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  • Open Events September & October 2021

    Considering Chulmleigh College for September 2022 entry?
    We are offering a number of small group tours with our Executive Headteacher Michael Johnson, Deputy Executive Headteacher Neil Payne and SENDCO Laura Mackie. After school for those who may not be able to visit in working hours and morning tours for those who wish to visit during a normal school day.  Being able to see the school ‘in action’ provides an excellent window into what we offer here, and with the tours being led by our Senior Leadership Team in a small group environment, you will have ample opportunities to ask any questions you may have. 
    We are offering a wide range of dates for these tours, please click on the links below to book.
    After school tours: Morning tours:
    Year 6 Taster Morning Saturday 16th October 9am-12pm We are delighted to be able to offer prospective pupils the chance to attend a Taster Morning at the College, where they will experience a range of lessons and activities.


About Us

Lapford Preschool is in the village of Lapford, which is situated in the beautiful Devon countryside between Dartmoor and Exmoor.

In conjunction with the school calendar, the Preschool is open 38 weeks each year, five days a week from 9am until 3.30pm. It is closed during local school holidays, including half-term breaks. The school offers links to breakfast club and after school club provision.

Lapford Preschool is registered to take children aged between 2 and 5 years old. Eligible children can claim 15 to 30 hours free childcare a week.

Please find the Ofsted Report here:

‘Children demonstrate they are happy and feel safe at the pre-school. Staff take time to build positive relationships with children and their families and they get to know them well,’ Ofsted 2019

‘Staff skilfully plan and provide a very interesting outdoor curriculum,’ they make excellent use of the large conservation area.’ Ofsted 2019

‘Partnerships with parents are strong.’ Ofsted 2019