Pre-school in Elham, Kent near Canterbury

Elham pre-school is a thriving, educational pre-school for 2, 3 and 4 year olds. Situated in Elham, we are only 10 minutes’ drive from Hawkinge and within easy reach of Folkestone and Canterbury in Kent. We provide a safe, fun and stimulating environment in which children have the freedom to play, learn and socialise. Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Elham Pre-School has a lot to offer you and your child:

  • Caring, nurturing and fully qualified staff, all of whom are parents themselves;
  • A wide variety of fun and stimulating activities for the children to enjoy and to help their physical and social development;
  • A large, spacious hall in which to play and learn; complete with modern and well-maintained facilities;
  • Extensive outdoor space for children to explore and enjoy the clean, fresh air and beautiful surrounding countryside;
  • Excellent equipment, with toys and activities rotated daily;
  • Very competitive rates compared to other pre-schools in the area.

Our History

Elham Pre-School was established in 1965 to provide early years education for children from Elham, Hawkinge, Folkestone, Canterbury and all the surrounding areas in Kent. We are one of the few pre-schools/nurseries in south-east Kent that can claim that all of our current staff are parents...



ofstedElham Pre-School has had consistently good Ofsted reports with outstanding elements. Our 2015 Ofsted report referred to the “good quality care for all children,” and stated that “parents report that they are extremely happy with the service provided and that the staff are very caring.”

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