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The Crypt Pre-school

The Crypt is a well established Pre-school, which has been run by a Committee since it opened in 1970. It is situated in a residential area, close to local schools and within easy walking distance of Falmouth Town centre. The Playroom operates from The Crypt of St. Mary’s Church with its own level access, kitchen, children’s toilet area, and outdoor play space. The outside play area is accessible from the main playroom allowing free flow play. The Pre-school serves the local area.

The Crypt Pre-school is within walking distance of Kimberley Park, which we visit regularly to explore the large grounds, pond and play area. The children learn the importance of exercise and how to be healthy whilst developing their physical skills.

The Group opens five days a week during school term times. From 09.00 until 15.00 Monday to Friday. Morning session 9 am - 12 noon. Afternoon session 12.30 pm - 3 pm. Full day care 9 am - 3 pm.

The Pre-school employs seven permanent members of staff, and one bank staff. All permanent and bank staff have Early Years qualifications, Level 2, Level 3, or Level 4. We also welcome students/volunteers.

Each session has a maximum of 20 children. There are currently 37 children on our register aged from 2 years to 4 years. Children attend for a variety of sessions. The Pre-school supports children with special needs, children who speak English as an additional language and children with other cultural backgrounds.