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Birch Hill Pre-School

Birch Hill Preschool is a friendly, caring preschool catering for 2 - 4 year olds living anywhere within Bracknell.

We have been established for more than 30 years. We are in our second year of being in our own purpose built building, which has fantastic outside space.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Debbie Stokes
Contact Position
07547 794849

Where to go

Birch Hill Recreation Ground
RG12 7AQ

Our preschool is based in a new purpose built building.    It was built during the Summer of 2017 with the aid of the Bracknell Town Council and funding from the DFE.  It is on one level with fantastic outside space.


Other Details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£13 for 3/4 year olds Per Session
£15 for 2 year olds Per Session
You can also pay for additional 30 minutes slots (£2) to start your session early (from 8.30) or end the session later (up to 15.45).

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision
Double doors, disabled toilets. Ramp access at rear of building.

Special Needs

Has Provision

Dietary Needs

Has Provision
We cater for various allergies eg eggs, nuts and vegetarians.

Cultural Provisions

Has Provision

Childcare Information

Funded Places

Offers 2 year funded places
Offers 3 & 4 years (15 hrs) funded places
Offers 3 & 4 years (30 hrs) funded places


Range of vacancies
Age rangePlaces
1 – 4 Years
From September 2019 we have vacancies on all days, morning and afternoon.
Date updated

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 08:30 15:45
Tuesday 08:30 15:45
Wednesday 08:30 15:45
Thursday 08:30 15:45
Friday 08:30 15:45
Climbing Frame, Storytime, Kitchen, Arts & Crafts, Open Space, Play House, Outdoor Play

School Pickups

Offers pickups
School Pickup
School Pickup
Any Local Nursery
Any Local Nursery

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 

Local Offer

Local Offer Record
Contact Email
Local Offer Age Bands
Early Years (0-4 years)
Needs Level
Local Offer Description

Address: Birch Hill Recreation Ground, Ringmead, Bracknell, RG12 7AQ. 

Telephone: 07547 794849. 



Birch Hill Preschool has been established for more than 30 years.  We have recently moved to a new purpose built building, still within the Birch Hill Area. 

 We are a friendly, caring preschool catering for 2-5 year olds living anywhere within Bracknell.  We are open all day Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and Friday.


Our aims are:

   •  To provide high quality care and education for all children until they start     school.

   •  To work in partnership with parents to help children to learn and develop

   •  To add to the life and well-being of the local community

   •  To promote equality and value diversity

 At Birch Hill Preschool we aim to ensure that every child

   •  Is in a safe and stimulating environment

   • Is given lots of care and attention, because of our ratio of qualified staff to      children.

   • Has the chance to join other children and adults to play, work and learn together

   •  Is helped to move forward in their learning and development by being helped to build on what they already know and can do

   •  Has a personal key person with whom they build a close relationship and who makes sure they make satisfying progress

   •  Is in a setting that sees parents as partners in helping them to learn and develop

    •  Is in a setting in which parents help to shape the service we offer

Identification of additional or Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) 

Support for children with additional needs or SEND 

My child's progress 

Support for my child's overall wellbeing 

Specialist services and expertise available at or accessed by the setting 

Training of setting staff in SEND 

Activities outside the setting including trips 

How accessible is the setting environment 

Preparing my child to join the setting or to transfer to a new school 

Discussing concerns about my child? 

Last updated: 09/04/2019

Last Update: 09/04/2019

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