Opening Hours

We are open Monday to Thursday all day and Friday morning. Please note we are a term time Preschool and Nursery.

Morning Session: 9:00am – 12:00 noon
Lunch Club: 12:00 noon – 1:00pm
Afternoon Session: 12:00 noon – 3:00pm


Due to the continued safety measures in light of the virus all visits shall and will be encouraged outside of normal operating hours.

Parents are welcome to make a preliminary visit to see Pre-School and Nursery, to view the setting in practice and to gain an understanding of what Tilehouse Street Pre-School and Nursery can provide for you and your child.

We love to hear from you!

To help children settle into the Pre-School and Nursery routines, we require children to attend a minimum of 2 sessions a week and at least 2 different days. Of course, children can attend as many sessions as you wish, subject to availability.

Our Local Offer

As part of the Pre-School and Nursery’s policy to make sure that its provision meets the needs of each individual child, we take account of any special needs or disabilities which a child may have. We therefore work to the requirements of the 1993 Education Act and the Special Needs Code of Practice (2014). The Pre-School’s Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator is Mr Chris Roblett (

SEND Local Offer 2020

Caterpillar Room

Children can start attending Tilehouse Street Pre-School and Nursery from the age of 2 1/2 years.  We aim to fill our setting ready for September but we may have some spaces that we can offer to families, but this is very much subject to availability. If you wish to talk through a possible place please do always email or equally telephone us if wish your child to start with us and discuss the waiting list and see how we can help. Places in our sessions are offered on a strict first come, first served basis.

Butterfly Room


Applications for admissions into the Butterfly Room for September 2021 open in January 2021. All applications will receive a confirmation email. Children will be offered a nursery place to start in the Autumn Term of the academic year they turn 4 (between 1st September to 31st August).

In-year applications are accepted subject to availability.

We have a maximum of 12 nursery places at Tilehouse Street Pre-School and Nursery offering a unique staff to child ratio within the local area.  Children attend for 5 mornings per week (15 hours funded).  Additional sessions can be added and will be charged as per the fees detailed above.

Timeline 2020/21

Monday 4th January 2021 Applications for September 2021
Friday 5th March 2021 Applications Close
22nd June 2021. 7-8.30pm Induction Evening for parents of all new children

*Applications that are offered and accepted and later rejected by the parent/carer will incur an administration fee of £25.00 per child if we are unable to offer that place to another child.