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.

Our Admissions Policy is available for you to read but please get in contact if you have any questions.

If you would like your child or children to enrol with Staplehurst Under 5 Playgroup, please complete our booking form. Once you have completed the form, please return it to Staplehurst Under 5 Playgroup, South Hall, Staplehurst, TN12 0BJ or email it to us.



Our fees are as follows:
Weekday morning sessions: 9am-12pm: £16.50 per session

Thursday lunch club: 12pm to 1pm: £5.50 per session
Monday & Wednesday afternoon sessions: 12pm-2.45pm: £13.48 per session

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.



Sweatshirts and Polo shirts are available in two sizes, ages 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.

Second hand uniform

Our committee have second hand uniform for sale, £2 an item. We currently have ages 3-4 (unto 104cm) t-shirts and jumpers and ages 5-6 t-shirts available. All proceeds go to the Playgroup and we are hoping to have a table at the Christmas concert and other times of the year. Alternatively please email uniformsu5p@gmail.com if you would like to purchase or have any spare uniform to donate.