About us

The courtyard is a privately owned preschool and is owned by Sarah Boucher who has worked in childcare for 16 years and is fully qualified.  The Preschool has been running for over 48 years and is registered by Ofsted and is  also registered under the Children's Act providing places for children between the ages of 2 until they start school at 5 years.  The number of children attending a session is 23 and the preschool follows the national standards of adult:child ratios which are  

 Under 3 years old - 1 adult to 4 children

 Over 3 years old - 1 adult to 8 children.


The Courtyard Preschool aims to provide all children with a welcoming, safe and happy environment in which to learn through play.  The preschool is an equal opportunities provider of quality care in which all children are encouraged to maximise their individual potential.