Thornhill Flying Start Playgroup - Playgroup

This resource is regulated. (More about Regulated Services)


   This provider is registered with the Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) or equivalent.

   This provider was last inspected on: 08/11/2022.

  This provider has full week vacancies for children aged between 2 years and 5 years. 15 vacancies

  This provider is registered for 16 places and is staffed for 16 places.

What we do

Thornhill Playgroup aims to offer high quality childcare for children aged 2 – 5 years and is registered for up to 16 children per session. We provide a service for Flying Start under a Service Level Agreement for 39 weeks of the year. Our sessions run in the morning or afternoon and mainly during term time.
We also have a lunch club and charge a fee of £5.00

Who do we support

Children who are eligible for Free Flying start provision can attend our setting as well as those living in other areas. Children who are not eligible for Free Flying Start childcare are charged a fee to attend. A child attending for up to 2.5 hours will be charged £12.50 for the session.

Can anyone use this service?

Anyone can use this service

  Our opening times and availability

We are available: term time only.

We are available during the following school terms:

  • Spring term
  • Autumn term
  • Summer term

We can provide wrap around care. wraparound session from 11.15am - 14.45pm from Woodlands Primary school

Monday 12:30 - 15:00
11:15 - 14:45
08:45 - 11:15
Tuesday 12:30 - 15:00
11:15 - 14:45
08:45 - 11:15
Wednesday 12:30 - 15:00
11:15 - 14:45
08:45 - 11:15
Thursday 12:30 - 15:00
11:15 - 14:45
08:45 - 11:15
Friday 12:30 - 15:00
11:15 - 14:45
08:45 - 11:15

Government funded through the Flying Start initiative and we also welcome paying children into the setting. Children who would like to attend a paying place this will be £12.50 per 2.5 hr session. Playgroup Session 08.45am - 11.15am wraparound session from 11.15am - 14.45pm from Woodlands Primary school Flying Start childcare playgroup sessions 12.30pm-15.00pm

  Our costs

  • £5.00 per Hour

Sibling discount

  About our service

The language spoken in our setting is English only.

Provider has access to support and advice for Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
We work with other professionals from other agencies to ensure the needs of every child are met
Provider has a working knowledge of the ALN Act and Person Centred Planning approaches
All staff have attended ALN training modules.
Staff have accessed relevant ALN/disability training in the last 2 years?
Outside space
Will you use real nappies for children in your care?
Is the setting pet free?
Offers Flying Start provision?
Offers Flying Start provision alongside other provision
Offers funded Foundation Phase Nursery places (three to four year old education) No
This service is part of the Childcare Offer Scheme
This service accepts childcare vouchers
This service is registered with the Tax Free Childcare Scheme
Able to provide emergency/short term care? No
Are you able to care for children whose main language is neither English nor Welsh?
Children with English as 2nd language can also attend the setting.

We drop off at/pick up from these schools:

  • Woodlands Community Primary School

We do not drop off at/pick up from any other places.


 You can visit us here:

Thornhill Community Centre
Leadon Court
NP44 5TZ


  • Accessible toilets
  • Accessible parking
  • Access by ramps/level access
  • Breastfeeding welcome
  • Baby changing facilities