Checkendon, RG8 0SR
01491 682589

Checkendon Pre-School C.I.O

Providing a nurturing environment supporting independence, encouraginng curiosity, exploration and a love of learning

Welcome to Checkendon Pre-School 

Checkendon Pre School C.I.O [Charity Incorporated Organisation] is a long-established Pre-School running since 1979. 
Checkendon Pre-School is small friendly community Pre-School with a fantastic team of highly qualified practitioners. It is set in an idyllic village hall in Checkendon, the heart of the South Oxfordshire Countryside. We take full advantage of the local woodlands, large playing fields, and supportive and welcoming community. Our team provides high standards of care and aim to inspire the children daily,through a variety of activities, following the EYFS.
It is our aim to maintain a safe, healthy, nurturing and stimulating environment where the developmental needs of children are met. We encourage independence, curiosity and exploration through play, helping encourage confidence and a life-long love of learning suited to each individual child’s needs. We work in close partnership with parents to ensure consistency of care and sharing of information about their child’s development.
Checkendon Pre-School C.I.O is OFSTED Rated GOOD.
Checkendon Pre-School takes children from 2 years of age (including those in nappies). We are open from 7.30am to 3.30pm, five days a week, term time only. We operate 4 sessions per day and are also able to provide flexible hours during our sessional day. Providing a caring Pre-School environment to children in Checkendon, Stoke Row, Woodcote and surrounding areas. Checkendon Pre-School CIO is Registered for Government Funding including 2 year old funding and 30 hour funding. for 2 and 3 year olds. For more information see
Our Breakfast Club starts at 7.30 am, allowing parents that added, precious time in the morning. Breakfast Club is also open to older children up to 11 years old who attend Checkendon Primary school. The Primary School pupils will then be escorted to school after the breakfast club session. We offer a variety of healthy breakfast options along with a friendly and varied environment for your child to get ready for the day ahead. Checkendon Pre-School also provides early starts for the children starting at 8 am.

OFSTED inspected member of the Early Years Alliance, Charity No. 1156803.
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Spaces now available for September 2024

The children enjoyed dressing up as their favourite characters from well-loved stories.

World book day 2024

Checkendon pre-School Christmas Hamper raffle Fundraiser 2024.

Checkendon Pre-Schools Christmas hamper raffle was a great sucess. We are very pleased to say we raised over £400.00