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Play Along Pre-School

Places available for key worker parents? YES

We are a Pre-school, situated in Millbrook Primary School. We open term time only to 3-4 year olds. Our opening hours from January will be 9.10-3.00, due to Covid restrictions and staggered start and finish times through school.

All our staff are experienced and passionate about their role, we do not have a large staff turnover, most of our staff have worked together for the past 20 years which provides consistency for the children and the families attending our setting.

We have had lots of experience over the years working with children with a wide range of varying levels of additional needs within the Autistic spectrum to physical needs.  We have always attended any relevant training when a child has been in need of attention ie epi-pen, tube feeding, mobility etc.  Due to Covid 19, we closed in March and reopened on the 15th June.  We have attached our current risk assessment, which outlines the measures we have put in place to keep our children, their parents and our staff safe.

 Due to Covid and following Government guidance our school is implementing staggered start times therefore Play Along opens at 9.10am, parents are met at the school gate and staff bring the children into school.  At home time staff take the children out to parents. All guidance for Infection Control is strictly followed, for further details please contact us.

Ofsted Report


Who to contact

Contact Name
Mrs. M Valentine
Contact Position
Millbrook School office: 01257 404552
Play Along pre-school direct line tel: 01257 401030
Millbrook Primary School, Shevington

If you require any further advice please contact us.

Where to go

Play Along Pre School
Millbrook Primary School

Play Along is based in Millbrook Primary School, we offer the free 15 hours or 30 hours Education Grant, (for 30 hours parents must provide us with their individual eligiblity code which can also be used to pay towards Get Along, our Before & After school club fees).

Other Details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£4.25 top up fees over 15 hours, ( if not eligible for 30 hr grant ). Per Hour
£4.25 - opens 7.45am Before School - Per Hour
£4.25- till 4.15pm or £7.25 till 5.15pm After School - Per Hour
£12.75 Per Half Day
£25.50 Per Day

Children eligible for the 30hrs can use the grant for before and after school club, providing they are not going over the 30hr entitlement.

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision
We had a total refurbishment over the summer of 2019 and are very proud of our 'new' pre-school room. We have disabled toilet facilities and disabled parking.

Childcare Information


Immediate vacancies
We have limited vacancies morning and afternoon sessions at the moment, Monday to Friday please ring for further information.
Date updated

Free Childcare

3/4 year olds
2 year olds

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday - Friday, term-time only 9.10am 3.00pm
Other Availability
Session Monday to Friday – Session one - 9:00am – 12:00pm Session two -12:10 – 3:00pm Or Full days Children attending full days can either bring a packed lunch or buy a school dinner
ICT Facilities
Private Changing Area
Internet Connection
TV and DVD
Disabled access
Healthy Eating
Disabled toilets
Outdoor Playspace

School Pickups

Offers pickups
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