Happy Children & Staff

Let’s be happy and smile together

Southgate Pre-School has been established since 1971, we offer a wide range of learning activities for children aged between two and five years. We are currently open for five morning & afternoon sessions and five lunch club sessions Monday to Friday. Our premises are within the grounds of Hardwick Primary School (Steward Road) in Bury St Edmunds IP33 2PW with whom we work closely, please visit their website for more information as Hardwick Primary School will be the next step in your child’s education in most cases, http://www.hardwickprimarysuffolk.co.uk . Our Morning sessions currently run from 8:45am-11:45am, Lunchclub 11:45-12:30, and Afternoon 12:30-3:30pm.

  • We offer a full range of services.
  • We are open to every family in the community.
  • Children can start from as young as two years old.
  • Pre-School recognises a wide range of special needs, and will aim to meet these needs where possible.
  • Free places for three* and four year olds (Early Education Grant Funding).

Meet Our Expert Staff

Our staff are first aid trained. All of our staff help the children to learn through play. Safeguarding is their top priority.



Pre-School Leader


Pre-School Deputy


Pre-School Room Leader & SENCO


Pre-School Assistant


Pre-School Assistant


Pre-School Assistant


Pre-School Apprentice


Pre-School Volunteer