Latest News

November 2015

Preschool rated good in all areas by OFSTED!

We are very pleased to announce that after our recent OFSTED inspection, we have been awarded a GOOD rating which is an excellent achievement against the newly released stringent criteria. A big THANK YOU to everyone involved in the pre-school over the years to enable this to be achieved.

You can read more in the inspectors report by following this link:

Any questions or comments please contact Debbie (Manager) or Simon (Chair).



Preschool Meet & Greet

Bishopsteignton Pre-School Playgroup are hosting a ‘Meet and Greet’ evening at the Pre-School on Thursday 22nd October 2015. 8-9pm. This is a great opportunity for current and future parents to come and meet and chat with the staff and committee members, have a look around our Pre-School environment and also meet other parents all sharing that Pre-School experience….oh and there will probably be a slice of cake in it too!!

Please contact the Pre-School for any further details on 01626 777672.

Thankyou and we look forward to seeing you then.



Pre-school Summer Party date revealed!

The most prestigious event in the pre-school calendar – the annual summer party – has been named as Saturday 25th July at Teignmouth Golf Club. Please come along and enjoy an evening of music and entertainment with the chance to socialise with other parents and the pre-school staff.

More details to follow so please keep an eye out on our Facebook page!



The popular Pre-school Wheels & Ride Event is back!

Back by popular demand, this year’s sponsored Wheels & Ride event will take place in the Bishopsteignton Primary school playground on Saturday 16th May from 10am!

All pre-school children (and their siblings) are invited to come and do as many laps around the playground as they can. Please ask people to sponsor your child, to raise funds for a pre-school trip later in the term!

A letter and attached sponsorship form can be found in your child’s folder at the pre-school. So get your bikes, scooters, pushchairs and buggies and join us for an hour of fun and exercise!



A big paperchase thank you!

Bishopsteignton Pre-school Playgroup would like to say a massive THANK YOU to everyone who kindly donates towards our PAPERCHASE collection each month.

On average we raise £135 each month for our CHARITY run Pre-school. This is an invaluable contribution towards enhancing our children’s learning environment, ultimately ensuring the highest standards of education.

THANK YOU once again. We would be truly grateful for your ongoing support. Please leave your piles of newspaper, magazines and cardboard outside your property on the last SATURDAY of every month before 09.30amand we will collect! we then transfer everything into a MASSIVE skip located at Lawns End car park to await collection. Please feel free to offload straight into the skip if this is convenient for you.

Any questions please do not hesitate to contact our Paperchase Co-ordinator Karen Coburn on 07518883420.




Vote for Bishopsteignton Preschool Playgroup!

We recently applied for the:

Asda Foundation that supports Asda’s Community Life programme Chosen by you…..and it’s fantastic news we have been accepted!

So PLEASE can you all go to Asda in Newton Abbot and vote for Bishopsteignton pre-school playgroup.

You need to go to the checkouts & ask for the little green voting tokens and place them in our box, the charity with the most votes (hopefully us with all your support) will win £200.

Please can you pop into Asda as often as possible over the next 2 months starting from today!

Please ask all your friends & family to help/support us to!

Happy New Year x




Volunteer Secretary required to join the Committee

We are seeking someone who wants to provide some support to this charity run pre-school by offering their time to fulfil the role of secretary.
Basic duties
• Writing and issuing letters on behalf of the committee as required
• Preparation of the agenda along with support from the chairperson.
• Typing up minutes from the monthly committee meetings (normally held on a Monday evening for a few hours)
• Basic tracking and updating of actions.

The individual would require basic word processing skills with access to their own PC/laptop and is willing to give their time and enthusiasm to be part of this fun group of committee.

The role of secretary is vital & really needs to be filled, for the committee to function all 4 post must be occupied, we already have, chair, treasurer & manager in place, therefore we need a secretary to complete our lovely team.

Full handover available from current person in post.
For further information or to register your interest please contact:
Simon Coburn – Chairman on 07710170863



All set for the new school year!

The Bishopsteignton Preschool team are all geared up for the new preschool term which starts tomorrow. As well as a number of children returning from a long summer break, we will be welcoming some new faces too. The weather this week is looking great so no doubt there will be plenty of outdoor fun to be had in our refurbished playground.

Preschool Manager Debbie Cornish says “we are delighted to be starting a new preschool year with so many children already booked into sessions. We have some new faces within our own team as well as the children so it will be a fresh start for all”.

There are still plenty of places available at the preschool, and you can register your interest now by downloading a copy of our registration form. 



Paperchase, this Saturday, the 30th August!

Don’t forget to leave out all of your unwanted card, magazines and newspapers for our Paperchase team!