Barbados PlaygroupWelcome to the Barbados Playgroup Website

We hope you enjoy your visit

Barbados Playgroup Ltd believes that it is always unacceptable for a child to experience abuse of any kind and recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of all children, by a commitment to practice which protects them.

IMPORTANT NEWS - New Ofsted Report - 2015

Barbados Playgroup is an OUTSTANDING Playgroup

Barbados Playgroup established since 1989

Barbados playgroup offers "learn through play" education for children from the age of 2 to 5 years

The overall aim of our playgroup is to provide your children with a safe, secure and happy environment, in which to learn, grow and mature through play

This provision is Outstanding - "Children are cared for by extremely caring and committed staff, in a welcoming and fully inclusive environment. The highly effective partnerships forged with parents and others have a significant impact on ensuring all children's needs are met. A particularly well developed knowledge of each child allows staff to successfully plan for their progress. As a result children make exceptional strides in their learning and development in relation to their starting points. Overall, all aspects of the setting are very well managed which promotes children's health, safety and learning. Rigorous self-evaluation prioritises areas for development which results in continuous improved outcomes for children”. Ofsted Inspector 2015

“Overall the quality of the provision is outstanding - Children are cared for by extremely caring and committed staff, in a welcoming and fully inclusive environment. The highly effective partnerships forged with parents and others have a significant impact on ensuring all children's needs are met. A particularly well developed knowledge of each child allows staff to successfully plan for their progress. As a result children make exceptional strides in their learning and development in relation to their starting points. Overall, all aspects of the setting are very well managed which promotes children's health, safety and learning. Rigorous self-evaluation prioritises areas for development which results in continuous improved outcomes for children.”
Ofsted Inspector 2011

“In meeting the challenge of developing the children for school, the commitment and enthusiasm of the team creates a refreshing, dynamic environment”
Investor in People assessor

"They are a lively and dedicated team of professionals who work to achieve excellent results for both the children and the parent"
Investor in People assessor

Barbados Playgroup is open 9.00 am to 12.00 noon pm, Monday to Friday Term time.

We are registered with Ofsted, Hampshire Services for Young Children and the Nursery Education Grant Scheme offering funded places to 3 and 4 year olds* (*based on birthday not age – please contact for details)  and we are an approved provider for funding for two year olds. (Please contact for details as restrictions apply to funding for 2 year olds)