A Place for Children to

Grow, Learn and Flourish

Founded in 1969, Buckden Preschool is a registered charity and a member of the Pre-School Learning Alliance.

Easily accessible from the A1, it's ideally located for children not only from Buckden but the surrounding villages too, and offers ample parking.

Contact Us

Tel: 01480 810600
Email: buckdenpreschool@yahoo.co.uk

Buckden Millennium Centre
Burberry Road
St Neots
PE19 5UY

Our Aims

We aim to provide an enabling environment which encourages every child to be confident, capable learners fostered by secure and respectful relationships where they can grow, learn and flourish.

Fees & Admissions

Our fee is a very competitive £5.25 an hour.
We welcome children from their second birthday until they start school. While many of our children come from Buckden and go on to Buckden Primary School, we welcome a significant number who live in nearby towns and villages.

We Offer

Experienced, enthusiastic, caring staff
A friendly, inclusive atmosphere

Our Preschool Has

Strong links with the village primary school and the community
Beautiful surroundings and ample parking

We Are

Rated GOOD by Ofsted
A member of the Preschool Learning Alliance
A registered charity
Click the hat to see our OFSTED report!

Staff and Committee Members

Charlene Beachus-Wells


Estelle Fraiman

Deputy Manager & Designated Child Protection Officer

Gemma Cox

Early Years Practitioner

Helen Lumb


Debra Beachus-Wells


Emma Scott


Nikki Stamford

Committee Member

Want to take a tour of Preschool without leaving your armchair? Just click the Take a Tour button to see our video.


News and Events

February 2024 News

The chilly weather inspired a winter playdough table with a variety of materials in cool colours. We also chose ‘Stick Man’ by Julia Donaldson as one of our Books of the Week—the children always love Read more…

January 2024 News

Amid the Christmas bustle, we did ensure we finished our winter term with some fun non-Christmas activities. Peppermint-scented swirl foam concealed some magnetic letters that the children could discover and match, helping with letter recognition, Read more…

December 2023 News

What a busy and exciting month it’s been! Our book-sharing programme continues to go well, and another new initiative is yoga sessions, helping the children feel calmer and more focused. As usual, we have been Read more…