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" June 2020

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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******WE ARE BACK******


After closing on 20th March due to the corona virus pandemic we  finally returned on September 1st.


It has been a whirlwind of a month so far and all staff would like to welcome all our new starters as well as the children who were with us before the pandemic.


We are still taking bookings for this term as well as January and April 2021. We are having to do our show arounds slightly differently and for the time being unfortunately we are not as flexible as we once were. Show rounds are on a Monday and Thursday at 4pm at the moment so anyone wishing to come and have a look round 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.

Autumn Newsletter Number 1


Term Dates


Return 7th September 2020

Break up Thursday  22nd October


Return 2nd November 2020

Break up 18th December 2020


Return 5th January 2021

Break up 12th february 2021


Return22nd February 2021

Break up 26th March 2021


Summer term to be confirmed