We believe every family should have the support they need to develop and lead more fulfilling lives

Our team are well experienced in supporting children’s individual needs and believe that the parent is the greatest educator of all, by working together we can help to support your child to enable them to reach their full potential whilst learning in a safe, secure and homely environment.

The setting provides a healthy varied snack for children to enjoy during each session, meeting all dietary and medical requirements.

Additional Services and Charges

8.30-9am – Early start club: £3.00 per child per day
9-12 midday- Non funded morning session: £17.50 2-year-old or £15 3 & 4-year-old
12-1pm – Lunch Club: £3.00 per child per day
1-4pm – Non funded afternoon session: £17.50 2-year-old or £15 3 & 4-year-old
3-4pm – 30 hour funding daily charge: £3 per child per day

Funded Services

9-12 midday – Funded morning session: free
1-4pm – Funded afternoon session: free
9-3pm – 30 hour funded session: free
Includes snack, water and milk

Other Charges

Nappy (you are advised to supply your own): £3 per child per day
Packet wipe (you are advised to supply your own): £2 per child per packet
Late pick-up charge (for each five-minute block): £3 per child per block
Late fee payment charge (added monthly while in arrears): £10 per account per month

For more information on this, specific session times or to arrange a visit, please call and ask to speak with the manager, Kerry Smith.

Ofsted Report 2016

The setting received a ‘GOOD’ outcome following the last Ofsted inspection in April 2016. You can view the full report here. Please see below for testimonials.

How to Apply

Please call us on 01202 391500 or contact us on the form below with any questions or to request a registration form. Completed forms can also be delivered to Teddy’s Pre-School, 34 Somerset Road, Bournemouth BH7 6JJ.

Summer Holiday Clubs

YMCA Bournemouth run holiday clubs for a range of ages and at a number of local venues.

At Teddy’s Pre-School we offer a Summer Holiday Club for 2 to 4-year-olds. The club provides the usual mixture of Pre-School fun as well as summer-themed indoor and outdoor activities, including cooking, gardening and short local trips. Fees start from just £15 for a half day and £20 for a full day. You’ll find full details here.

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Useful Links

Information on 3 and 4-yearold universal early education funding (15 hours)

Information on 3 and 4yearold extended early education funding (30 hours)

Information on 2yearold funding (15 hours)

What to do if you are concerned about a child or young person (Bournemouth)

What to do if you are concerned about a child or young person (Bournemouth, Poole & Dorset)

Information on special educational needs and the local offer (Bournemouth)

Information and advice from the children’s information service (Bournemouth)

How You Can Help Us!

We are a charity and any help you can offer us, whether it be a donation, taking part in one of our fundraising events or volunteering your time, is hugely appreciated. Thank you!

Teddy’s Pre-School, based in Somerset Road, Pokesdown, is open between the hours of 8.30 – 4pm and provides morning and afternoon sessions during term-time for children aged between 2-4 years and also those children who are in receipt of Early Education Funding for 15 or 30 hours a week.

Meeting Your Child’s Learning and Development Needs

The setting works within the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum by using a child-centred approach to promote individual interests, learning and development within Prime and Specific areas of learning

  • Personal, social & emotional development
  • Communication & language
  • Physical development
  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Understanding of the world
  • Expressive arts & design

Please click here for more information regarding the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum or contact us on the form below with any questions.

What Can Teddy’s Pre-School Offer You?

Our manager Kerry Smith leads a team of friendly, well-qualified, highly-skilled early years practitioners who extend learning and support the individual child through the curiousity approach and child-led, free-flow play, offering a wealth of learning opportunities both inside and outside.

Our team are well experienced in supporting children’s individual needs and believe that the parent is the greatest educator of all. By working together we can help to support your child to enable them to reach their full potential whilst learning in a safe, secure and homely environment.

In 2018, our Family & Relationship
services supported over 1300
local families

Parent Feedback

We welcome feedback regarding all of our facilities and services so please don’t hesitate to get in touch using the form below if you’d like to give us some feedback or make some suggestions.

The attached video shows the words that appeared most frequently in feedback from parents across a range of courses.

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Teddy’s Pre-School
34 Somerset Rd
Bournemouth
BH7 6JJ

01202 391500