Sherington Pre-School

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Fancy helping out at any of these events?

We are always so grateful to any parents, grandparents and friends who are willing to volunteer at our events. Even when it rains, we usually have a good laugh!

If you would like to help out, please contact Anna Shotton with the date(s) you are available to volunteer.

These are some of the things we might ask you to help us with:

  • setting out tables and chairs
  • manning a stall (eg. refreshments)
  • collecting donations
  • selling raffle tickets
  • welcoming and directing vistors
  • tidying up at the end of the event

Not able to help out at these events, but still want to show your support? Please take a look at Other Ways To Help.

Thank You!

Friday 24th November - Christmas bazaar in the VIllage Hall from 6pm -8pm

This annual event draws shoppers from far and wide. Get a head start on your Christmas shopping and step into the festive spirit. This year Sherington Pre-School is delighted to be partnering with Something Less Boring to offer a unique craft activity. So you can leave your little elves busy crafting while you enjoy browsing for gifts


Sat 9th & Sun 10th December - Christmas Fundraising event at Alban Hill Nurseries

From 09:30 -12:00 you can visit Father Christmas in his Grotto and receive an early Christmas present for just £3 per child! Ever wanted to meet a real life Unicorn..?


You can stroke, groom and walk the Miniature Shetland Pony "unicorns" Louis and Bella, provided by The Little Unicorn. There will also be Face Painting, Glitter Tattoos and Christmas Craft Activities. Not to mention the opportunity to pop in to the Cafe for a festive treat after purchasing a fantastic Christmas tree from Alban Hill Nurseries!


Wednesday 13th December - Nativity performance at 11:30

The children will be performing their version of The Nativity, and a selection of carols and Christmas songs. Join us at Sherington Village Hall to celebrate all of the children's achievements over 2017.


Friday 15th December - Christmas Party from 12:15 - 15:30

Your Christmas holiday starts here! Char Cha Chimps will be entertaining the children, followed by a visit from Father Christmas.


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Saturday 28th October - Halloween Event at Alban Hill Nurseries

Join us from 09:30 12:00 for a Spooky Pumpkin Trail, Halloween crafts, Face painting, Apple Grabbing, and Halloween-themed tin can ally games!

There will also be 2 competitions for your spooky little monsters to enter: a Fancy Dress competition and a Colouring/ Drawing competition

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Wednesday 18th October - Bake Sale at Pre-school at 09:15

The new series of The Great British Bake Off has got us in the mood to Get Set... BAKE! If you would like to contribute, please bring your baked items to Pre-School on Wednesday 18th October at 09:15. And remember, they don't have to be Showstoppers!

Don't forget to bring some cash with you to buy yourself and your family a few tasty treats. Absolutely every penny we make will go directly back into the Pre-School for new resources.

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Wednesday 18th October - Open Morning from 09:45 to 11:15

An opportunity for current and prospective parents to meet our staff, chat with some of the committee, and have a look around our setting.


If you are considering Sherington Pre-School for your child, but cannot attend the Open Morning, please get in touch to arrange a visit at a time to suit you.

Sherington Church of England School will also be holding their open morning on 18th October, and invite parents and children to visit if you are looking at schools for the future.

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Tuesday 17th October - Grow Your Tenner kicks off 10:00

Grow Your Tenner is a 'Match Fund Campaign' which means every £10 donated will be matched by Local Giving, turning your tenner into a twenty!


The campaign will kick off at 10am on Tuesday 17th October and run until the match funding runs out. Grow Your Tenner 2017 currently has a total match fund pot of £200,000:

  • £100,000 is available for matching one-time donations.
  • £100,000 is available for matching monthly donations.

There are 3 ways you can support us with the #growyourtenner campaign:

  • Make a one-time donation and it will be matched up to £10.
  • Set up a monthly donation and after your first six donations, the following six donations will be matched up to £10.​​​​​​
  • Share a post on social media to show the community you are supporting Pre-School.

Please visit our fundraising page on

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Tuesday 5th October - AGM in the VIllage Hall at 19:30

Please join us for Pizza and Wine from 7:15pm. The meeting will start at 7:30pm.


The meeting will include:

  • an interactive presentation on the value of observations in play
  • how different activities are linked to the EYFS curriculum
  • annual report from the current committee will look back over the previous year's activities
  • our plan for the coming year, shaped in collaboration with parents and staff

We also use the AGM to elect new members onto the committee. Don't panic - attending the AGM does not mean we are expecting you to join the committee! The AGM is for anyone interested in knowing more about how the pre-school is run. However if you are considering joining the Committee, please click here to find out more.

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