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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.

Bad Weather

We will let you know of any closures by text via Parentmail, 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 

Job opportunity

 Developing, brighter, futures.


We are looking for a caring, enthusiastic, self-motivated, Level 2/3 Early Years practitioner, part time, (term time only). 

 The idea candidate will have experience of planning for and working with rising 3 – 5-year, have excellent communication skills, a good working knowledge of the EYFS and, preferably, Basic Child protection, First Aid, and an understanding of SEND processes and accessing multi-agency support. We are committed to the continued personal development of staff and practitioners must be willing to attend additional training to maintain standards.

 Grove Pre-school is committed to safeguarding children and safer recruitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and 2 satisfactory written references.

 For more information or an application pack please contact Sarah Robbins by telephone 01275857614 email


It's Official: we have been awarded OUTSTANDING!

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

Dates for your diary   


Monday 4th Nov         Term 2 starts back.

Wednesday 4th Dec    Boogie Beat

Mon 16th Dec                Visit to Holy Trinity 10.30 

Mon 16th Dec              Children’s Christmas Party 12.00 -3.00 all children Parents                                     welcome from 2 p.m.

Mon 16th Dec             Last day of term

Mon 6th Jan 2020        Start of spring term    


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

Telephone number: 
01275857614 / 07749240004

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