Pre-school: Introduction


Waltham Pre-school building.

Waltham Pre-school is a friendly setting based in the village of Waltham-on-the-Wolds, in the heart of Leicestershire. The setting is used by families living in Waltham and surrounding villages as well as those living in Melton and Grantham. Waltham-Pre school feeds into all local primary schools.

We have a highly qualified team of staff with over 90 years combined experience in childcare and pride ourselves on high staff to child ratios to create a comprehensive and stimulating environment.

The manager at Waltham Pre School is Sian Morris.

We provide high quality childcare in a caring environment, focussing on the needs of the children and their families.

We are based in a self-contained, purpose built facility built in 2010 with access to various outside learning areas. We have a highly qualified staff team and pride ourselves on high staff to child ratios.

We are registered with Ofsted for a maximum of 26 children aged 2 to 4 years old, to attend the setting at any one time. Ofsted acknowledged the quality of our provision in our last inspection when we were judged as outstanding in all areas.

Opening Times: 8.00am to 4.00pm

Quality Recognition

Leicestershire County Council - Quality Review

We have Lead Setting Status from Leicestershire County Council, which is a testament to our good practice.

Healthy Tots

Waltham Pre-school were awarded The Healthy Tot Status in February 2012 and again in February 2015. Leicestershire Healthy Tots Programme recognises that being healthy is about developing healthy habits.

A Healthy Tots setting is one that is recognised by the local authority as being successful in helping children make healthier choices and helps healthy children become healthy adults.

We encompass physical, emotional and social development as well as dietary and nutritional support to children and their families.