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Preschool and All-Day Childcare

Open 47 weeks a year from 7.30am - 6.00pm

A Session costs £12

All Day Care from 7.30pm - 6.00pm costs only £37

Book now for free Taster Sessions

For appointments contact our Preschool Manager - Mrs Helen Harpin




Parents need to apply now for 30 hours free childcare for next term

We strongly encourage parents to apply by 30 November to get their code in good time for next term. They can find out more and apply at

If they're already using 30 hours, they’ll need to confirm that their details are up to date every 3 months to continue accessing a place. They can do this through their childcare account:

You can find more information and resources – including FAQs, posters, handouts and email content – to support you in communicating with your parents on the provider page of the Childcare Choices website:

Tax-Free Childcare opens to children under 6

Tax-Free Childcare launched in April this year and thousands of childcare providers and parents across the country are already signed up. From 24 November 2017, parents whose youngest child is under 6 or who has their 6th birthday on that day can apply online through the childcare service. Tax-Free Childcare means parents get £2 for every £8 they pay in to their childcare account. Find out more about Tax-Free Childcare in the attached FAQ.

You can sign up now to receive Tax-Free Childcare payments from parents, at:

If you’ve already signed up you don’t need to take any action.





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St Mark's Church preschool is a non-profit making charity and we have more than 40 years experience in providing children with the best possible start in life. we are located within St Mark's Church Community Center which is an outstanding location to provide a safe, caring, secure environment where children are nurtured and find enjoyment in developing their skills, knowledge and attitudes. We provide all day care for children from the age of 2 years right through to school age.

At St Mark's Church Preschool our teaching staff are our strength. We have extremely well qualified teachers who have many years of experience and we provide a high teacher to child ratio. Every child is different, every child is special and so we take time to develop unique learning plans for each child to ensure that we fully cultivate each child`s individual personality, developing their full potential.

St Mark's Church Preschool is proud of the fact that we are an accredited preschool, endorsed by Investors in Children. You should know that this is one more guarantee that your child will receive the best preschool experience possible at St Mark's. Before considering another preschool check to see if they have passed this standard.

St Marks preschool fun


welcome board

learning to read

Preschool Hall

Preschool Room

preschool small hall