Following the latest government advice we will be CLOSING from Friday 20th March,

 preschool will remain open next week for key workers children only. If you are a key worker and need your child to attend preschool, please let me know as soon as possible so we can arrange staffing.We break up for Easter on Friday 27th, please look out for further information over the Easter holidays. 

Pease DO NOT send your child to preschool if they have either :

  •  A high temperature
  •  A persistent or new cough

We will update once we know when school will be reopened. Thank you for your cooperation. Katy Taylor



At Matlock Pre-School Playgroup we provide care and education for children approaching 2 1/2 to 5 years old. Our professional staff provide a safe environment where learning and play come together, ensuring your child is happy and protected at all times. We welcome every child and family into our setting regardless of race, religion, culture, ability or gender.

Matlock Pre- School Playgroup has adopted the Pre- School Learning Alliance constitution. We are committed to enhancing the development and education of children by encouraging parents to understand and provide for the needs of their child through community groups. We offer support to each individual child to help them reach their full potential by providing high levels of care and education within a nurturing environment.

Registered Charity No. 512263

Download the Sept 2019 Guide to our Playgroup

We offer daily sessions at two sites for children approaching 2.5 to 5 years old.

Term 1 Autumn

Start TUES 3rd Sep 19
Half Term FRI 25th Oct 19
Re-open MON 4th Nov 19
Close for Christmas FRI 20th Dec 19

Term 2 Winter

Start MON 6th Jan 20
Half Term FRI 14th Feb 20
Re-open MON 24th Feb 20
Close for Easter FRI 27th MAR 20

Term 3 Spring

Start MON 20th Apr 20
Half Term FRI 22nd May 20
Re-open MON 1st Jun 20
Close for Summer TUES 21st Jul 20

Local Offer

Derbyshire’s Local Offer is a site where you can find out about a range of services and support for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities.

You can find the Local offer at: www.derbyshiresendlocaloffer.org


Notice Board

How parents take part in the setting

Derbyshire HANDi App – a new app has been launched to provide advice and support to parents, carers and healthcare professionals looking after children with the most common illnesses. For more information please see www.southernderbyshireccg.nhs.uk/yout-health-services/handi-app/