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Little Apples Pre-School

Little Apples is a friendly, successful pre-school within the unique setting of Speen Church of England School. Situated in an area of outstanding beauty, our facilities include well-resourced indoor and outdoor areas that the children can access throughout the day. Children can also explore their wider environment during weekly Forest School sessions. We are also able to enjoy the large school field and playground facilities.

Here at Little Apples pre-school we value each child as an individual. We follow the Early Years Foundation Curriculum, providing a broad and varied curriculum that meets all areas of development. Each child has a key person who is a point of contact for both parents and child, and with whom they can share information. We work in partnership with parents, valuing them as the child’s first educator. Little Apples uses ‘Tapestry’ online (accessible to parents), to log each child’s developmental journey. This is what one of our parents said:

"We love the Tapestry updates. The children enjoy looking back at the photos and videos, so thank you to the staff for taking the time to do all the uploading – I appreciate there must be a fair amount of admin involved but it is lovely to see all the amazing things they get up to during the course of the year."

Our timetable offers children opportunities to cook, garden and experience music, movement and singing. There is a focus on ‘natural materials’ and moveable loose parts allowing children the freedom to create.

We are pleased to be able to offer our facility to all and are proud of the facilities and learning opportunities that we provide to all those that choose to come to Little Apples.

Staff in Little Apples

Ms Fisher - Preschool Lead/ Early Years Teacher (Butterfly Key Person)

Mrs Stevens - Preschool Teacher (Butterfly Key Person)

Miss Murray - Early Years Practitioner (Caterpillar Key Person)

Miss Miller - Early Years Practitioner (Caterpillar Key Person)

What We Are Doing This Week



Tuesday Weekend News/Show and Tell

Forest School 


Summer Sports (Butterfly group) Please make sure your child is wearing suitable footwear. 

Music and Movement (Caterpillar group) 

Library (Butterfly group) 

Friday Disco Dough - Fine motor skills 
What We Are Learning This Week

Summer Term - Week commencing 6th May

Knowledge Organisers

Summer Term 1 - Dinosaurs

Key Text - Summer Term

Ten Minutes To Bed Little Dinosaur

Flip Flap Dinosaurs

A Great Big Cuddle 

Which Food Will You Choose?


Poem of the Week

Look and see.

One, two, three.

Count with me.

One, two, three.

Triceratops has three big horns.

That’s the way that he was born.

One, two, three. One, two, three.


Little Apples Key Text