Welcome to Grovelands Park Pre-School set in the village of Grove, Oxfordshire and situated next to the Library and Millbrook School. We reside in a modern building which provides children with wonderful facilities for playing and learning.

Our Mission Statement

Grovelands Park pre-school is committed to offering children a safe and welcoming environment. Our professional staff nurture and support children as they play and develop.

We offer children the chance to explore their world through a play based approach, promoting independence and participation.

Grovelands Park Pre-school is committed to working in partnership with families and alongside other agencies to provide the best possible outcomes for every child.

Our Core Values

All children have a voice and have the right to be heard.
Families are our partners.
The pre-school does not belong to any one person. It is to be used for the benefit of the community.
We offer equal opportunities for every child.
We proudly follow the United Nations Convention for the Right of the Child (UNCRC).
We have a strong safeguarding ethos.
We follow the Early Years Foundation Stage.
We value our staff and their commitment.
Grovelands has a professional committed workforce.
We value our connection with the local primary schools.
Strong leadership.
The committee value the importance of continued professional development of all the staff.
We encourage our children to learn through play in a free flow setting.
Grovelands Park Pre-school is a community group with charitable status, owned by the parents of the children attending the pre-school and run by an elected committee. We are self-supporting and non-profit making. We are a member of the Pre-School Learning Alliance and are registered with Ofsted who conduct regular inspections to ensure we meet the highest standards of education and care so that each child is cared for and given the individual attention they require.

Inclusion Information

Providing services to...

2 - 4 years (pre-school) Children

Supporting Children with...

Physical disability
Hearing impairment
Visual impairment
Challenging behaviour
Learning difficulty
Mental health conditions
Autistic Spectrum Condition
Communication impairment

Wheelchair Access...

Has Provision - YES

Details - Accessible Parking also available 

Special Needs...

Has Provision - YES

SEN Daycare Provision

Dependent on the individual child's needs, it may be possible to offer 1:1 care (Enabler Support)
Provider's SENCo has experience & undergone training to care for children with differing needs SEN training updated on a regular basis SENCo & staff have a broad skill basis and there are trained and experienced coordinators for additional needs. Special needs experience based on children who have previously attended our setting, Staff prepared to work with parents, carers and other professionals to provide a good level of care and development relevant to the child's needs. Whilst we do not have experience in all areas of need, we would contact different agencies and seek training in areas should the need arise

Experience With...

Able to administer medication
Diabetes Type 1: blood glucose testing and injecting insulin
Diabetes Type 2: diet
Epipen Trained (severe allergy reaction)
Global Developmental Delay
Glue Ear
Speech, language and communication difficulties

Childcare Information...

Funded Placements

2 year old funding - Yes


3 & 4 year old funding (Universal - 15 Hours) - Yes


3 & 4 year old funding (Extended - 30 Hours) - Yes


Term time only or stretched over more than 38 weeks - Term Time

Offering split funding with other providers - Yes

Partnership settings - Any

30 hour summary - We cannot offer the full 30 hours, due to our opening hours,

                                though we will share with any provider the entitlement

Opening Times...

When is childcare available? - Part Time / Term Times / Weekdays


Opening Times...

Morning Session:       Monday to Friday 8:30am - 11:30am

Lunchtime Session:    Monday to Thursday 11:30am - 12:15pm

Afternoon Sessions:   Monday to Thursday 12:15pm - 15:00pm




0 - 1 steps into building, Accessible changing facilities, Accessible toilet
Arts and crafts, Computer, Cooking, Dressing up, Educational Toys
Garden, Large Garden, Messy Play Area, Pet Fish, Playroom, Quiet room/area
Sandpit, Slide, Visit & Outings, Water play

School Pickups...

Yes we offer school pickups from - Millbrook Primary School ONLY


We currently pick up from Millbrook Nursery at 11:30am on Monday to Thursday and provide a drop-off for afternoon children at 12:45pm on Monday to Friday