Sticky Fingers Pre-School in Loughton, Essex

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Sticky Fingers Pre-School - Happy to Meet you!

At Sticky Fingers Pre-School we provide quality child care for children aged 2 – 5 years in a warm and welcoming homely setting. We aim to ensure that children feel secure and safe in a place where they can play, learn, explore, and discover.

With this in mind we encourage curiosity and the use of the imagination - the basis for science as well as the arts. Our aim is to make learning fun.

We see each child as an individual, and build confidence and skills in a natural and enjoyable fashion.

Our well-trained staff will encourage your child to develop through play and a variety of activities as well as helping him or her to get along with other children, sharing, listening and expressing ideas. These are great lessons, not only for Big School, but for life!

Sticky Fingers Images:

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Young children painting

Children gain skills and confidence working in a small group.

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Where is the Pre-School?

We are located on the northern edge of Loughton about half a mile from the centre, and within the grounds of St. John's Church. CLICK for a map. Our full address is:

Hounchin Memorial Hall,
The Scouts' Hut,
St John’s Church,
Church Lane,
Loughton, Essex IG10 1PD

Mobile: 07580 207 822

We understand that choosing a nursery for your child is an important decision. You need to feel confident that nursery staff will understand your child as an individual and provide a safe, caring and stimulating environment. With this in mind please get in touch to arrange a visit and see what we have to offer. We are fortunate to have a stable and well-motivated staff group, and largely through their efforts we are a popular facility for young children. This means that we are usually full or close to full, but we do keep a Waiting List.

Pre-School Opening Times

We are open on week-days between 9:20 a.m. and 12:20 p.m. for 38 weeks of the year. We have extended sessions available (subject to demand) on Tuesdays and Thursdays, through to 2:20 p.m. If your child will be staying on for one of these you are asked to provide a healthy packed lunch.

Pre-School Quality

Sticky Fingers Pre-School strives to offer very high quality child care. You can view our latest OFSTED Report here. We are members of the Pre-School Learning Alliance which "runs acclaimed training and education programmes, offers information and advice and campaigns to influence early years policy and practice."

News Bar

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This is where we will post any news about the Nursery.

Parents can also ask for information or for an event relevant to other parents to be posted here.

Please have a look at our Newsletter for September 2018.

Term Dates

5th September to 19th October

29th October to 19th December

3rd January 2019 to 15th February

25th February to 5th April

23rd April to 24th May

3rd June to 19th July

Please note that we are closed for all Bank Holidays.