The Grove Pre-School Playgroup

The Grove Pre-School Playgroup
Dorchester, Dorset

At the Grove Pre-School Playgroup we offer a safe, stimulating and caring environment where children can play, learn, and develop at their own individual rate.



8:30am-11:30am – Monday to Friday

12:30pm-3:30 – Monday to Friday

11:30am-12:30pm – Lunch club for older children


All children are offered two, 3 hour sessions per week. For three terms before going to school, all children are offered a third session.

Important Dates

Spring Term 2018 : Wednesday 9 January – Friday 5 April

Half Term : Monday 18 February – Friday 22 February



Discover the latest news from The Grove Pre-School Playgroup to see what excitement we have been getting up to.

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Snow Day – 2nd February 2019

We spent most of the session in the garden – and to warm up had toasted bagels and hot chocolate at snack time … then went outside again!


New Cloakroom!

We have tidied up the cloakroom so children can find their coats and bags with ease…and so can the Playleaders!


A fond farewell to Linda

Linda has been at The grove for 25 years


We all came together to say thank you and to wish her well in her retirement.