Welcome to Doris Venner Pre-school

The Doris Venner Pre-School was established in 1973 and since then has been committed to providing a stimulating and caring environment for 2 to 5 year olds. We are situated in the Doris Venner Community Hall, on Manor Drive in Worcester Park. This provides us with 2 large halls and an outside play area.

We run morning sessions from Monday to Friday 9:15am – 12:15pm. Afternoon sessions from Monday to Friday 12:30pm – 3:30pm. Full day from 9.15am – 3.30pm

WE OFFER PLACES  – 30 HOURS FUNDING – please phone or email for more details

Breakfast club is available from 8.00am – 9.15am every morning.

Parents may access their funded hours over 2.5 days (i.e Monday, Tuesday, and either Wednesday AM or PM or Thursday, Friday and either Wednesday AM or PM).  A lunch club will also be an option for parents accessing half a day, all children welcome to access the lunch club . Please phone the pre school for more information

We are OFSTED registered (131807) and are proud that our child to staff ratios exceeds national guidelines. We welcome visits by prospective parents. We provide a broad and balanced curriculum, adopting a free flow approach.

Maria Churchill
Pre-school Manager

Term Dates

Autumn Term

 Tuesday 3rd September 2019 Induction morning for new families
Wednesday 4th September 2019 Term commences for funded children
Monday 9th September 2019 Term commences for all children
Friday 25th October 2019 Last Day of Half Term
Monday 28th October – Friday 1st November 2019 Half Term Pre School closed
Monday 4th November 2019 Return to pre school
Wednesday 18th December 2019 Last Day of Term
Thursday 19th December – Friday 3rd January 2019 Christmas break – Pre- School closed

Spring Term

Monday 6th January Spring term commences
Friday 14th February Last Day of Half Term
Monday 17th February – Friday 21st February Half Term Pre- School closed
Monday 24th February Return to Pre- School
Friday 3rd April Last Day of Term
Monday 6th April – Friday 17th April Easter Break – Pre-School closed

Summer Term

Monday 20th April Summer Term commences
Friday 8th May Bank Holiday – Pre-school closed
Friday 22nd May Last Day of Half Term
Monday 1st June Return to Pre-School
Thursday 16th June Last Day of Term
Friday 17th July Inset Day

Parent Visits

Monday – Friday between 10.00am and 11.00am

Important Notes

  • September 2020

    If you are looking for a place at pre-school from September 2020 we have spaces available! Feel free to email us or give us a call for more information. Visits are suspended during the COVID -19 outbreak.

  • Breakfast Club

    Parents are now able to access Breakfast Club on an adhoc or permanent basis. at a cost of £5.00 per day. The session starts at 8.00am - 9.15am, with pre-school providing a healthy breakfast!

  • COVID 19

    We are OPEN during the COVID-19 outbreak for our 'keyworker families'. We are proud to be able to help support our community in this way.
    Please email or phone us and leave a message if you are looking for a space for September 2020. Someone will respond to you.