Preschool reopened on Thursday 4th June for a limited number of pupils.

Contact Preschool if you have any queries regarding our reopening.

“A fantastic, friendly setting.”
Welcome to our Preschool: a place for children to grow, to learn and to flourish.

Buckden Preschool is a member of the Pre-School Learning Alliance and a registered charity, rated as good by Ofsted. With easy access from the A1, it’s ideally located for not only Buckden but surrounding villages and towns too.

“Children are confident and active learners.” Ofsted

LOCKDOWN LEARNING: For some great ideas on activities to do at home, see our Learning at Home page.


Our Aims and Our Admissions

We aim to provide an enabling environment that encourages every child to be a confident, capable learner. In our setting, they can develop secure and respectful relationships to help them grow, learn and flourish.
Our hourly rate is a very competitive £4.15 and we welcome children from their second birthday until they start school.

Our News & Events

April News

Hello from Preschool! We are really missing the children and sad not to have had the chance to do all the VE Day activities we had planned, but it has been fantastic to see Facebook and online learning journal updates from their families, letting us see all the fun they’ve been having in the good […]

March News

Well, Preschool has certainly been very quiet lately, since as I write this it is shut. The staff are missing the children and their families but we hope they are all keeping well. Stay home and stay safe! The Preschool has recently welcomed a new member of staff, Miss Charlene, who is starting her Level […]

February News

Throughout February, the children have been busy using the medical sets to look after each other and the dolls. This is a great example of how children can learn through play, as this kind of role-playing as doctors and patients helps them to develop language skills. It encourages them to talk about parts of the […]

January News

Although Christmas is a way behind us now, we need to offer our belated but heartfelt thanks to Dave Reynolds for helping with our Christmas Grotto at the Light Festival. Without him, Santa wouldn’t have been there… ahem! Many thanks to him for once again making sure Santa was there to greet the children. The […]