Early years

The Salvation Army runs 15 regulated childcare services which include preschools, nurseries and out-of-school clubs.

All 12 of our Ofsted registered childcare services achieved 'Good' or 'Outstanding' at their last inspection.  We also provide registered childcare in Thorndale, Belfast; Cardiff, Ely; and an afterschool and holiday club in Falkirk, Scotland.

early years

Sunbeams Preschool

Based in Manchester - Providing funded education for two to four year olds

Droitwich Salvation Army Preschool

Based in Droitwich, Worcestershire, the Ofsted rated pre-school

The Salvation Army Little Eden Preschool

Located in Gillingham, Kent and providing free education for children aged two to four years

Failsworth Salvation Army Out of School

Failsworth in Manchester - Operated by The Salvation Army Trustee Company

The Salvation Army Rainbow Pre-School

Based in Ashford, Surrey - Free early education for two to four year olds

The Salvation Army Preschool and Out of School Club

Based in Nottingham - Pre-school and an out-of-school club

The Salvation Army William Booth Nursery and After School Club

London based pre-school and an out-of-school club children up to 5 years old

Smiley Centre For Children

Based in Leigh-on-Sea and providing funded early education

The Haven Nursery

Operating from The Salvation Army community centre in Portsmouth, Hampshire

Copper Beech Nursery

Based in Bramley, Leeds. provides funded early education for two-, three- and four-year-old

Thorndale Playgroup

Operating from a Salvation Army Family Centre in Belfast, Northern Ireland

Falkirk Safe Til Six

Based in Falkirk, Scotland. Hosting 90 children per week between the ages of 4-16

The Salvation Army Noahs Ark Nursery

Based in Portsmouth. Free early education for children aged two, three and four years.

Rainbow Creche

Based in Cardiff - Provides places under the 'Flying Start Scheme', for children aged 2-3 years

The Salvation Army Pre-school - Gillingham

Kent based pre-school - Free early education for children aged two, three and four years,