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Policies & Procedures, Management & Admin

The playgroup is a registered charity, run by a voluntary committee of parents. The committee is responsible for reviewing policy and practice and for the employment and management of staff.

Ben Rhydding Pre-school Playgroup is a limited company registered in England & Wales.

Registered office: The Annexe, Ben Rhydding Primary School, Bolling Road, Ilkley LS29 8QH.

Company registration number: 6490820

Registered Charity No: 1123710

Ofsted registration No: EY501402

Our Annual General Meeting is held either in the final, summer, term of the academic year or early in the Autumn Term. All parents and carers are encouraged to attend.

Ben Rhydding Pre-School Playgroup is registered for children from the ages of 2 to 4 years old with non Early Education Funded children starting at the age of around 2 years 3 months (or earlier if eligible for the Government’s early years funding for two year olds).

Children’s names are placed on a waiting list once a completed Initial Registration form has been received, places are then allocated (subject to available space) approx 3 months before a child is due to start.  Please ask to see a copy of our full admissions policy for further details.

On allocation of a place, all children are offered a free trial session, where you stay and play with your child as part of the settling procedure.

Parents and carers should note that attending Ben Rhydding Pre-school Playgroup does not guarantee admission to Ben Rhydding Primary School. Please contact the school directly to discuss their admissions procedure and catchment area, or visit Bradford Schools Online:


To request a copy of our Prospectus or Registration Form, please use the contact us section.

All our policies & procedures are available for you to read in full. Please ask a member of staff, or use the ‘Contact Us’ page to request one or more of them.  However, a summary of our Key Policies can be found here (they are subject to changes):  (NB 2017 policies are under review by our new Committee)

Key Policies 2014-15





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