Tiddlywinks Pre-School

Contact: Susan Yardy 01353 648858 or 01353 648850
We are based on Stretham School site and provide stimulating pre-school activities for children up to 4 years. We are registered with Ofsted (rated on 4th February 2010 as Good) and are members of the Pre-School Learning Alliance.
We can cater for up to 26 children every morning from 9 – 12 noon. Wednesday afternoon is Tiddly Toddlers from 1.15 – 3.00 pm where parents and carers can come to ‘stay and play’ with their children from ages birth – 4 years.

Witchford Village College This is the local secondary school that the majority of Stretham Year 6 children transfer to. 

Soham Village College
Another popular local secondary school for Year 6 children to transfer to.

Beechurst at Soham Village College

Online Safety

We are very keen to support parents in their efforts to keep their children safe when online. Some sites that can help and advise are:

The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre at http://www.ceop.police.uk/

Excellent site for children and young adults with lots of games and advice: http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/

Google’s Family safety tips at http://www.google.co.uk/familysafety/

The Government’s online advice site for parents: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Parents/Yourchildshealthandsafety/Internetsafety/DG_071138

Site for children and adults: http://www.kidsmart.org.uk/

Child Safety and Protection

The NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children) offer much advice to parents, including online safety: NSPCC

Road Safety
We live in a peaceful village with many quiet roads, however it is important that children are made aware of how to stay safe on the roads.  This subject is covered in school and at home.
This is a useful site for parents and pupils.

http://think.direct.gov.uk/education/early-years-and-primary/ 

Useful Websites to support Learning

http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/ has many links to lots of excellent sites http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ excellent resources for all ages http://www.channel4learning.com Channel 4’s learning resource http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/wordsandpictures/index.shtml great for helping children with phonics and reading
http://www.mathszone.co.uk/ great maths games
http://www.mathletics.co.uk/we have ‘free’ access to this site for one week each year. Children get the opportunity to compete in maths challenges with others around the world. You can subscribe to this site as an individual user if you wish.