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Update regarding preschool re-opening

Important Update - preschool re - opening

Meet the team

Mrs Beiser, Miss Atkins, Miss Smith & Miss McCourt

St Mary’s Preschool is an inviting, warm and friendly setting

We aim to provide an inspiring environment so that your child feels safe, secure and able to thrive and become an independent learner.




We have a purpose-built building with a spacious outdoor area that is naturally surrounded by trees and woodland.

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We are open during term time, 8.30am-2.30pm Monday – Friday.

We run three hour sessions and your child may attend between 8.30am-11.30am, 11.30am-2.30pm or all day between 8.30am and 2.30pm.


Your child can start at St Mary’s Preschool from age 2 years 9 months, either for a 2 year old funded place or a paid place at a cost of £15 per three hour session.


Your child will be entitled to 15 hours childcare funded by the government from the term after they turn 3 years old. In addition, you may be entitled to 30 hours funded childcare if you meet certain criteria.

You may be eligible for 2 year old funding if you meet certain criteria.


Leaflets are available from us or you can get a form from the Isle of Wight council website to complete, using this link:





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