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

Bookings are taken for Winter 2019 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 £5.00 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] Marygate Pre-School Playgroup – Pre-School Playgroup

Marygate Preschool was established fifty years ago and in that time has built up a good reputation within the local community and beyond. Our recent Ofsted inspection in January 2017 is rated as Outstanding. Our premises consists of a large hall, a smaller adjoining room which houses our lending library but is also used for story time, singing and small group focused activities and an outdoor enclosed courtyard play area. We are open term time only for eight sessions per week – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings from 9am until 12pm, afternoons from 12pm until 3pm. We also run a lunch club following each morning session from 12pm until 1pm, where, for an additional charge, the children are able to stay and enjoy a packed lunch from home. We can also offer early starts from 8.30am and late finishes until 4.00pm for an additional charge. We provide a healthy snack every session.
We have five staff led by the manager who is an Early Years Teacher and the deputy manager who holds a Foundation Degree in Early Years. We provide a warm, caring and comfortable environment where children can learn, develop, have fun and make friends. Our wide range of resources and activities enable us to support the children to learn through play and meet the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage. We are able to accept two, three and four year old funding and also accept childcare vouchers from employers.
If you would like any further information or would like to arrange a visit then please contact Mandy on 07922 538027.

Located in Clifton , York

  • 07922 538027

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[3] Koosh Club (Park Grove) – Pre-School Playgroup

Vacancies every day, always has emergency cover. £5.00 for Breakfast Club. £11.00 for the after school club.

Located in Guildhall , York

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

Please contact Phoenix for current vacancy information. The group operates a waiting list. Morning sessions times are 8:45am-11:45am, lunch club -11:45am-12:15pm and afternoon session – 12:15pm-3:15pm. We offer up to 30 hour “free funded places” .
We are situated within Park Grove Primary Academy. We work alongside “Koosh” breakfast club, afterschool club and holiday club for wrap around care. They are situated in the opposite classroom to Phoenix and drop off and collect children to and from Phoenix.
We hold our Wednesday morning sessions (Rising 5’s) for children who will be going to school the following September. After Easter we open the adjoining door for an hour into the Reception class, giving the children an opportunity to meet their new teacher and get used to what could be their new classroom in Park Grove. The staff at Phoenix work closely with the early Years team to ensure a smooth transition.

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. One staff are trained sencos, one member of staff has done portage work shop. All staff have completed the safeguarding training. We operate a lunch club facility which is an added extra cost -not fundable

Located in Holgate , York

  • 01904 650903

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

Please contact us for further information on vacancies coming in September 2019 - ring when the session is open or email to enquire about places. Visit the website for full details.
The group runs two sessions per day. 5 hour sessions are available between 9am and 2pm. Also offers 3 hour sessions between 9.30am and 12.30pm every day of the week at £16.50 per session. Early registration is advised. Follows Early Years Foundation Stage. We have an experienced team of staff including a SEN coordinator.

Located in Holgate , York

  • 07957 101801

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[7] Poppleton Road Playgroup – Pre-School Playgroup


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 2 year old funded or paid 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 4 hour sessions every day between 9am and 1pm with the option of finishing at 12 or staying for lunch until 1pm. Costs are £4.00 per hour and we are providers of the funded 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

  • 01904 340999

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

We have a limited number of spaces available for full day sessions as well as afternoon spaces. 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). £3.95 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

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[9] Fulford Pre-School CIO – 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 £4.00. Morning session 8.45 am - 11.45 am is £12.00 Lunch club 11.45 am - 12.15pm is £2.00. Afternoon session 12.15 pm - 3.15 pm is £12.00 and after school club 3.15 pm to 4.45 pm is £6.00. 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 £12.00 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 our Manager based on the children's interests. We also have a member of staff that is level 1 British Sign Language qualified.

  • 01904 555438

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[10] 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

Located in Dringhouses & Woodthorpe , York

  • 07934 421390

[11] Rainbow Playgroup – Pre-School Playgroup

Please contact for up to date details of available places.
Offers full days (8.30 - 3.15)or morning sessions (08.30-11.30) or afternoon sessions (12.15-15.15) there is also a lunch club (11.30-12.15), you would need to provide a packed lunch if you are staying for a lunch club. We have a large open plan playgroup with free flow access to outdoors as well a forest school area. We are committee run with a daily manager over sees the running of playgroup. Our SENCO has many years experience of supporting children with additional needs. We are able to offer Talk Boost to help any children with communication delay.
We work in partnership with the Infant school (Carr) and local childminders and can arrange pick ups from the Infant school if needed.

Located in Acomb , York

  • 01904 791814

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

We have limited vacancies, and we do operate a waiting list, please call for more information. Some Vacancies are left for September 2019. Afternoon sessions require children to bring packed lunch. Monday afternoon sessions are for children just about to start school. Due to a new build at badger hill primary we are off site between Sept - Dec and operating at Holmefields community centre. Back on site from January 2020 in our new modula build.

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

[13] Stockton Lane Playgroup – Pre-School Playgroup

Playgroup is for children 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 and or to be placed on the waiting list.

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 those needs. All Staff are qualified and have been with the Playgroup for a number of years. We have close links with Hempland, Heworth, Stockton on Forest and St Alreads Schools being part of the newly amalgamated Partnership.

Located in Heworth Without , York

  • 07746 806426

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

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.
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.

Located in Fulford & Heslington , York

  • 07708 155 484

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[15] 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 8:30am - 9:00am (Includes toast and milk) £1.75.
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 & Derwent , York

  • 01904 416476

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

We are an independent OFSTED rated OUTSTANDING pre-school located on the Lakeside Primary Academy 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 Rawcliffe & Clifton Without , York

  • 07745 902272

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

We have very limited availability this term, all sessions still available sessions are the PM sessions. Further vacancies will be available from September 2019. Please contact the Playgroup for further details.
We are an inclusive practice with an one accredited Senco. Our deputy manager is waiting to go on the Senco course starting next month. 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 variety of sessions everyday of the week. If you want the AM session your child can stay for our lunch club at an extra cost of £3.50 per day, a packed lunch must be provided. Children can attend just the afternoon session if you require also. 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 & New Earswick , York

  • 07407 700315

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[18] 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 5 members of staff. We take children from the age of 2 years until they start full time school. We have limited places available to start now . We also offer a lunch club at an additional charge of £2 per lunch. Cheeky Monkeys offers 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. The best way to contact us is by the mobile number 01904788199, our email does not always work.

Located in Westfield , York

  • 01904788199

[19] 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 £4 per hour or £3 per hour for parents on some benefits.
We also now run a breakfast club from 8:15 at a cost of £2 (food provided) and a lunch club 11:45 also £2:00 (bring a pack lunch)
We have vacancies for 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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[20] 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 grassed area, as well as a secure patio area for free-flow play. We operate a lunch club, and a breakfast club please call us for further details.

Located in Huntington & New Earswick , York

  • 01904 750363

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[21] 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 with an excellent childcare ratio and a committee of local parents/carers. Poppleton under Fives consists of our Pre-school, (£14 per session for 2 year olds; £12 per session for 3 and above) plus Stay and Play Toddler and Baby groups . To register with any of our groups please call the membership secretary for full information or contact us on or find us on Facebook. Our last OFSTED inspection was Good .

Playgroup sessions Mon, Wed, Thurs and Fri 9.00 - 12.00; Mon and Thurs 12:30-15:30. Lunch sessions also offered on Monday and Thursday.
Popp And Play Toddler session Fri 9.15 -11.15 , Baby group Fri 9.15 - 11.15

Located in Rural West York , York

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[22] Huntington Kinder Class – Pre-School Playgroup

We are a local pre school setting who offers term time only childcare, providing children with a caring and safe environment to grow, learn and explore. We have a secure outdoor learning environment where children can explore and expand their natural curiosity. Places available now, please contact Miss Tait on 07471109355

Located in Huntington & New Earswick , York

  • 07471 109355

[23] 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 building positive relationships with children and their carers. We ensure that we plan our environment carefully to provide resources that will support children to become flexible thinkers and problem solvers. As a setting we are constantly considering the latest research to inform our practice.
We have extensive experience of working with children who have autism and Down's syndrome, as well as those who have specific speech and language needs.
Lunch club is from 11.45 am to 12.15 pm, £2.75. Can offer wrapround from 8.30 am to 3.15 pm. In our most recent OfSTED inspection in November 2015 we were judged "Outstanding".

Located in Copmanthorpe , York

  • 07976 016058

[24] 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 & Wigginton , York

  • 01904 768966

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

Panda Playgroup is a committee run preschool managed by an Early Years Teacher with 20 years’ experience in Childcare. We provide children with safe, exciting and nurturing learning opportunities. Our groups are small and friendly and we recognise the importance of close liaison with parents/carers to ensure the well-being of each child.
Panda Playgroup has easy access from Acomb, Bishopthorpe and surrounding areas and is 10 minutes from Tadcaster and offers an optional early start from 8.30 if needed. There are currently some vacancies on most days for children from 2 years. 15 and 30-hour funding is accepted for 2,3 and 4 year olds. Registration for September is now open

Located in Copmanthorpe , York

  • 07716 653801

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

Currently has vacancies, please call for more information. Playgroup sessions run as follows: 9am -12.30pm (£15 including lunch), 9am - 3pm (£25 including lunch), 11.30am - 3pm (£15 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. You can also claim your 30hour funding childcare at our setting.

Located in Osbaldwick & Derwent , York

  • 01904 489053

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[27] 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 limited vacancies. Please contact for more information.

Located in Haxby & Wigginton , York

  • 01904 758717

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[28] Haxby Playgroups Rising Fives – 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 Haxby & Wigginton , York

  • 01904 762776

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[29] 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 experienced and qualified staff who help and support children to learn and develop through stimulating and imaginative play. We offer sessions on Mondays (9.00am - 12.00noon), Wednesdays (9.00am - 3.00pm) and Fridays (9.00am - 3.00pm). Our last Ofsted inspection was GOOD.

Located in Rural West , York

  • 07895483710

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[30] 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. We offer a hot dinner and have good links with local school.

Located in Rural West , York

  • 01904 777072

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[31] Stepping Stones Pre-School – 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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[32] 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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[33] 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

  • 01904 448796

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