St Alphege Preschool Website

St. Alphege Preschool, a ‘Preschool for the families of Solihull’, is situated in the Oliver Bird Hall, within the grounds of St. Alphege Church.  Preschool offers Early Years care and education, every weekday in term-time, for children who are 2-4 years old. Our setting is inspected by OFSTED and is currently rated as ‘Good’.

Preschool prides itself on offering a caring, stimulating and safe environment and a happy atmosphere, where children are individually valued and their needs met.  We help children to build their skills to their full potential, and give them the opportunity to rely on people outside their family and to develop confidence with other children in the wider environment.

We also provide children with an outdoor space; our Forest School, which has been created thanks to the fundraising efforts of families over the years. It is a wonderful space used most days, which adds a further dimension to children’s education and allows them to fully experience the wonder and magic of the natural world.  Forest School is a learning approach which sits within Preschool’s Early Years curriculum, and is a natural extension of our indoor learning environment.

Applications for St. Alphege Preschool are welcomed throughout the academic year and placements can start as soon as a child turns 2.  More information is available via our website.

No. 1 Club

St. Alphege No. 1 Club, part of the St. Alphege Preschool Group, provides before and after school care for St. Alphege Infant School and Nursery pupils within the familiar Preschool classroom setting.  

No. 1 Club operates from Monday to Friday, during term time only.  A morning session is offered from 8 am, and two afternoon sessions are provided: 3.25 pm – 5.00 pm, or 3.25 pm – 6.00 pm. Children are dropped off at and/or picked up from the school or nursery doors by No.1 Club staff.

We also offer a wraparound session for children attending St Alphege Nursery and can collect children from nursery, where they will stay with us until collected and up until 6pm.