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

July News

Soon, this most strange of academic years will be over. The children who have returned to Preschool as lockdown eases have adapted quickly to a new room layout and routine, which includes a temperature check on arrival and washing their hands thoroughly and regularly (while singing a song to ensure they’re staying at the sink […]

June News

Hello from a (partly) re-opened Preschool! At present, we are only accepting a few children back to Preschool, but it has been lovely to welcome back these children and their families, and see familiar faces again! Of course, it’s not business as usual yet and all government advice is being followed to ensure that the […]

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 […]

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 […]