Tolleshunt D'Arcy Pre-school

The pre-school outside play area featuring the artificial grassed area and sheltered play area.
The pre-school outside play area featuring the artificial grassed area and sheltered play area.

A Fun Place to Play and Learn

Tolleshunt D'Arcy Pre-school is an Ofsted 'Good' rated pre-school serving the D'Arcy community and surrounding areas of Tollesbury, Tolleshunt Knights, Tolleshunt Major, Goldhanger, Tiptree and beyond.

Set in the lovely grounds of the village primary school, we provide a fun, safe and stimulating learning environment for 2-5 year olds for up to 30 hours per week, 38 weeks per year. Funding is available, subject to eligibility.

Everyone is welcome to attend our pre-school, so please feel free to contact us and arrange to come along with your child for a visit.

The pre-school 'natural area' featuring digging box, bug hotel, potting shed, and mud kitchen.
The pre-school "natural area" featuring digging box, bug hotel, potting shed, and mud kitchen.

Current Interest: FOOD

Our home corner has become a supermarket where we can shop for a variety of food from our shopping lists. We will be talking about what choices are healthy and what choices are a treat.

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Curriculum Focus: PHYSICAL: HEALTH & SELF-CARE

We will follow this curriculum focus by: ‘Neeps and tatties’ will be on our menu in celebration of Burn’s Night and noodles, beansprouts, egg fried rice, sweet chilli sauce, pulled pork with plum s...

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WOW of the Month

The children love to share and celebrate their achievements and learning they do at home with their friends and staff at pre-school. This is shared as a group activity before the children go home at ...

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Being Healthy

In line with our Food and Drink Policy, we promote healthy eating and regard snack and mealtimes as an important part of our day. Eating represents a social time for children and adults and helps chi...

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Letter of the Week:

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Burns Night

This month we will be celebrating Burns Night. The children will be creating artwork of the poet Robert Burns, the author of many Scottish poems. They will be listening to a Robert Burns poem and ea...

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Chinese New Year

The children will be encouraged to copy Chinese letters and numbers onto a fan. For morning snack, they will be offered noodles, rice, bean sprouts, prawn crackers with sweet chilli sauce, pulled por...

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