Our Pre-School & Nursery

At St Michaels Church Pre-School and Nursery we advocate that babies, toddlers and young children thrive best in an environment that supports and promotes active learning and development.

  • We aim to serve our community with quality childcare in a Christian environment.
  • We aim to work in partnership with our parents building relationships and gaining mutual trust by sharing information and acknowledging that parents are the first educators.
  • We aim to provide a staff team who are passionate about working with children and who are committed to professional development. Staff act as positive role models to children, inspire curiosity, challenge their thinking and gently guide children in directions that will further their learning and development.
  • We aim to offer equality of opportunities in order to promote positive attitudes to diverse cultures and abilities.
  • We aim to provide an environment where all children feel valued, safe, secure and loved. This enhances their self-esteem and promotes their independence by developing an awareness of self-worth and pride in their achievements and gives them the skills and confidence to take risks.
  • We aim to help children achieve in an environment where children's interests are followed, allowing each child to develop into confident and independent learners and reach their maximum potential.
  • We aim to deliver a curriculum which offers a broad range of experiences within an environment where children can flourish. Within our inclusive environment, children's curiosity is encouraged and their love of learning expands.
  • We aim to liaise closely with our local community, in particular our church and school. We want the children to feel like part of a community so we provide opportunities for children to go on walks to explore their wider environment.


Our Nursery looks after children from birth to five years and covers full mornings, full afternoons or full weeks. Our Nursery is open throughout the year including school holidays. If you are interested in your child joining our Nursery, please click the link below.

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Our Pre-School looks after children from three to five years during term time and we offer full days, morning and afternoon sessions. If you are interested in your child joining our Pre-School, please click the link below.

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Local Offer

Our local offer provides parents with information about what our nursery can offer in the way of support or resources for families with children who may have special needs or disabilities.

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I just wanted to write to say Thank You so much for everything that you did for Thomas whilst he was with you. I know that he has been safe, loved, looked after, nurtured and blossomed under your care. He has enjoyed every single day at Pre-School and I am truly grateful for everything that you did for Tom.
Thank you and all the staff for looking after Molly for almost 4 years. You've been an important part of her exciting life and she loves you all and her friends there.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the staff at St Michael's Pre-School & Nursery for your dedication, compassion and the amazing care, support and nurturing that you have provided to both our boys since 2009. It has been wonderful to leave our children in the care of staff who really make a difference and go out of their way to welcome and love the children in their care.
St Michaels Church.


St Michael's Church Pre-School and Nursery provides professional childcare for children aged between 3 months and 5 years.


The Old Vicarage
24 North Road
Stoke Gifford
Bristol BS34 8PB

Get In Touch

0117 923 6395