Chesil Bank Pre-school

Chesil Bank Pre-School, The Square, Strangways Hall, Abbotsbury, DT3 4JR
Tel 01305 871932.
Mobile: 07752 050507


We are a small independent Pre-School, for children aged 2 – 5 years. We offer a unique approach, nurturing each individual child and promoting learning through play, with lots of outside activities and art, craft and music workshops.

Chesil Bank Pre-School Chesil Bank Pre-School

We are now open Monday – Thursday 9.30 – 3.30, and ‘Stay and play’ sessions Friday 10-12.

Term dates 2023/2024

Autumn Term 2023
Monday 11th September – Friday 20th October
(Half term Monday 23rd October – Friday 27th October)
Monday 30th October – Friday 15th December

Spring Term 2024
Monday 8th January – Friday 9th February
(Half term Monday 12th February – Friday 16th February)
Monday 19th February – Thursday 28th March

Friday 29th March – Friday 12th April

Summer Term 2024
Monday 15th April – Friday 24th May
Bank Holiday Monday 6th May
(Half term Monday 27th May – Friday 31st May)
Monday 3rd June – Friday 26th July

New opening hours proposed for CB Pre-School

We are considering extending our opening hours to improve our service. We can only
do this if we are confident there is enough demand in the local area for these extra
hours. To help us plan for any forthcoming changes, we would be grateful if parents
[and grandparents!] in the Parish could let us have their views on this to help inform
our decision.

Our current opening hours are Monday – Thursday 9 am-3.30 pm

If there is a demand we would now like to open for the full week in term-time and
have our opening hours to be Monday – Friday 8 am-4 pm.

Toddler Group arrangements would stay the same.

For more information on this or to add your support for these new opening hours,
please get in touch with Sharon Pugh, the school leader on 077520-050507, or email
her at