Wheatcroft Pre School Playgroup is based in St Michaels Youth Hall on 'the old' part of Filey Road in Scarborough, North Yorkshire.  We are open every morning of school term time from 8.00am until 1.00pm and all day till 4.00pm on a Monday and Thursday. We have places for up to 24 children aged from 2 years to 5 years.


We are an inclusive setting and welcome all children.


We have free funded places available for 2, 3 and 4 year olds.

Please speak to Mrs Campbell our Pre School Manager for more information.


Why not come and have a look round.


Check out our well planned indoors with lots of areas for children to play and engage with resources. Step out to our new indoor/outdoor shelter where children can change into suitable clothing, relax in the reading nook or prepare themselves to explore in the tranquil secret garden. You will then find our exensive outdoor play area with space for bikes and cars, sand and water, large scale construction as well as our grassed area where children can explore the world around them in the digging area, mud kitchen or see whats going on in the pond.


We are a well equipped, spacious, Ofsted good childcare provision. The team of staff are led by Pre School Manager Amanda Campbell who has a Foundation Degree in Early Years Childhood Policy and Practice, BA(Hons) degree in Early Childhood Education and Care and has also gained EYPS (Early Years Professional Status) and has over 24 years experience of working with young children


Amanda is supported in her role by

Pauline Ainsley (Deputy Preschool Manager) who has a BA (Hons) Degree Working with Children, Young People and Families

Vicky Brewer (Pre School Assistant) whohas  achieved her NNEB

Rhona Marshall (Pre School Assistant) who has her Cache Level 3 Woriking with Children and Young People.

Georgia Campbell (Pre School Assistant), currently studying at Coventry University


(See our 'who's who' page for more info).



Awarded 'Highly Effective Status' by the local authority                                 Ofsted "Good"

Wheatcroft Pre School Playgroup

St Michaels Youth Hall, Filey Road,

Scarborough, YO11 3AA


Telephone 01723 363179


(Call us during session time or you can leave us a message and we will get back to you)


email; wheatcroftpreschool@hotmail.com


Charity registration number 1031308


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We will be opening up on the first Wednesday of each month for our Family Fun sessions. These sessions are open for all families - not just preschool families and for all ages 0-rising 5 year olds.


Come along and have a play in our interesting and exciting indoor area and see what we have to offer in our extensive outdoor learning environment, complete with digging and planting areas, secret garden, pond and plenty of open ended learnning opprtunities.


We are currently taking bookings for April and September 2020 for 2, 3 & 4 year olds.


We offer 15 and 30 hours free funded places and are open term time only (in line with local schools).



If you are unable to make our family fun sessions but would like more information please email, phone or pop in for more details.

Spring Newsletter 2020


Term Dates


Break up 14th February 2020


Return 24th February 2020

Break up 3rd April 2020


Return 21st April 2020

Friday 8th May closed

Break up 22nd May 2020


Return  2nd June  2020

Break up 17th July  2020


Autumn Term 2020

Return 8th September 2020

Break up  23rd October 2020


Return 2nd November 2020

Break up 18th December 2020

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