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Carmel Caterpillars Preschool




Welcome to Carmel Caterpillars Pre School Sittingbourne, Kent. We offer a safe, stimulating, fun and exciting environment where infants will develop a positive sense of self worth and secure attachments by participating in a safe, nurturing learning environment.

Carmel Caterpillars Preschool is the perfect venue for letting your child’s mind and heart grow with knowledge and emotional fulfilment. We have a breadth of child care knowledge and experience along with a wide selection  of educational resources, essential for enhancing the development of your child.

 We work using the Early Years Foundation Stage and within a framework which encourages equality of opportunity for all children and their families. We provide the best possible care for your child, in our parent-involved, community based setting.

 We would love you and your child to come and visit us, so please call 07946 547347 to arrange a visit or just pop in the hall when passing!

In June we had a Brilliant Ofsted Inspection  with a GOOD rating, receiving praise for our high quality of teaching and learning with our enthusiastic and motivated staff team!

The link to our Ofsted Report is here using our code 127083 here 

In a recent ECERS (Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale) review we scored a fantastic maximum score of 7 in 11 provisions. I have listed details of this and also attached a very complimentary letter from the Corporate Director from Early Years Childcare, KCC in our 'For Parents' section. 

Latest News/Upcoming Events


In light of the governments announcement today to close schools, nurseries and preschools after careful consideration we are taking the advice to close preschool from 3pm on Friday 20th March until further notice.

The spring fair scheduled for Friday 27th March will be postponed until we are back!!!

Please keep checking your emails and Facebook for updated information.

We have not taken this lightly and are upset that we have to close, but feel it is the right decision to keep you and your families safe and well.

All of us at preschool wish you all well and we will see you all soon xx

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About Us

The best way to tell whether you like a nursery is to come along and see it for yourself, just give us a call. You can also drop us an email with any questions or visit our group facebook site to comments from our parents.

Our Team

We have a very experienced, enthusiastic staff whose priority at all times is the well-being and development of your child.



Throughout the year, we hold various fun activities for everyone to enjoy. These include our Spring Fayre, Parents pancake race, Summer Outing, Christmas Craft day and Nativity. At the end of the school year we always hold a Leavers Graduation. 

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Carmel Caterpillars Carmel Hall Ufton Lane, Sittingbourne Kent ME10 1JB United Kingdom

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