Lucky Ducks Pre-School

Lucky Ducks is an independent Pre-school Group. The Pre-School operates every week day in the Community Building between 8.45am – 11.45am and 1 - 3pm. The children can stay and enjoy a school dinner or eat their packed lunch every day if they wish. The leader is Mrs Shirley Holleywell, a qualified Nursery Nurse, and there are four assistants. The sessions cater for the needs of children aged 2½ - 4 years and fees are £3.00 per hour. Funding is available through the National Childcare Strategy the term after your child turns 3 years old when your child will be entitled to 15 hours free of charge per week. Some 2 year olds are also eligible for funded places. Please ask for details. The Pre-school is a member of the Pre-School Learning Alliance. The close liaison between the staff of the Pre-school and school ensures a very smooth transition into full-time education for our youngest pupils.


Sam, Dorothy, Mrs Holleywell, Holly and Anna-Marie help the little ones in Pre-School at Scremerston School. Mrs Holleywell is the Pre-School leader and she also works in school as a Teaching Assistant."
This is Pre-School. They do a lot of craft things and play a lot. They have five teachers in total. They have a nice new building. They have their own toilets and toys. They have a garden of their own. They also play on our playground and in our garden and have lunch with us."
The Pre-School class is lovely. They have lots of toys to play with. They like listening to stories, painting, playing games and making things."
The Pre-School children like to play outside. They wear their waterproof suits so they don’t get wet or muddy."

Part of Our Community

The school enjoys close links with our local community, including organisations such as local churches, the Rotary Club and local charities. Within our grounds, and managed by the school, is Scremerston Community Building.

This provides a home for Lucky Ducks independent Pre-School for children aged 2½ - 4 years.There is also a Community Room which is used by our Parents and Toddlers group, by adult and family learning courses and for meetings of groups such as the Parish Council.

Find Us

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Scremerston First School
Berwick Upon Tweed
Northumberland, TD15 2RB

School Prospectus

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