Posted by admin on April 29, 2019
Our caterpillars are now fully fed and have made their way to the top of their tub. They have attached themselves and are busy building their cocoons. Once they are stable we will move them into the butterfly net to see what happens next. The children are really interested in their development and have been watching them grow.
Posted by admin on April 23, 2019
This week we continue to look at bugs and creepy crawlies. If you go into your garden, why not have a look for the little creatures that live there. We are on the hunt in the Pre-School garden for little beasties – how many will we find?
At the sharp end
Greenacre Pre-School is managed by Julie Thornton and staffed by a team of seven. The experienced caring staff are dedicated to making children, happy, safe and ready for school.
Staff are fully qualified to level 3 or above in childcare and all have had enhanced DBS checks. Qualified first aiders are available at each session.
We offer a ratio of 1 staff member to 5 children, which far exceeds the Ofsted recommendation of 1 to 8 allowing staff to spend more time with the children.
The Pre-School committee
Greenacre Pre-School is a voluntary committee with a Chairperson, Treasurer and Secretary and other committee members recruited from Pre-School parents. This gives them the opportunity to have an input into the further development and progress of the Pre-School. The committee can be contacted by email
Registered Charity: 1075211
In March 2018 Ofsted judged Greenacre Pre-school as a Good provison. We are extremely proud of this achievement. If you would like to read the report download here EY306365 Ofsted report March 2018.pdf
For more information click on the link EY306365
Leeds Quality Assurance Scheme
In June 2009 Greenacre Pre-School successfully achieved a silver, followed by three gold awards, in the Leeds Quality Assurance scheme. It is in recognition of having the highest standards in terms of organisation, environment, overall ethos and the experiences we provide for the children in our care.
Early Years Alliance
As members of the Early Years Alliance Greenacre Pre-School has access to a library of resources and support from this educational charity.
Equality & Diversity
The Pre-School is open to all members of the community and we are committed to providing equality of opportunity and anti-discriminatory practice for all children and families.