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[1] Funfishers pre-school – Pre-School Playgroup

Bookings are taken for September 2017 available for both morning, afternoon or full day places 9am to 3.00pm, please phone/email or call in for more information. Lunch club is £4.00 and can be used each day when leaving/going to school we provide lunch and snacks through the day for your children and we offer a pick up/drop off service from Fishergate and St George's nursery classes. We provide places for both 3 to4 year old 15hrs and 30hrs funding and 2 year pathfinder children term time please ring for more information to see if you are eligible. We do offer places on a full day basis from 7.30 to 6.00pm for children aged 9months to 3 year olds all year round, this allows children to attend our breakfast/after school club term time with the playgroup session 9-3 and through the holiday sessions full day or half day places from 7.30am to 6.00pm, prices are displayed on our website for 3's. We follow your child's interests documenting on online journals from observations and assessments captured linking to the EYFS principles enabling staff to plan further to encourage your child to move on to their next steps.

Located in Fishergate , York

  • 01904 677870

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[2] The Groves Preschool – Pre-School Playgroup

Opening times:
Monday: full day session 9.15-3.30, morning sessions 9.15-12.15, lunch club 12.15-12.45, afternoon sessions 12.30-3.30
Tuesday:morning session: 9.15-12.15, lunch club: 12.15- 12.45
Wednesday: full day session 9.15-3.30, morning sessions 9.15-12.15, lunch club 12.15-12.45, afternoon sessions 12.30-3.30
The Pre-School has been registered with Ofsted since 1993 and provides sessional care for up to 16 children per session. Staff are all qualified and experienced in Childcare and Education. In our last Ofsted inspection (January 2017) we were awarded "Good" in all areas. As we are a small, family centred group we are able to support and nurture children who are anxious about separating from their parents/carers.

Located in Clifton , York

  • 07505 401405

[3] Marygate Pre-School Playgroup – Pre-School Playgroup

Offer 8 sessions and not 6 and also accept funding for extended entitlement.
Are able to offer additional hours at prior arrangement for an extra charge. Please get in touch for prices and more details

Located in Clifton , York

  • 07922 538027

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[4] Phoenix Under 5's LTD – Pre-School Playgroup

Contact for current vacancy information. The group operates a waiting list. Sessions run 8:45am - 11.45am and 12:15pm - 3.15pm. A limited number of Lunch club spaces are available 11.45am -12.15pm. Wednesday morning sessions are for rising 5's (children that are about to start school). 
We also run a tweenies session 9:30-11:30 Tuesdays and Thursdays for children aged between 2-3 at a cost of £6 per session or £2.00 if parents stay
Toddlers is for the under 2's on a monday morning 9:30 - 11:30 £2 per family

Located in Guildhall , York

  • 01904 554494

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[5] Leeman Road Playgroup – Pre-School Playgroup

The playgroup has very limited availability, please contact for further information. Two staff are trained sencos, one member of staff has done portage work shop. All staff have completed the safeguarding training.

Located in Holgate , York

  • 01904 650903

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[6] Holgate Pre-School – Pre-School Playgroup

Vacancies available. Please contact us for further information, and to be added to our waiting list - ring when the session is open or email to enquire about places.
The group runs two sessions per day . 5 hour sessions are available between 9am and 2pm. Costs are £25.00 per session. Also offers 3 hour sessions between 9.30am and 12.30pm every day of the week. Costs are £15.00 per session. Early registration is advised. Follows Early Years Foundation Stage.

Located in Clifton , York

  • 07957 101801

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[7] Poppleton Road Playgroup – Pre-School Playgroup

MORNING VACANCIES AVAILABLE FROM SEPTEMBER

Providing fun learning for three year olds and upwards, in a varied and stimulating setting, with free play and planned learning in line with Early Years Foundation Stage. We may also be able to offer places for rising 3s in the Autumn term. Children enjoy indoor and outdoor activities, making full use of Poppleton Road school outdoor environment. We run 3 hour sessions every day between 9am and 12pm with additional lunches on some days. Costs are £12.00 per session and we are providers of the free 15 hour early years entitlement and we are able to offer the 30 hours funding in partnership with other providers. Let us help your child prepare for school whilst having fun and making friends. Please call us for more information.

Located in Holgate , York

  • 01904340999

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[8] Beehive Pre-School Playgroup – Pre-School Playgroup

We have a limited number of afternoon spaces available. Please contact us for further information. Core sessions are 9am-12noon or 1-4pm or full day 9am-4pm. Extra hours are available to wrap around these session times (from 8-9am, 12-1pm and 4-5.30pm). £3.85 for the lunch club (12noon-1pm). Holiday playscheme runs in the Easter and Summer holidays on selected dates - subject to demand.

Closed over the Christmas holidays and during half term.

Located in Fulford, York. We are a friendly group offering a happy and stimulating environment where children's individual abilities are recognised. We believe every child deserves the best possible start in life to fulfil their full potential. Qualified and very experienced staff .

Located in Fishergate , York

  • 01904 849100

[9] Fulford Pre-school – Pre-School Playgroup

We have both session and full day places available for children aged 2 and above. Provides a full curriculum of activities based on children's interests. Breakfast club 7.45 am - 8.45 am is £3.50. Morning session 8.45 am - 11.45 am is £10.50. Lunch club 11.45 am - 12.15pm is £1.75. Afternoon session 12.15 pm - 3.15 pm is £10.50 and after school club 3.15 pm to 4.45 pm is £5.25. Full days are £31.50. Wraparound is available 7.45 to 4.45pm. Pick ups from Fulford St Oswald’s for after school club until 4.45 pm. Open 47 weeks per year, and children up to 7 are welcome in the holidays, before and after school. School holiday charges are £10.50 a session.

Come and join our friendly team of staff for fun, quality childcare with loads of fun activities and games. We have both in-door and out-door activities available to entertain all ages of children.

All our staff are highly qualified, our teaching and learning is led by Mrs Nott, the Head of Early Years in St Oswalds School. We also have a member of staff that is level 1 British Sign Language qualified.

Located in Fulford , York

  • 01904 555438

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[10] Burton Green Butterflies Pre-School – Pre-School Playgroup

We are a bespoke Early Years setting located within Burton Green Primary School. We offer places to children from 2 years old up to when they receive the 3 year old funding. At this point our partnership school Burton Green Primary can offer 3-4 year old placements in their school Nursery subject to vacancies. Our setting incorporates age related resources with the guidance of the Early Years Foundation Stage framework and gives the children the chance to explore through play and develop skills for later life. Currently we have limited vacancies in our morning sessions but our afternoon sessions have spaces available for immediate start. For further information please contact us via email on bgbutterflies@hotmail.com or by telephone on 01904 551024. Ruth Marsh, Early Years Teacher.

Located in Clifton , York

  • 01904 551024

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[11] West Thorpe Pre School Playgroup – Pre-School Playgroup

Please contact for more information, or to add your name to the waiting list.
Caring, enthusiastic and qualified staff team in an inclusive environment offer supportive yet challenging play. Well resourced premises include two large rooms enabling a diversity of activities to take place. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 09:00 to 15:00 and Wednesday 09:00 to 12:00. Please bring a packed lunch. Closed Fridays

  • 07934 421390

[12] Rainbow Playgroup – Pre-School Playgroup

Please contact for details of available places
Offers full days or morning (08.30-11.30) / afternoon (12.15-15.15) sessions and a lunch club (11.30-12.15, £2.00), you would need to provide a packed lunch, and we are a nut and egg free zone. We also offer the 30 hours childcare.
We work in partnership with the Infant school (Carr) and local childminders.

Located in Clifton , York

  • 01904 791814

[13] Little Badgers Pre-School – Pre-School Playgroup

We have no vacancies, but we do operate a waiting list, please call for more information. Vacancies from September 2017. Afternoon sessions require children to bring packed lunch. Monday afternoonn sessions are for children just about to start school

Little Badgers offers a warm, caring and inclusive environment where all children can learn through play and make new friends. We welcome children from all cultures and with all abilities. We have a self-contained purpose built room with a fantastic outdoor area on site at Badger Hill Primary School with excellent opportunities for imaginative and creative play. We include Forest School times in our sessions.

Located in Hull Road , York

  • 07963 134008

[14] Stockton Lane Playgroup – Pre-School Playgroup

We cater for 2 years to 5 years and there is a separate pre school room for the older children and a Plus 4 session is operated prior to children going into School.
We offer a wonderful range of child and adult led activities and welcome parents/carers onto the committee and/or into the sessions.

We have a super outdoor area over looking fields that attracts interesting wildlife. Playgroup is held in a large, bright church hall with additional side rooms for lunch club and the pre school room. Staff are long serving and have full and relevant qualifications. All children and their families are welcome. Please feel free to contact the tel. no or email address above for a visit to our setting.

We have experience with children requiring additional support and are happy to discuss your child's needs to ensure that our Setting is suitable to your needs. All Staff are qualified and have been with the Playgroup for a number of years and some Staff have had their own children through Playgroup

Located in Heworth Without , York

  • 07746 806426 (call when group is open)

[15] Heslington Pre-School – Pre-School Playgroup

Spaces currently available for over 3's for morning sessions.

We are a preschool run by trained experienced staff with a management committee made up of volunteers. Our staff work together with parents and carers to create a caring environment. Our main priority is for children to feel secure, happy and confident as they take their first steps towards independence. As a registered charity and member of the Preschool Learning Alliance we share their ethos of enabling children to learn through play and to develop their potential at their own pace.
We run a toddler group on a Monday morning in a room next to the Pre-School room in our portacabin behind the old School 9-11 all welcome!


We are registered under the nursery grant scheme and our curriculum is based on the early learning goals of the foundation stage of the national curriculum.
Points to note:
There is a Tuesday morning session which is held in the adjacent cabin room to Pre-School. Thiis called Early Starters and is for children aged from two and a half years.
TODDLER GROUP
The Toddler Group runs on a Monday morning 9-11:00 in the Portacabin to the rear of School, it is a drop in session with fun activities for little ones .

Located in Clifton , York

  • 07708 155484

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[16] The Village Pre School – Pre-School Playgroup

We have a beautiful large indoor play area which has been recently refurbished. The village hall has been transformed into a bright, warm and welcoming environment.
We provide high quality early years care and education which is affordable. We currently have places for children aged 2 – 5 years. We offer pre-school prep sessions to children approaching 2. Please see the website for details on this.
We offer one off and regular extra curricular activities free of charge. Some examples of these types of sessions are music and dance, drama, football coaching and foreign language sessions.
The children will have access to an outdoor space and a lovely allotment area.
Costs/session times:
Breakfast Club 8:00am - 9:00am (Includes toast and milk) £3.50.
Morning Session 9:00am – 12:00am £9.75.
Lunch Club (packed lunch to be brought from home) 12pm – 12:30pm £2.00.
Afternoon Session 12:30pm – 3:30pm £9.75.

Located in Osbaldwick , York

  • 01904 416476

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[17] Clifton Moor Pre-School – Pre-School Playgroup

We are an independent OFSTED rated OUTSTANDING pre-school located on the Lakeside Primary School site. We offer both morning and afternoon sessions along with a supervised lunch if required.
We have a friendly experienced staff team who are ready to welcome families from all over York.
Please contact Toni or Jackie for details.

Located in Clifton , York

  • 07745902272

[18] Orchard Park Pre School – Pre-School Playgroup

Very limited availability this term. Further vacancies will be available from September 2016. Please contact the Playgroup for further details.
We are an inclusive practice with an two accredited Sencos, one who has recently qualified so is aware of the new banding system and the planning and support needed for the new home support plans. We often work with portage and other external agencies to enable us to provide the best for each individual child within our setting.
We offer a very popular lunch club which runs from 12pm to 1pm Monday to Thursday at a cost of £2.50.Children can then stay on to attend the afternoon session if you require.We offer a wide range of early curriculum activities, including a cook school and outdoor mud kitchen area. Our outdoor area is safe and secure and provides the children with a wide range of exploration and learning opportunities.

Located in Huntington and New Earswick , York

  • 07407 700315

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[19] Cheeky Monkeys Playgroup – Pre-School Playgroup

Cheeky Monkeys is a small friendly playgroup which is based within Westfield Community School, we take a maximum of 20 children per sessions which are run by 4 long serving members of staff. We take children from the age of 2 years until they start full time school. We are currently full, but have places available to start in September 2017 with a waiting list in place. We also offer a lunch club at an additional charge of £1.50 per lunch. Cheeky Monkeys is also offering the new 30 hours funding for eligible families.We were graded Outstanding on our recent Ofsted Inspection, have a look on the ofsted site to view the report.

Located in Westfield , York

  • 07871045118

[20] Woodthorpe Pre-School Playgroup – Pre-School Playgroup

Learning through play! Ofsted approved (rated GOOD) pre-school playgroup with very reasonably priced sessions. Well qualified and friendly staff. An excellent fun way to prepare for school or nursery. Government funding accepted.
Term time sessions
Mon: 12.30-3.30, lunch club 11.45-12.30
Tues: 8.45-11.45, lunch club 11.45-12.30, 12.30-3.30
Wed: 8.45-11.45, lunch club 11.45-12.30, 12.30-3.30
Thurs: 8.45-11.45, lunch club 11.45-12.30, 12.30-3.30
Fri; 8.45-11.45
£8.00 per 3 hour session, £1.50 for lunch club (child to bring own packed lunch), including pick up/drop off service to Woodthorpe School nursery.

Our staff have significant experience, both professional and personal, of caring for children with additional needs.

Located in Dringhouses and Woodthorpe , York

  • 07749 247451

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[21] Little Rowans – Pre-School Playgroup

Little Rowans offer children from age 2 a safe and secure learning environment. Our bright and friendly setting encourages children to learn through their play whilst they access a wide range of resources both inside and out. All staff are trained to level 3 and have years of experience in delivering a varied and child focused curriculum. Please contact to express an interest for future places. The cost is £6.00 a session or £5.00 per session for parents on some benefits.

We run seperate sessions for 2 year olds which take place on Monday and Wednesday afternoons. Afternoon children bring a packed lunch.
We have vacancies for funded 3/4 year olds and also funded 2 year olds. Please feel free to contact us for further information or drop in for a visit.

Located in Huntington & New Earswick , York

  • 01904 750323

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[22] Bishopthorpe Pre-School Playgroup – Pre-School Playgroup

We are a community based playgroup which provides a play based learning environment. Our aim is to provide the best possible childcare and education in a safe and secure setting. We offer an exciting, motivating and challenging environment in which we encourage each child to learn and progress whilst having fun and developing personally, socially and emotionally. Personal care and attention is made possible by the high staff to child ratio. We have a very large outdoor area which includes a playground and woodland area. We operate a free flow policy to the outdoor area. Lunch club is £2.00.
Facebook: www.facebook.com/bishopthorpeplaygroup Twitter: @bishplaygroup

Located in Bishopthorpe , York

  • 07722 046 184

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[23] Ladybirds Kinder Class Ltd – Pre-School Playgroup

We have sessions available throughout the week. We operate a pro-active waiting list, so please contact for full details and register your interest. Access to wooded area and large grass area, as well as a secure patio area for free-flow play. We operate a lunch club, please call us for further details.

  • 01904 750363

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[24] Poppleton Under Fives Pre-School Playgroup – Pre-School Playgroup

Our group runs sessions from the local church hall with a lovely enclosed garden space. We have three members of staff and a committee of local parents/carers. Poppleton under Fives consists of Playgroup, (£10 per session) and Rising 5's sessions, (£12 per session) plus Toddler and Baby groups . To register with any of our groups please call the membership secretary for full information. Our last OFSTED inspection was Good .

Playgroup sessions Mon, Wed and Fri 9.00 - 12.00

Rising Fives sessions (max of 10 children per session) Mon 12.30 - 3.30 and Thurs 9.00 - 12.00 Toddler session Thurs 9.15 -11.15 , Baby group Mon 9.15 - 11.15

Located in Rural West York , York

  • 07530 342716

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[25] Huntington Pre-School – Pre-School Playgroup

Lunch club is £2. Vacancies available, please contact for full details.
Our sessions are planned to provide children with opportunities for a variety of activities such as outdoor play; child and adult led activities; ICT; reading; mark making; role play; messy play; construction; music; trips and many others.
We run a session from January to July each year specifically for children transferring to school which concentrates on school readiness in more detail.

Located in Huntington and New Earswick , York

  • 01904 750258

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[26] Skelton Out Of School Club – Pre-School Playgroup

We provide before and after school care based in Skelton Community Primary School.
Breakfast club: 7.30-8.45 at £3.50
After school club: 3.25-6 at £8.50
The breakfast and after school clubs are for children who attend Skelton School but we also welcome children who attend Clifton with Rawcliffe Primary School at after school club. (By Taxi with staff)
Welcoming, inclusive setting, accessible, reasonable adjustments will be made.
Facebook: Skelton OOSC

Located in Rural West York , York

  • 07934 631844

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[27] Quackers – Pre-School Playgroup

We recognise that every child is unique and has their own way of learning and we work hard to ensure that we support all children who attend the setting.
We have extensive experience of working with children who have autism as well as those who have specific speech and language needs.
Lunch club is from 11.45 am to 12.15 pm, £2.50. Can offer wrapround from 8.45 am to 3.15 pm.
Last OfSTED inspection in November 2015 "Outstanding".

Located in Rural West York , York

  • 07976 016058

[28] Haxby Playgroups @ Headlands – Pre-School Playgroup

We are a happy pre-school with fabulous purpose built facilities in the grounds of a local primary school. Staff are attuned to meet the emotional needs of all children. We are very child-centred planning for children's developmental stages and interests. Children are free to choose from a wide number of exciting activities, both indoors and outdoors and staff support children to learn through positive interactions and purposeful play. We have excellent transition arrangements to the primary school. We operate another pre-school under the same management committee, at Ralph Butterfield Primary School in Haxby.

Located in Haxby and Wigginton , York

  • 01904 768966

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[29] Theresas Nursery Haxby York – Pre-School Playgroup

Vacancies for the Spring term starting in January 2017. Theresa's nursery school has been established for 30 years. We pride ourselves on being friendly, caring and approachable to all who arrive through our door.
We offer term time care and education and are registered to open from 9am - 4pm. Current opening hours are dependent on demand so please contact Theresa to discuss availability and flexible times. We offer Summer School in August for children aged 3 - 7 years.
We are registered and approved to accept government funding for all eligible children. Also voucher schemes are in operation . We make good use of our location on an open sports field to enjoy nature walks and lots of physical activities on a grassy field. We also have an outdoor secure area which we enjoy outdoor activities every day in all seasons to enhance the child's knowledge of the great outdoors in all weathers. Theresa's believes that its people that make places special. We are proud of our friendly caring staff who enjoy their role in a fun and learning environment. Ofsted inspected March 2015 graded good in all areas, worth a read. Find us on Facebook. Theresasnursery@childcarehaxby. Open 30 hours and happy to accept these families who qualify for this funding

Located in Haxby and Wigginton , York

  • 01904 765005 or 768784

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[30] Over The Rainbow (playgroup) – Pre-School Playgroup

Currently has vacancies, please call for more information. Playgroup sessions run as follows: 9am -12.30pm (£12.75 including lunch), 9am - 3pm (£25 including lunch), 11.30am - 3pm (£12.75 including lunch). Full days are available from 8am – 6pm (£34 including lunch). They are Ofsted registered and you can claim 15 free hours of nursery funding (terms and conditions apply). They also accept employers childcare vouchers.

Located in Derwent , York

  • 01904 489053

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[31] The Wonder Years – Pre-School Playgroup

The pre-school offers educational childcare for children from three to five years of age using the Early Years Foundation Stage Guidance. At the pre-school we want all our children to feel confident, valued and respected as we understand that this helps children develop into confident and independent learners. Each child within our pre-school has their own identified keyperson who works in partnership with you in providing a range of experiences and opportunities to help children take their learning and play forward. Lunch club available.

The Wonder Years currently have vacancies. Please contact for more information.

Located in Haxby and Wigginton , York

  • 01904 758717

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[32] Haxby Playgroups @ Ralph Butterfield – Pre-School Playgroup

At Haxby Playgroup RB we promote the holistic development of the child by encouraging them to develop their skills, knowledge and understanding. Our highly qualified staff team provide a stimulating environment that is carefully organised to meet children's needs, interests and stages of development.
We recognise that play underpins learning for young children and staff interact and engage with the children so that they make rapid progress.
Our child centred approach provides a variety of appropriate learning opportunities, which meet the diverse needs of the young children who attend.
Full day, morning and afternoon sessions available with lunch club if required.Parents provide packed lunch for children attending over lunch time:

Located in Clifton , York

  • 01904 762776

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[33] Rufforth Pre School – Pre-School Playgroup

Rufforth Pre School is a small village pre school providing quality childcare in a safe and friendly environment. Established over 40 years ago, the Pre School is run by highly experienced and qualified staff who help and support children to learn and develop through stimulating and imaginative play.

Located in Rural West York , York

  • 01904 738751

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[34] Little St Mary's Pre School Playgroup – Pre-School Playgroup

Vacancies currently available, please contact for more information.
Forest School on Tuesdays.
Provides a safe, secure and stimulating environment for children. Links with local school.

Located in Rural West York , York

  • 01904 777072

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[35] Stepping Stones – Pre-School Playgroup

Limited availability 
Pre-school is in a purpose built building and offers a warm friendly environment to all children and their carers. Offers flexibility from 1 to 10 sessions. Works in partnership with Robert Wilkinson School.
Registered to offer funded places for 2, 3 and 4 year olds.
Morning sessions: 8:30am-12:00pm.
Afternoon sessions: 12:30pm-4:00pm.
Full day care (8:30am-4:00pm) is now also available.
Now offers an 8 am start

Located in Strensall , York

  • 01904 442826

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[36] Elvington Under 5s Playgroup – Pre-School Playgroup

Vacancies available every day for all ages. please contact for information about session costs.
Children can be walked to the after school club, meet in schooll playground and walk to sports and social club

Located in Wheldrake , York

  • 01904 607515

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[37] Wheldrake Pre School Playgroup – Pre-School Playgroup

We are a parent-involving, community-based group, enhancing the development and education for children under statutory school age.
Our qualified and experienced staff provide a safe, secure and stimulating environment. Various sessions are available on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. We have a fully enclosed purpose built under 5's outdoor play area.

For more information and further details about enrolment, please contact Sandra Winfield on 448796

Located in Wheldrake , York

This provider does not want their contact details made available online. To find out more about this provider please contact York Family Information Service on 01904 554444

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