About Us

The Ark preschool is rated Good by Ofsted.  We are a committee led preschool, with a desire to promote the early years curriculum. We aim to support all children’s learning and development . We wish to help them explore the world around them in a safe and caring environment.The Ark preschool  are an all inclusive preschool and work alongside children services in North Somerset and Ofsted to meet all the necessary requirements.

We are situated in St Augustine’s church center, Locking village. The center offers spacious rooms for 2,3 and 4 year old’s with beautiful outside areas to investigate and explore. All the staff at the Ark preschool are fully qualified to a high standard and work closely with the committee to the provide the best quality care. All staff, committee and volunteers hold a current DBS .

We are a member of the preschool learning alliance and adhere to their constitution –PLA.menbership No 108930

We are registered with Ofsted and  are regularly inspected (a copy of our most recent report can be found on Ofsted’s website or ask a member of staff for a copy)-OFSTED.No 458572

As a committee we would like to welcome all families and promote the following

  • To promote the health and Welfare of the individual child through play and structured learning in a secure safe and happy environment.
  • Keeping staff and children safe through our safe guarding policy and procedures.
  • Working in partnership with parents/legal guardians and families.
  • To promote Children’s development through the 7 areas of learning.
  • To provide an environment that gives all children Equal opportunities.
  • To recognise and celebrate all children, staff and parents/ legal guardians as individuals and to ensure no discrimination on any level.
  • Celebrating diversity.
  • Confidentiality.
  • Working with other professionals and agencies.
  • To be Reflective practitioners through observation and personal and professional development.
  • Promote a Christian ethos.
  • Sharing Gods love and promises through the word in a safe and open environment.

If you would like to come and visit to see more of what we can offer, please contact Karen or Tina by phone or email

TEL.07984908098

EMAIL.The.ark.locking@gmail.com