Here at Cold Ash Pre-school, we commit to ensuring each child is safe, secure and at the heart of everything we do.

Our goals are for every child to:

  • Enjoy pre-school,
  • Make the best possible progress with us,
  • Grow to love learning, making friends and taking part
  • Be ready for school upon leaving.

Setting Outstanding Standards

We are very proud to report that Cold Ash Pre-school received a rating of “Outstanding” in its recent Ofsted inspection.

“Star Awards” –  our ‘Star’ awards programme recognises our staff’s hard work and contribution they make to the pre-school.

Cold Ash Pre-school is proud to hold the certification for the bronze stage of Empowering West Berkshire’s SQP quality assurance programme.

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Why we are a great pre-school

Apart from our fantastic garden area which allows our children many fun and engaging learning opportunities daily, our Pre-school Leader is a qualified teacher with Reception class teaching experience who is focused on educational standards. She is supported by a team of dedicated and hard-working staff who together:

  • Work with the children daily, in groups sorted according to age and ability
  • Write consistent, focused and efficient learning journeys
  • Track & monitor each child’s progress
  • Focus on school readiness for the older cohort
  • Arrange parent meetings to discuss their key-children’s progress and next steps

If you require more information please contact our administrator on 07780 664454 or
Administration hours are Monday – Wednesday 9.30 – 12.30.

If your child is ill, you need to notify the pre-school of an absence. Please phone the pre-school direct on 07778 442489.

Cold Ash Pre-school
Acland Hall, Hermitage Road
Cold Ash, Thatcham
Berkshire, RG18 9JX
Registered Charity Number 1041160