Welcome to
The CABIN Pre-School

Reading Road, Woodcote, RG8 0QY
01491 680854



The Cabin Pre-School is a friendly local pre-school providing Early Years childcare in a happy, clean, safe and stimulating space.

We offer lots of additional acctivities as part of the day, such as French, Cookery and Football.

We welcome children from the age of two, including those in nappies, as well as children with developmental needs and disabilities.

We are situated securely within the heart of the Woodcote Schools, with our own dedicated outdoor area Plus full use of a secure playground, field and climbing frames.

We are proud of the individual approach we use for each child in our care and our excellent relationship with the school allowing for good quality transitions.


We are open Monday to Friday from 9am until 3pm and are able offer early starts from 8.30am and late stays till 3.30pm.
We are flexible and children can attend any combination of morning and afternoon sessions with or without lunch.

MorniningLunch TimeAfternoon
9:00 - 11:30 11:30 - 12:3012:30 - 15:00


The current fee is £5.00 per hour. Early Start and Late Stay are charged at £2.50 respectively. From September 2019 Fees for 2 Year olds will rise to £5.50 per hour.
We accept all childcare vouchers and Government funding is available for eligible two year olds and all three and four year olds.
Plus additional funding for eligible three and four year olds.
Fees are payable at the start of each term.


If you wish to register your child for a place at The Cabin Pre-School, please fill in the Enrolement Form and send it with £30 registration fee to Cabin Pre-School. Upon receipt the Administrator will send you a receipt of payment.


If you wish to visit The Cabin Pre-School, we would be more than happy to schedule an appointment. Please call to arrange.


In the following section you'll find lots of information about The Cabin Pre-School. Click/tap the images to access key details including Ofsted reports, Early Years Foundation stage and our committee.


9:00 Register
9:20 Breakfast - Toast and Milk
9:45 Playtime and Group Activities
11:30 Home Time
11:30-12:30 Lunch Time.
12:30 Afternoon Arrival
12:35 Register and Quiet time
12:50 Playtime and Group Activities
14:40 Snacktime
15:00 Home Time.

Weekly Activities

PE - Once a week, Day changes each term
Sign and Rhyme - Wednesday AM
French - Tuesday PM
Football ball skills - Friday AM
Cooking - Various days
Library Visits - Fridays


Cabin Pre-School Sweatshirts and T-Shirts are available to purchase, however they are not complusory.

We would suggest that your child wears old comfortable clothing that will allow your child to use the toilet independently.
Aprons will be provided for messy play.


Autumn Term 2018
Thursday 6th September Start of Autumn Term
Friday 19th October Close for Half term at 3.30pm
Monday 29th October Start Term 2
Thursday 13th December Christmas Lunch
Friday 14th December Christmas Nativity
Tuesday 18th December Christmas Party
Wednesday 19th December Christmas Songs
Thursday 19th December Family Disco 5:00-6:30pm
Thursday 20th December Last Day of Term -close at 3:30pm
Spring Term 2019
Monday7th January Start of Spring Term
Friday 15th February Close for Half term at 3.30pm
Monday 25th February Start Term 4
Friday 5th April Last Day of Term -close at 1pm
Summer Term 2019
Tuesday 23rd April Start of Spring Term
Monday 6th May Bank Holiday - Closed
Friday 24th May Close for Half term at 3.30pm
Monday 3rd June Start Term 6
Friday 5th July Inset day - Closed
Wednesday 24th July Last Day of Term -close at 1pm



Lunch time is a great oppurtunity for children to learn social skills. You can provide a healthy packed lunch or purchase a 2 course hot lunch and cost £2.20. There is a choice of 3 main courses including vegetarian and Jacket Potato options. Food allergies and intolerances can also be accomodated.

Our Mission





The Cabin Pre-school believes in the unique value of each child and their family within our community.
We promote inclusive principals celebrating the natural curiosity of each child whilst celebrating all achievements.

Our Team



Key Worker Cover
Cache Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care for Young Children and Young People’s Services.

NVQ 4 Children Care and Learning and Development and NVQ 3 Early years Care and Education.

SENCO and Safeguarding Person.
Mother of three Girls.



Blue Group Key Worker
NVQ 3 in Early Years and Child Care.

Safeguarding Person.

Mother of one Boy and one Girl.


Childcare Assistant

Red Group Key Worker
Exedel Level 3 Diploma for Children and Young Person's Work Force.

Bachelor of Science Post Graduate Certificate of Education

Mother of three Girls.


Childcare Assistant

Orange Group Key Worker
Open University level 1 & 2 in Health and Social Science and Child Psychology.

Level 3 in Children and Young Person's Workforce.

Mother of two Girls and one Boy.


Childcare Assistant

Green Group Key Worker
Higher Diploma in Education-Junior Primary Teacher (SA)

Mother of one Girls and two Boys.


Childcare Assistant

Support and Cover
Working towards qualification in childcare.

Mother of one Boy and one Girl.


Childcare Assistant

One to One Support
Level 2 in Children and Young Person's Workforce.

Mother of two Girls and one Boy.



All staff recieve training in Safeguarding, attend regular Food Hygiene Level 2 courses and undertake Paediatric First Aid Training.


01491 680854

Reading Road, Woodcote, RG8 0QY

The Cabin Pre-School is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation, registered in England and Wales - 1164579.

Copyright © The CABIN Pre-School 2019