Tenterden the Jewel of the Weald

Schools & Nurseries



A Little Explorers Childrens Centre

Phone: 03000 420191

web: www.kent.gov.uk/education-and-children/childcare-and-pre-sch

Recreation Ground Road, Tenterden, Kent, TN30 6RA. Little Explorers Children's Centre provides information and offers access to services for families with young children aged 0- 5 years in the local community. We offer a range of activities and courses for parents and their children, such as Baby Massage, 1st time Parents Group, behaviour management, Family Club and Sign & Rhyme. For more information about our services and how to register your family, Please contact us on 03000 420191 or email tenterden.reception@kent.gov.uk


B Busy Bees Pre-school

Contact: Mrs Jo Weeks Phone: 01580 765231

Busy Bees Pre-school, Methodist Church Hall, Westcross, High Street, Tenterden, Kent TN30 6ES. Busy Bees Pre-school offers sessional care for children aged 2 to 5 years old in a happy friendly caring environment. Open Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri 09.00 am - 12.15 pm and Weds 09.00 - 2.30 pm. To arrange a visit telephone 01580 765231 or e-mail joweeks51@hotmail.com

C Highbury Hall Pre School Play Group

Phone: 01580 766663

Highbury Hall, Highbury Lane, Tenterden TN30 6LE Monday - Friday 9.15am-3.30pm

D Home Farm Children's Nursery

Contact: Sarah Jackson Phone: 01580 764222 Ext 327

web: www.homefarmchildrensnursery.co.uk

Situated in the grounds of Homewood School & 6th Form Centre, Ashford Road, Tenterden. Home Farm Children's Nursery offers full day and sessional care to children from 6 months to 5 years. The Nursery is open from 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday excluding Bank Holidays and the period from Christmas Eve to New Year's Day inclusive. Qualified staff. Exciting, challenging and well planned programmes of activities working alongside The Early Years Foundation Stage - setting the standards for learning, development and care for children from birth to five. Registered and inspected by the Ofsted Early Years Team.

E Little Acorns Nursery

Contact: Manager: Sam Hall Phone: 01233 850113

web: www.littleacornshighhalden.com

Little Acorns Nursery at High Halden is a registered charity run by a committee of parents and friends. The Nursery is located on land adjacent to High Halden CoE School where we have our own mobile buildings adapted to accommodate the needs of the Nursery and we are registered to take up to a maximum of 29 children per session. To find out more about Little Acorns, order a prospectus or if you just want a look round, please contact us.

Little Learners Playgroup

Phone: 01797 270076

33 The Street, Wittersham

F St Michaels Pre School

Contact: Supervisor: Brigitte Watkins - Tel: 01580 765085 - Mobile: 07713 064605 Phone: 01580 765085

web: www.stmichaels-preschool.co.uk

St Michaels Pre-School Opening Times:

  • Monday and Thursday 9am - 3pm

  • Tuesday and Friday 9am to 12pm

Term time only. 18 hours per week.

Recent OUTSTANDING Ofsted inspection (October 2016).

Ages from 2 years up to school age.

Parent and Toddler group Wednesday mornings 9.00am to 10.30am.

Free for 2 Government Funded Places.

We feed into many local primary schools.For more inforomation visit: www.stmichaels-preschool.co.uk

Contact Brigitte Watkins;

G Stepping Stones Nursery School

Contact: Mrs Lindsay Haines 07826 593027

Find us at Wittersham CEP School, The Street, Wittersham, TN30 7EA

We are a small friendly nursery school, offering child led learning and play experiences. High quality indoor and outdoor play, with free Summer term swimming. We are judged 'Ofsted Outstanding in all areas 2014' and welcome children from the ages of 2 to 5. We are open Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 3.00pm and can offer funding to eligible children from the age of 2.

H The Old School House Montessori Nursery

Contact: Mrs F Brissenden, Ashburnam House, Ashford Road, St. Michaels, Tenterden, Kent Phone: 01233 850239

web: www.tenterdenmontessori.co.uk

Puddle Duck Day care rooms: for children from 3 months of age. Our baby unit has space for just 12 babies and toddlers between the age of 3 months and two years and is staffed by caring and experienced staff. Duckling Group: caters for children aged from approximately two years to two and a half / three years. Gosling Group:caters for children from around their third birthday


I High Halden Church of England Primary School

Phone: 01233 850285

web: www.high-halden.kent.sch.uk

Church Hill, High Halden, Ashford, Kent TN26 3JB

J Rolvenden Primary School

Phone: 01580 241444

web: www.rolvenden.kent.sch.uk

Hasting Road, Rolvenden, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 4LS

K St Michaels Church of England Primary School

Contact: Mrs Sara Williamson (Head Teacher), Ashford Road, St. Michaels. Tenterden, TN30 6PU Phone: 01580 763210

web: www.st-michaels-tenterden.kent.sch.uk

Mrs K. Mumbray (Secretary)

L Tenterden CE Junior School

Contact: Ms S Crinnion (Executive Headteacher), Recreation Ground Road, Tenterden, TN30 6RA Phone: 01580 763717

web: www.tenterdenprimaryfederation.kent.sch.uk

M Tenterden County Infants School

Contact: Ms S Crinnion (Executive Headteacher), Recreation Ground Road, Tenterden, TN30 6RA Phone: 01580 762086

web: www.tenterdenprimaryfederation.kent.sch.uk


N Benenden School

Phone: 01580 240592

web: www.benenden.kent.sch.uk

Benenden has been one of the leading boarding schools in Britain for over 80 years.

Founded in 1923. We have high educational standards and want Benenden to be a happy school with personal integrity and service to others always in mind, where everybody is given the chance to follow their own path.

O Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre

Contact: Sally J Lees (Principal), Ashford Road, Tenterden, TN30 6LT Phone: 01580 764222

web: www.homewood-school.co.uk