Welcome to Abbeydale Playgroup!


COVID 19 - We have put in place many measures to keep both our children and staff safe, please do not hesitate to ask us for more details!
Abbeydale Playgroup has been successfully running since 1985 and is a registered Charity. We are based at Abbeydale Community Centre. The Playgroup is run by extremely enthusiastic, well qualified staff who provide a safe and happy environment for the children in their care, and managed by a voluntary committee of parents elected annually.


Session Times

We provide sessional childcare. Playgroup is from the age of 2 years old. Please register your interest as soon as possible!

The Importance of Playgroups

​Attending a playgroup helps children be away from their parents/main carers, begin to make friends, learn to share and have different experiences to extend their development.  If you are interested in your child joining our playgroup please get in touch! We do have a waiting list however it is never to early to put down your child's name.

Mixed Age Session Times
(children can stay all day)

Monday: 9am -12pm &12.15pm - 2.45pm
Tuesday: 9am -12pm &12.15pm - 2.45pm
Thurs: 9am -12pm &12.15pm - 2.45pm
Friday:9.00am - 12.30pm.

Pre-School Children - there will be opportunities within the above sessions for pre-school children to gain the skills that will enable their transition to school to be as smooth as possible. We give them new experiences and opportunities, develop their learning and development.....and have lots of fun!

Meet the Team

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Martine Lamb



Paula Harding

Deputy Play Leader
SEN Co-ordinator

Karen Hendry




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Amy Harris

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Jen Russell

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Kirsty O'Donnell

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Learn more about the Team & our Committee


Information for Prospective Parents

If you would like to register your interest for your child to join Abbeydale Playgroup at the appropriate age, please complete and return the form below as soon as possible.  Completion of this form does not guarantee you a place at Abbeydale Playgroup.  We will contact you on receipt.  Thank you for your interest!

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Contact Us!

(Monday,Tuesday,Thursday 9:00am-2:45pm and Friday 9:00am-1:00pm)

Email: playleader@abbeydaleplaygroup.co.uk

or abbeydale@eygloucestershire.co.uk 

Our Address:

Abbeydale Playgroup

Abbeydale Community Centre

Glevum Way




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