Our preschool setting is based in the heart of Helmdon, surrounded by beautiful countryside and farmland. Helmdon Acorns is a bespoke, purpose-built preschool that is registered to accept children from the age of 2 until they start primary school.

We are registered with OFSTED and received a grading of GOOD in all areas at our last inspection which took place in February 2024. You can read our latest report by following this link: https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/16/EY420501.

Helmdon Acorns Pre-school is registered with the Charities Commission and is overseen by a management committee that is made up of parent volunteers. Our registered charity number is 1035898.

Our Aims
  • To cater for the needs of each individual child and to encourage their particular strengths
  • For the child to become increasingly independent, confident, able to take risks and make considered choices
  • To develop warm and secure relationships with adults and peers while encouraging respect for others – be caring and thoughtful
  • To be able to communicate their needs to others
  • To develop a positive approach to the acquisition of new skills that will provide a good foundation for future learning
  • To build an effective two-way partnership between home and pre-school