St Oswald's Pre-School

Ofsted registered Pre-School providing childcare for children aged 2-5 years.

Pre-school education for children aged between 2yrs  to 4yrs 11 mths  in a safe amd stimulating environment, providing a range fo play activities to promote their learning and development.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Janet McQuilton
01925 825425

Where to go

St. Oswalds Catholic Primary School
Padgate Lane

Regular public transport service available

Other details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost type
£4.00 Per hour
£26.00 Per day
If claiming all 30 hours - extra charge for 30 mins - £2.00 per day (£10.00 per week)


Age ranges
From 2 years 6 months to 4 years 11 months

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision
wheelchair access but no disabled toilet facilities

Special Needs

Has Provision
Experience with
Emotional needs
Cerebral Palsy
Language impairment
Learning difficulties
Challenging Behaviour
Autistic Spectrum Disorder ASD
Special needs experience

Dietary Needs

Has Provision
Experience with
We will cater for special dietry conditions

Cultural Provisions

Has Provision
Experience with

Childcare Information


Immediate vacancies
Total Vacancies
Please contact Mrs Janet. McQuilton for details of current vacancies 01925 825425.
Vacancy range(s)
From 2 yrs years to 4yrs 11mths years (spaces available = 12)
Date updated

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
2 year old funding

30 Hours Extended Entitlement

Are you delivering?

Opening Times & Facilities

Childcare availability
Term Times
Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 8.45am 3.15pm
Thursday 8.45am 3.15pm
Sunday 8.45am 3.15pm
8.45am 3.15pm
8.45am 3.15pm
Term time only
Mon - Fri 08:45hrs - 11:45hrs and 12:15hrs - 15:15hrs
Play roomarea
Outdoor play area
Outdoor play equipment
Computer facilities
SandWater areas
Healthy snacks
Ground floor toilet
Accessible Parking
Visits and outings
ArtsCraftsGamesCreative Play
Use of school facilities
Large selection of toys

School Pickups

Offers pickups

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
22/06/2009Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
26/02/2015Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
19/05/2017Inspection (Early Years Register)Inadequate
01/11/2017Re-inspection (Early Years Register)Requires Improvement
30/10/2018Re-inspection (Early Years Register)Good

Local Offer


We welcome all children and their families into our pre school where they can feel safe, happy and secure in a caring and stimulating environment.

Contact Name
Janet McQuilton
Contact Telephone
01925 825425
Contact Email
Local Offer Age Bands
0-5 - Early years

Schools Extended Local Offer Response

How does the setting/school/college know if children/young people need extra help and what should I do if I think my child/young person may have special educational needs?

St Oswald's determines if a child needs extra help through discussions with the child's keyworker and SENCo, training, two year assessments, following the Code of Practice, development outcomes, and informal discussions with parent/carers.

How will early years setting/school/college staff support my child/young person?

If you think your child has special educational needs (SEN) speak to your child's keyworker and/or the SENCo regarding child’s needs. Assessments are discussed with parents/carers and referred to outside agency if necessary with consent.

How will the curriculum be matched to my child's/young person's needs?

The keyworker and the SENCo work together with parents/carers to identify children’s needs. Supporting our children is always a two-way partnership and we have an open door policy for parents/carers, where any concerns and views they may have are valued and listened to. If an outside agency is required i.e speech and language, behavioral etc. plans are put in place and contacted with parent/carer consent. We ensure that parents/carers are kept informed.

How will both you and I know how my child/young person is doing and how will you help me to support my child's/young person's learning?

St Oswald's emplys individual planning for all children and uses resources accordingly, tracking of all children with evidence to support this within the Learning Journal with photos and observations.

What support will there be for my child's/young person's overall well being?

St Oswald's employs an open door policy meaning that parents/carers are always welcome to informally discuss their child’s development on a daily basis confidence. The Learning Journal is available for parents/carers to look at, take home and to contribute any information that may help towards the development. By tracking a child’s progress staff are able to plan their next steps to move them onto the next level.

What specialist services and expertise are available at or accessed by the setting/school/college?

We have a qualified SENCo (Special Educational Needs Coordinator). Additionally, staff are qualified in first aid training, have training in behavior management and safeguarding. Policies to adher to.

What training have the staff supporting children and young people with SEND had? Are any being trained currently?

There are staff who have a Level 3 in Childcare qualification and there is ongoing training in all areas.

How will my child/young person be included in activities outside this classroom including school trips?

Staff have had SENCo, communication, inclusion, behaviour, observation and planning training in order to support children with SEND.

How will the setting/school/college prepare and support my child/young person to join the setting/school/college or the next stage of education and life?

The building is wheelchair accessible, but unfortunately there are no disabled changing and toilet facitilites.

How are the setting's/school's/college's resources allocated and matched to children's/young people's special educational needs?

Pre school Prospectus explains the role of the setting. There are opportunities for visits for parents/carers and children before day of attendance. Enrolment forms completed by parents/carers contain relevant information about the child.A settling in period will be offered and transition to reception class is enhanced by visits from the appropriate teacher and induction days.

How are parents involved in the setting/school/college? How can I be involved?

The decision about what type and how much support a child should recieve is made between the Keyperson, the SENCo and parents/carers, together with outside agency if required.