 2.5 years to 5
  • Run by qualified members of staff
  • Children usually stay for sessions of 2-4 hours
  • A range of toys and equipment are provided for the children

Playgroups are registered and inspected by Ofsted. Inspection reports can be viewed on the Ofsted website.

Up to date list of Playgroups.

The Family Information Service aims to provide accurate, high quality, accessible and impartial information, advice and guidance on all registered and unregistered childcare facilities and other services currently available in your local area. Also Advice and guidance to develop and deliver out of school activities, including breakfast clubs and after school clubs.

Page last reviewed: 13/07/2022

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