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The Little Learning Tree Preschool

Providing affordable childcare in a safe, fun and calm environment with fully qualified and vetted staff.



Who to contact

Contact Name
Alice Penfold
Contact Position
07925 177 730

Where to go

Number One Community Trust (tw), 1
Rowan Tree Road
Tunbridge Wells

When is it on?

When is childcare available
Term Time Only
Carescheme Age Range:
2 year(s), 0 month(s) to 4 year(s), 11 month(s)
Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 09:00 15:00
Tuesday 09:00 15:00
Wednesday 09:00 15:00
Thursday 09:00 15:00
Friday 09:00 15.00

Other Details

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£23.00 Per session
ECD Type
Offers pickups
3-4 Year Old Funding?
2 Year Old Funding?
Vacancies Details
Afternoon spaces available from September 2022
Places Range
Places Range
Start AgeEnd AgePlaces
2 2 24
3 5 24
0 5 24
5 7 24
Immediate vacancies?
Contact Provider for Vacancy Details?
Vacancy range
Vacancy Range
Start AgeEnd AgePlaces
2 years 4 years
Vacancy Information Last updated Date
Sandpit, Arts And Crafts, Music, Reading, Air Conditioned, Cookery, Messy Play Area, Toys/dolls, Dressing Up, Sign Language / Makaton, Nursery, Outdoor Activities, Sensory Room, Bike, Car Parking, Parks/playgrounds, Library Visits, Stories, Puppets, Water Play, Visits and Outings, Walks

We cater for all children inclduing those with additional needs and disabilities. We work very closely with The Specialist Teacher service, Early Help, Health Visitors and other professionals to ensure all childrens needs are met

Languages Spoken:
Wheelchair Access

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
27/06/2018Inspection (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 accept universal funding and 30 hour funding and are happy to work with other settings to provide the extended entitlement

Service status


Local Offer

Special Needs Support

At our preschool, we observe and assess children against the Early Years Foundation Stage development matters document. Needs are identified when the age and stage of these assessments are significantly below their chronological age. 

Parents are also encouraged to discuss any worries they may have with their child's keyperson or our senco 

You child's keyperson will discuss your child's development regularly. They will plan activities and strategies to further your child's development and meet their needs. If SEN is identified, your child's keyperson and/or our senco will discuss how you can support your child at home. 

We ensure all activities and resources are suited to all children and adapted when and if necessary, working with parents to ensure this

Our staff have lots of experience and knowledge on providing strategies for children with autism, sensory processing difficulties, behavioural issues, global development delay and speech disorders, as well as other needs. We have lots of sound and visual cues and timetables to help support transitions, we have now and then and choice boards for children, we can use PECS with children, we can implement Speech and Language strategies and we have been trained in intensive interactions, amongst lots of other training.

We will implement targeted plans or personalised plans which will be compiled with parents and specialist teacher input at leaast once a term, these will conatin target to work towards. We will monitor this and your childs keyperson will talk to parents at least once a week to discuss progress. Parent can talk to staff at any time. We will signpost any traning or groups tp parents as they become available.

We use Tapestry online observation journal to monitor progress which parents have access to via an app or a website 24 hours a day and can contribute to.

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