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Grove Pre-school is privately owned and registered in 1992. The pre-school operates in Nailsea, North Somerset.

The preschool offers sessional care and education in term time for 2, 3 and 4 year olds at the Grove sports centre with direct access to an enclosed outside area and enclosed garden also use  of the playing fields for larger physical play, nature walks etc. The staff have several years of experience working in the long established group.

There is also some 2-year-old funding available you can find out more at 

or call North Somerset council

The preschool were judged to be Outstanding in their Ofsted Inspection and also received the Bristol Standard for Early Years. We are fully inclusive and all children are welcome to attend the group.

What Parents Say:

Bringing in and using Tapestry – Very easy to share between home and preschool. Lots of different activities and the way interests and topics flow through.

The staff are amazing. The children love the team.

Safe environment, Lovely staff. Children are enthusiastic and engaged with Grove Pre-school.

All of the above

I like that you don’t keep in enclosed in the class. I like that you take her out on the field and for walks.

Lovey staff, The different themed activities, small group activities, Tapestry.



What the children like:

All the teachers and staff. Mrs Needham says E

The teachers, his friends and the toys/games

The toys and how they are changed over for new ones. Stories, singing, painting, craft, making things.

Painting, reading, letters, wellie walks, playing. Friendship, love and affection.

F enjoys going out on the field and doing P.E. She also enjoys coming home with a new book each week.

Playing in the sand pit, Forest school, Packed lunch day.


We will let you know of any closures by via Parentmail, Tapestry memos our hidden Facebook page, our open Facebook page and on this website. We will get the information to you as soon as possible and for us to do this we will not have time to respond to individual enquiries.


Latest News 

Head over to our open Facebook page:

Grove Preschool Nailsea | Facebook

Previously rated Outstanding. Now under new management awaiting rating.

Please click on Ofsted Reports for our very last Outstanding Ofsted Report Oct 2015. View more

Dates for your diary   

Term dates

Term 1 06/09/2021- 22/10/2021 Autumn

Term 2 01/11/2021 -14/12/2021   "

Term 3 04/01/2022 - 18/02/2022 Spring 

Term 4 28/02/2022 - 08/04/2022    "

Term 5 25/04/2022 - 27/05/2022

Summer Bank holiday- 03/05/2022

Term 6 06/06/2022 - 22/07/2022   "

Funding starts for the period following 2nd/3rd birthday

1st September/ Autumn,

1st January/ Spring,

1st April/Summer. Funding for term 4 will be included up to 31st March in Spring funding and from 1st April in Summer funding period

New families or visitors please use the contact form for more information or to arrange a visit.

Pop over to our Open Facebook page Grove Preschool Nailsea | Facebook for more details, photos, a parents view etc.






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Grove Sports Centre
St Mary's Grove, Nailsea,
North Somerset, BS48 4NQ

Telephone number: 
07722326993 / 07749240004


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