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We welcome children from every background and all levels of ability, including those with special educational needs and disabilities. We actively promote positive attitudes to diversity.

You can read our Admissions Policy here.

If you would like your child or children to enrol with Staplehurst Under 5 Playgroup, please complete our booking form.  You can get a copy of our booking form here 

Once you have completed the form, please return it to Staplehurst Under 5 Playgroup or email it to us at



Our fees are as follows:
Morning session - 9am to 12 noon, Monday to Friday: £15.50 per hour
Lunch club - 12 noon to 1pm, Mondays and Wednesdays: £5.50 per session

Afternoon session - 1-2.45 Monday and Wednesday £5.50 per hour

Some families may be eligible for funding for two-year-olds within the Free Childcare Scheme.

At the age of three all children are eligible for 15 hours of funded education from Kent County Council from the term after their third birthday.  It is possible for us to claim this on your behalf.



We also accept childcare vouchers & you can pay via the Governments Tax Free Childcare Scheme

We are a Not-for-Profit charity and all fees go towards the running of the playgroup.

Playgroup Uniform


Sweatshirts and Polo shirts are available in two sizes, age 3-4 and 5-6.

Sweatshirts are priced £10

Polo shirts £8.

Please speak to our Playgroup Manager Ali Hicks or your child's key worker to purchase.