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 water, 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) whohas  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), currently studying at Coventry University


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



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

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; wheatcroftpreschool@hotmail.com


Charity registration number 1031308


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We are currently following the latest government guidelines and will remain open until advised otherwise.

The following procedures are in effect from 16.3.2020

* Anyone with a new cough or a temperature will not be allowed into the setting. Children who develop these throughout the session will be sent home immediately and asked to self-isolate for 14 days. All people in the  same household will also be asked to self-isolate for 14 days.


We appreciate that this may cause some strain or invoncenience for some famiiles however we must follow the advice we have been given to help safeguard the children, staff and their families.






We are still taking bookings for after Easter and September 2020 for funded 2, 3 & 4 years olds for 15 or 30 hours, however we are unable to show new families around at the moment.


For those families already self isolating see our activities page for some  ideas we have put together to help keep those little ones busy.


If you would like more information please email or phone

Spring Newsletter 2020


Term Dates


Break up 3rd April 2020


Return 21st April 2020

Friday 8th May closed

Break up 22nd May 2020


Return  2nd June  2020

Break up 17th July  2020


Autumn Term 2020

Return 8th September 2020

Break up  23rd October 2020


Return 2nd November 2020

Break up 18th December 2020

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