The Meeting House Playgroup is a popular pre-school that provides a safe, friendly and stimulating setting in which young children can learn and play. Established in 1967 in Shenfield Essex, we have been instrumental in the early year’s education of many local people, and Ofsted have recently rated us as Outstanding.

The premises consist of three good-sized rooms, toilets and kitchen and have been inspected and approved by Ofsted and the County Fire Authority. We also have full use of a fenced garden and paved area, and in the summer especially, playgroup becomes open air. There is a small car park to the front of the building. Deployment of the areas in playgroup can be observed on a pre-visit session.

We are open Monday to Friday from 9a.m. to 12 noon during term time and we organise our sessions so that the children can choose from, and work at, a range of activities and, in doing so, build up their ability to select and work through a task to its completion. The children are also helped and encouraged to take part in adult-led small and large group activities, which introduce them to new experiences and help them to gain new skills, as well as helping them to learn to work with others.

Meeting House Playgroup


Ofsted have rated us as Outstanding

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