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Find pre-schools in Luton and learn how to access free pre-school places.

Pre-schools offer registered childcare for children aged between two and five.

Pre-schools are often non-profit organisations that are run by parent committees and volunteers.

What do pre-schools offer?

  • Provide government approved early years education all year round
  • Regularly inspected by Ofsted
  • Offer sessions from two-and-a-half hours to four hours
  • Learning and development activities suited to the child's age
  • Many offer extended childcare in the form of longer sessions, which can cover the whole day
  • All staff are trained at pre-schools to deliver the Early Years Foundation Stage

Free pre-school places

From the term after their third birthday, all three and four year olds in Luton are entitled to 15 hours of free early learning and childcare.

More about free 15 hours early learning place for 3 and 4 year olds

Pre-schools in Luton

Find pre-schools in Luton in our Family Directory.


Personalised childcare information

Get a list of childcare providers tailored to your individual needs from Luton Family Information Service.

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