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Thank You for visiting us!

We are Rainbow Preschool, based in the Methodist Hall in Spring Lane, Colden Common.

We care for each and every child as if they were our own, and have been since 1989.

In fact, many of our own children have been through Rainbows themselves!


Rainbows is open from 8.30am until 3pm (flexible start / finish times) Monday to Friday term time

and we welcome children from 2 ½ years old.  We charge £5.00 per hour and offer the Government’s:

     * free early years funding for eligible children

     * 15 free hours for ALL 3 and 4 year olds

     * 30 free hours for eligible 3 and 4 year olds

Ofsted have rated us as OUTSTANDING in ALL areas for a second consecutive time:


 * Read our latest Ofsted report

"The members of the established pre-school team work seamlessly together to provide an outstanding learning environment for children".

"Children are extremely happy and safe in the pre-school."

"The well-qualified and experienced practitioners are always thinking ahead and ensuring they are constantly moving forward and developing their own practice to improve outcomes for children. The passionate manager has highly effective systems in place to support and mentor all practitioners and students."

"Practitioners ooze confidence in their teaching abilities and provide high-level interactions which capture children's interest with ease."

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