A visit from Learning in the Woods Ofsted 2016 Croft Carnival 2016 Diddidance visit New Paving area Our award winning healthy snacks At play in our sunny garden Ofsted 2016 adventure walk Gardening Crafts Snack Time Playing outside Imaginative play Discovering nature Music4All
Children gardening for our Tatton Flower Show event.

Excellence in Action

Croft Early Years has been established since 1967 and is a registered charity.

We are staffed by experienced and qualified early years practitioners supported by volunteer's and students who are undertaking training. We are registered to care for 31 children.

We also provide a Breakfast Club at St Lewis' Primary School.

Our Early Years sessions are organised to give your child the chance to explore new situations and practice important skills. Doing this through play and first hand experience in a fun and relaxed way.

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Ofsted 2016

The Ofsted inspection of September 16th 2016 awarded us a "Good" assessment in all areas including the quality of learning, effectiveness of the management and outcomes for children. To read the full report, it is available to download as a .pdf file here.

Close links to local Primary Schools


Easy Fund-raising for Croft Early Years

Croft early Years is a not-for-profit pre-school and a registered charity.
All extra funds we can raise go towards providing a better learning experience for the children. You can help our fund raising just by doing your online shopping! We have joined easyfundraising.org.uk to help you to help us raise funds every time you buy almost anything online.
Easyfundraising.org.uk is a great way to raise money for charities, schools, sports clubs, community groups, and other good causes just by shopping online. You don’t pay anything extra - the donation comes from the retailer - most of the major shops are there to choose from. Please sign up today and bookmark the page, so that you always start your shop at easyfundraising.org.uk.
Full details of the scheme are available on the easyfundraising website.

Staff Vacancies at Croft Early Years

There are currently no vacancies at the Pre-school.

New Flyer

We have a new, full colour flyer for Croft Early Years to download and show to your friends and family looking for a pre-school place.

Link to new flyer

Change4Life Award

Change4Life

Croft Early Years are very proud to have recently gained the Healthier Together Award, in recognition of the quality of the healthy food that we provide to the children. More details on our blog page.