Welcome to our website

Thank you for visiting our website.  We hope you will get an overview of what our pre-school can offer, but the best way to find out about us is to come and visit!  

Billericay Methodist Pre-school is run as part of the Methodist Church. Children are accepted from the age of two years, however we need to be aware of staff/children ratios and may not be able to accept children until the term they are three years old.

All families are welcome and we are happy for you to visit our Pre-school to ask any questions and see what we do!


Our pre-school is registered and inspected by Ofsted, and the staff receive regular on going training.


Vision Statement

Our Pre-school aims to nurture a lifelong love of learning in a warm and caring environment.


Our main aims are to:

Enhance the early skills and education of children aged 2 to 5 years in a parent/guardian involved, community based group.

Provide a safe, secure and stimulating environment.

Work within a framework ensuring equal opportunities for all children and families.



We offer your child:

A well-planned play-based curriculum, working towards the achievement of the early learning goals in the Foundation Stage.

Individual Developmental Records for the Foundation Stage of Learning, based on assessments and observations.

Special care and attention made possible by the high ratio of trained staff to children.

Fun and friendship with children and other adults.

We provide a safe, secure and caring environment for your child and offer a wide variety of toys, games and resources to develop and extend children's play and learning.


Opening Hours

Day
Time
Monday 9.15am - 12.15pm
Tuesday 9.15am - 12.15pm
Wednesday 9.15am - 12.15pm
Thursday 9.15am - 12.15pm
Friday 9.15am - 12.15pm

Being Absent On Your Pre-school Day

Please inform a member of staff if your child is going to be absent from pre-school. If your child is ill or you do not know that they are going to be absent until that day, please send a text to the pre-school mobile phone (07943 856616) by 10.00am. We need to know that your child is safe.


Tuesday & Thursday Lunch Club

On Tuesdays and Thursdays we hold an after session Lunch Club from 12.15-1pm. The children bring a packed lunch & drink and enjoy the company of their friends as they eat their lunch. Ask a member of staff if your child would like to stay. There is a small charge for this extra session.


Summer Term Topics and Phonics

Week
Date
Topic
Phonics
Week 1 16th April Spring Recap
Week 2 23rd April Spring 'w' sounds
Week 3 30th April Sports 'v' sounds
Week 4 8th May Pets 'y' sounds
Week 5 14th May Pirates and Princesses 'x' sounds
Week 6 21st May Under the Sea Recap
Week 7 4th June Mini Beasts Recap
Week 8 11th June Mini Beasts Recap
Week 9 18th June All About Me Recap
Week 10 25th June All About Me Recap
Week 11 2nd July USA & The World Recap
Week 12 9th July Seaside Recap
Week 13 16th July Seaside Recap

Policies & Procedures

We use the Pre-school Learning Alliance model policies & procedures which we adapt for our pre-school.

We have comprehensive Safeguarding policies & procedures which work in conjunction with the Essex Safeguarding Children's Board SET Procedures.

All our policies & procedures are available on site for you to read any time.