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Welcome to Cove Pavilion Pre-School

Cove Green, Prospect Road, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 0DX

Registered Charity No.: 1023261

Early Years Manager: Mrs. Suzanne Parsons BA (Hons), EYP

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 8.00am to 3.45pm during term time

Our Mission

The mission of Cove Pavilion Pre-school is to provide quality child care and learning experiences for children in a safe and caring environment, helping them develop socially, creatively, emotionally, physically and intellectually.

We take pride in our highly qualified staff who strive to provide a safe and nurturing environment where children can express their individuality, while we provide them with a variety of experiences enhancing their development.

Cove Pavilion takes pride in its’ reputation and strives to uphold and promote values and principles which encompass equality, fairness and honesty.

About Us

Cove Pavilion Pre-school is a Community Pre-school housed in a Pavilion building on Cove Green in Farnborough, and has been established since 1966.

The pre-school is open during the hours of 8.30 a.m. and 3.45 p.m. Monday to Friday, during term times. Your child may attend in a combination of ways during these times. There is a maximum attendance of 24 children at any one time. The setting offers as much flexibility of attendance as possible to assist parents around their work commitments. Times can only be available in accordance with vacancies within the setting.

The pre-school is run by a Management Committee and highly trained staff led by an experienced Early Years Teacher. All members of staff hold First Aid certificates.

Our setting aims to:

  • provide high quality care and education for children below statutory school age;
  • work in partnership with parents to help children to learn and develop;
  • add to the life and well-being of the local community; and
  • offer children and their parents a service that promotes equality and values diversity.


Parents are regarded as members of our setting who have full participatory rights. These include a right to be:

  • valued and respected;
  • kept informed;
  • consulted;
  • involved; and
  • included at all levels.

We aim to ensure that each child:

  • is in a safe and stimulating environment;
  • is given generous care and attention, because of our ratio of qualified staff to children, as well as volunteer parent helpers;
  • has the chance to join with other children and adults to play, work and learn together;
  • is helped to take forward her/his learning and development by being helped to build on what she/he already knows and can do;
  • has a personal key person who makes sure each child makes satisfying progress;
  • is in a setting that sees parents as partners in helping each child to learn and develop; and
  • is in a setting in which parents help to shape the service it offers.
  • has the expertise of a well qualified Special Educational Needs Coordinator if required.
  • has fun and friendship with other children and adults

Summer Play Scheme

Messy Hands!

For children aged 3-6 years

A fun filled summer with lots of exciting activities to make it a summer to remember!


Our days will consist of fun filled activities for children aged 3-6 years. All delivered within a safe and supervised environment.

Each week will include: Arts & crafts, dressing up clothes, books and stories, music and dance, painting, parachute games, space hoppers, paddling pool, ball games, water games, face painting, free snack, bouncy castle and much more...


We will be running on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays for 4 weeks starting from Tuesday 23rd July 2019. The days will run from 9:00am to 3:00pm. You will be required to bring a packed lunch. A free snack will be provided.


Standard Day:- £24 per child
Standard Week:- £65 per child

Sibling discount available when booking.

How To Book

Please click the button to go to and complete our online booking form:

Cancellations & Refunds

Cove Pavilion Summer Play Scheme do not issue refunds. In the event of sickness money will only be refunded if the place can be filled by another child.


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Our latest Ofsted inspection report from October 2017 can be downloaded here:


Pre-School Applications

Please telephone us to make an appointment using the contact details below.

Contact Us

Cove Pavilion Pre-School
Cove Green
Prospect Road
GU14 0DX

Telephone: 01252 370029


Registered Charity No.: 1023261

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Diary Dates 2019

Mon 6th May

Tue 7th May PRE-SCHOOL CLOSED (Staff Training)
Fri 10th May Photographer's Visit
Wed 22nd May Sponsored Obstacle Course
(Normal Pre-School)
Mon 28th May
Fri 31st May

Fri 28th June PRE-SCHOOL CLOSED (Staff Training)
Tue 2nd July Parents Evening
Thu 18th July Sports Day
Fri 19th July END OF TERM
& Leavers Parties