Wheatcroft Pre School Playgroup is based in St Michaels Youth Hall on 'the old' part of Filey Road in Scarborough, North Yorkshire.  We are open every morning of school term time from 8.00am until 1.00pm and all day till 4.00pm on a Monday and Thursday. We have places for up to 24 children aged from 2 years to 5 years.


We are an inclusive setting and welcome all children.


We have free funded places available for 2, 3 and 4 year olds.

Please speak to Mrs Campbell our Pre School Manager for more information.


Why not come and have a look round.


Check out our well planned indoors with lots of areas for children to play and engage with resources. Step out to our new indoor/outdoor shelter where children can change into suitable clothing, relax in the reading nook or prepare themselves to explore in the tranquil secret garden. You will then find our exensive outdoor play area with space for bikes and cars, sand and our amazing cascading water trays. There is large scale construction as well as our grassed area where children can explore the world around them in the digging area, mud kitchen or see whats going on in the pond.


We are a well equipped, spacious, Ofsted good childcare provision.


The team of staff are led by

** Pre School Manager Amanda Campbell who has a Foundation Degree in Early Years Childhood Policy and Practice, BA(Hons) degree in Early Childhood Education and Care and has also gained EYPS (Early Years Professional Status) and has over 24 years experience of working with young children


Amanda is supported in her role by

**Pauline Ainsley (Deputy Preschool Manager) who has a BA (Hons) Degree Working with Children, Young People and Families

**Vicky Brewer (Pre School Assistant) who has achieved her NNEB

**Rhona Marshall (Pre School Assistant) who has her Cache Level 3 Woriking with Children and Young People.

**Georgia Campbell (Pre School Assistant), who has a BA (Hons) Degree in Early Childhood Development and Learning  


(See our 'who's who' page for more info).



Awarded 'Highly Effective Status' by the local authority                                 Ofsted "Good" June 2019

Wheatcroft Pre School Playgroup

St Michaels Youth Hall, Filey Road,

Scarborough, YO11 3AA


Telephone 01723 363179


(Call us during session time or you can leave us a message and we will get back to you)


email; [email protected]m


Charity registration number 1031308


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Since the pandemic we have been busier than normal and are almost full for the 2021-2022 academic year so have decided to open up from January on a Tuesday afteroon as well as our Monday and Thursday afternoons. Spaces for 2 year olds are very limited but change on a regular basis as children turn 3.


We are still taking bookings for January and April 2022 for the sessions we have left and we have already started taking bookings for September 2022. We are still doing our show arounds on a Monday and Thursday at 4pm when all the children have left. Please contact us and arrange an appointment.


Should you wish to find out more information about us we have our facebook page Wheatcroft Preschool in St Michaels Youth Hall as well as this website.


Term Dates


Return 7th September 2021

Break up Friday  22nd October


Return 1st November

Closed Polling Day 25.11.21

Break up 17th December


Return 5th January 2022

Break up 18h February


Return 28th February

Break up 8th April


Return 26th April

Closed 2nd May

Break up 25th May


Closed 6th June Queens Jubilee

Return 7th June

Break up 21st July

Leavers Party 22nd July

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