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Lunsford Park Pre-School

Lunsford Park Preschool  is a warm and welcoming preschool located in Larkfield.  We offer flexible childcare from the age of 2 years and until school age.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Gemma Bonner / Vicky Donnellon
Contact Position
Manager / Business Manager
01732 848926

Where to go

Lundford Park Pre School, The George Holding Centre
Chaucer Way
ME20 6SS

We are located next door to the Doctors Surgery and behind Tesco's car park.

When is it on?

When is childcare available
Term Time Only
Carescheme Age Range:
2 year(s), month(s) to 4 year(s), 11 month(s)
Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 09:00 12.00
Monday 12.00 12:30
Monday 12:30 15:30
Tuesday 09:00 12.00
Tuesday 12.00 12:30
Tuesday 12.30 15.30
Wednesday 9.00 12.00
Wednesday 12.00 12.30
Wednesday 12.30 15.30
Thursday 9.00 12.00
Thursday 12.00 12.30
Thursday 12.30 15.30
Friday 9.00 12.00
Friday 12.00 12.30
Friday 12.30 15.30

Other Details

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£8.00 for 2 / 3 year olds paying and funded Per hour
£24.00 for 2 / 3 year olds paying and funded Per session
£7.00 for 3 / 4 year olds funded Per hour
£21.00 for 3 / 4 year olds funded Per session
£4.00 for 2 / 3 year olds paying and funded Per lunch
£4.00 for 3 / 4 year olds funded Per lunch
ECD Type
Offers pickups
3-4 Year Old Funding?
2 Year Old Funding?
Total vacancies
Vacancies Details
We have limited availability for immediate start.
Places Range
Places Range
Start AgeEnd AgePlaces
0 5 24
Immediate vacancies?
Contact Provider for Vacancy Details?
Vacancy range
Vacancy Range
Start AgeEnd AgePlaces
2 year olds 2 year olds 24
3 year olds 4 year olds 24
Vacancy Information Last updated Date
Music, Computers / It, Messy Play Area, Cookery, Toys/dolls, Dressing Up, Dance, Discussions / Talks, Outdoor Activities, Themed Sessions, Environmental Area, Pets, Play House, Puppets, Water Play, Games / Puzzles, Play Room, Visits and Outings, Garden, Sandpit, Arts And Crafts, Healthy Living, Reading, Refreshments, Books, Internet Connection, Bike, Kitchen, Slide, Climbing Frame, Stories

We can take 24 children at any one session, with upto 6 members of staff.  We work on the ratio of 1:4 for 2 year olds and 1:8 3/4 year olds.  We have a playroom offering different areas of activities and a large well organised garden.

Wheelchair Access
Wheelchair access details
After consultation with parents/carer

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
18/05/2010Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
12/11/2013Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
05/12/2016Inspection (Early Years Register)Good

30 Hours Extended Entitlement

Registered to provide up to 30 hours entitlement
30 Hours Partner Details (These are details of any other childcare provider(s) that this provider will work with to offer the 30 hours entitlement)

We offer 30 hour funding to 3 and 4 year olds that are eligible for free 30 hour care.  On completion of the form on Childcare Choices, parents will be given an 11 digit number which is to be given to the Preschool Administrator who will check eligibility.  On approval the 30 hour funding will be offered.   

Our 30 hours are offered to eligible 3 and 4 years and is offered as full days 9.00 - 15.30, 6 hours funded plus a charge of £4.00.
Stand alone places are offered on a first come first serve basis, subject to availability.

Service status


Local Offer

Special Needs Support

Lunsford Park Preschool is an inclusive setting and welcome everyone.  We will work closely with the parents / carers and every child will have a keyperson.  Our managers are always available and we have 2 Sencos within the setting.

The staff will work closely with the parents, the managers / Sencos and keyperson.

We use Tapestry online journal.

The keyperson will work closely with the child and family.  There is an open door policy with all our parents and open comminication with the managers / sencos and keyworker with the parents / carers.

Training is given to staff to help with all childrens needs and requirements.

We have 6 members of staff.  2 managers, 2 sencos, 2 DSL's, one of each will always be on site.  Our staff are all level 3 qualified or above, we have 2 members of staff cirrently training.  The children are monitored consistently and if there are any concerns the parents / carers will be notifield

All children are included in all activities.  They will be adjusted to each childs personal needs.

We have a disabled toilet and easy access for childrens with mobility difficulties.

As the children grow and are due to leave for school, during that last term, we encourage them to bring in PE kit to get changed into.  Independence is encouraged, however at the childs pace.

The parents / carers and outside agencies will work together to cater for the childrens needs.

Please contact us to register your interest.

We have a suggestions box and welcome any comments.


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