The following links provide useful information for parents/carers with pre-school age children:
Free Early Education All 3 and 4-year-olds in England are entitled to 15 hours of free early education each week for 38 weeks of the year. Some 2-year-olds are also eligible.
Pre-school Learning Alliance New Marston Pre-School is a member of the Pre-school Learning Alliance
Ofsted Information about Ofsted’s role in regulating childcare
Department of Education Information about the Early Years Foundation Stage
St Michael’s CE Primary School New Marston Pre-School is located within the grounds of St Michael’s CE Primary School
Oxfordshire County Council Starting school in Oxfordshire, including admission policies and how to apply for a primary school place for your child
Special Educational Needs and Disability New Marston Pre-School is part of Oxfordshire County Council’s SEND Local Offer
Children’s Centres in Oxfordshire Children’s centres are for children under 5 and their families and offer a range of activities, play, information and support from professionals working in a wide range of fields, whatever their background or circumstances.
Oxfordshire Libraries Find your local library
Early Years Development Journal Designed for families, practitioners and others to use as a way of recording, celebrating and supporting children’s progress
Family Friendly Events in Oxford Daily Info listing of events in Oxford suitable for children and families
Get Safe Online Advice for families with children under 5 years old about being safe online