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Welcome to

Little Crickets Pre-School

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We are passionate about shaping our young generation for the future. We want our children to love to learn, to play with purpose and create lifelong memories

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Little Crickets Pre-School has been providing award winning childcare in Harrogate for over 50 years.

We offer both non-funded and funded childcare places during term time for children aged 18 months - 4 years. 

Little Crickets is open from 9am - 3pm (8am - 4pm with breakfast club and after school care).

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Offering highly sought after childcare in Harrogate, Little Crickets Pre-School provides a safe space where children can thrive.


We put the wellbeing of our children first, fostering a warm and loving environment which supports the diverse needs of children.

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Little Detectives. Image of a young owl. Age 4-5 years.

Little Detectives

3 - 4 Years

Following the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) principles, our Little Detectives are armed with all the tools they need to prepare for ‘big’ school. 

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Little Explorers

2 - 3 Years

The real adventure begins for our Little Explorers as they embark on their academic journey to uncover new activities which focus on creativity, social interaction and learning through play.

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Mini Explorers

From 18 Months

We welcome children from 18 months in our Mini Explorers room. We offer a cosy, playful and safe environment to support each individual's development.

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"The staff are friendly, great facilities and outdoor space and the kids are so happy. They care, they teach, they involve parents, my child has been so happy there."

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If you would like to arrange a visit or have a general enquiry please fill out the form or contact us directly. Details below:

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