Little Pips At St Mary's CE VE Primary School

An Early Years Foundation Stage Unit linked to Thorncombe St. Mary's Primary School. Children have the opportunity to use vast school grounds, with specialist equipment designed to aid in learning through play. Sessions are available Tuesday to Thursday: Mornings 8.45am to 11.45am, Lunch 11.45am to 12.15pm and afternoon sessions 12.15pm to 3.15pm.


Venue address
St Marys CE VC Primary School
Chard Street
TA20 4NE
West Dorset


Opening times
Tue: 08:45-15:15
Wed: 08:45-15:15
Thu: 08:45-15:15

Service Details

Vacancy information

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£4.00 per Hour
Cost variations
Hot lunches are available to order via our hot meal provider, Local Food Links at £2.40.
Additional Information

Parents can use their Early Education entitlement at any time during opening hours.

Age Range
2 years 0 months to 4 years 11 months

Ofsted Registered Details

Ofsted inspection result
Date of last inspectionInspection resultOfsted report
23/01/2018 Satisfactory/Requires Improvement View here
Ofsted Report notes
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Registration details
Registration numberOfsted registration date

Early Education

Free early education places
15 Hours For 2 year olds
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15 Hours For 3 & 4 year olds
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30 Hours For 3 & 4 year olds
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Wheelchair accessible
Building is wheelchair accessible.
Parking availability information
Parking is available.
Toilet facility information
Accessible toilets on-site.
Other Facilities
Learning activities available in sheltered outdoor area, zoned areas, calming area.
Record Last Updated
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Address: St Marys CE VC Primary School  Chard Street  Thorncombe  Somerset