Old London Road Pre-School

Old London Road Pre-School is based in the heart of St Albans, Hertfordshire offering children aged between two and five a secure play environment in which they can learn and develop into happy, confident and competent individuals.

PHONE: 01727 865249

EMAIL: oldlondonroadps@gmail.com



Old London Road (OLRPS) is a community preschool that was relaunched in September 1999 by Janet Audley-Charles. It was registered as a charity in the year 2000 and follows the constitution of the Early years Alliance. Since then the preschool has grown in numbers and as at summer 2020 we had over 70 families on roll. The preschool is run by a management committee of parents and supporters. We run several extracurricular activities and fundraising events for parents and children. Please see our latest outstanding OFSTED report here.

Janet Audley-Charles 
Pre-school Leader


The more we are together, together, together,

The more we are together, the happier we will be.

For your friends are my friends, and my friends are your friends.

The more we are together, the happier we will be.

Old London Road Pre School Open Morning

Come along to our open morning if you are looking for a pre-school place for your child from September 2022.

Kitten Room – for children aged 2-3
Puppy Room – for nursery aged children

Saturday 14th May 10am-12noon

To reserve your place,
please email oldlondonroadps@gmail.com
or phone 01727 865 249.

If you are not able to join us, alternative dates can be arranged.
Please email for details.

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Summer Term 2022           

Monday 30th May -Friday 3rd June – Closed for half term

Monday 6th June – First day for children

Friday 24th June – Fun day afternoon 12pm – 5pm – Pre-school closed from 12pm – no lunch club or afternoon session

Tuesday 5th July – Family trip to Bekonscot Model Village – Preschool closed all day – No morning or afternoon session

Friday 22nd July – Last day of term



The govt has responded to the petition on early years ratios, reiterating that it intends to consult on "on moving to the Scottish ratios for two-year-olds" this summer.

You can read their comments here:

And our response here:

We are live ! support @olrps https://www.stalbansdistrictlottery.co.uk/support/old-london-road-pre-school many thanks

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Application Form (PDF)

Prospectus (PDF) –  coming soon!

Ofsted Report 2020 – on Ofsted website

Tapestry – Online learning journal