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Anstey Owlets Class  Preschool ages 2-3

About Owlets
Owlets Preschool class is based in the Old School House here at Anstey School, close to Buntingford.  We offer a high quality educational environment for your child with caring and qualified practitioners who have a real passion for early years.  
We cater for children aged between two and three years old.  Sessions are designed to enhance children’s learning through play and exploration. 
Resources are provided and activities are planned to suit each child’s individual needs and stage of development in accordance with the Early Years Foundation Stage.
We offer child-initiated, free-flow play with a real emphasis on outdoor learning in our beautiful garden.  

Sessions are available on a first come first served basis (just ring the office on 01763 848 346).  We are currently offering Tuesday to Thursday 9.10am - 2pm.  but please ask if you are interested in additional or full afternoon sessions as there is every chance these can be accommodated.  

Current session Times:  
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9.10am – 1.25pm Tuesday and Thursday 1.25pm - 3.30pm

Cost: £6.00/hour  

15 hours of Government Funding is available for all children from the term after their 3rd birthday. In some circumstances 2 year old funding is available and from
From 1 April 2024, working parents will be able to access 15 hours of Government Funding for 2 year olds - we are adding additional sessions to support this.  Details will be updated soon but are likely to move to all day sessions on Monday through to Thursday. 
To check funding eligibility, visit: 

For a Parents' Guide to the EYFS click here
Owlets Staff

Mrs Hammond leads our Owlets' room

Mrs Hayes is our Owlets' assistant


Our Classroom

Our Garden

See what we have been up to ....

Role Play
Mark making
Sand Play
Searching for Ladybirds
Time to relax
Guess Who?
After snack we wash up
Playing with Peppa Pig
Using the Digger is Fun!
Water Play
'Nessy' the serpent
Home farm
Lunch time
Getting inspiration
Reading corner
"Hello ... Anstey First School"
I can draw a .....
Cosy corner
Sand castles
Engineering fun
sssss ....... S
Sensory play
Hello. My name is ....
1, 2, 3, weeee!
Snack time. How many raisins can you see?
Busy in the kitchen
A window to another world
Caution construction ahead
Watching the digger
Space station this is Alpha 1
Time for planting
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