Due to children moving on to school every year, we lose our Committee Members.  We cannot run the preschool without a parent committee.  If you are interested in joining the committee, please speak to a committee member, Caroline, Lisa or just turn up to one of the meetings. Thank you for your support.  ​NEXT MEETING: Thursday 5th March 2020, 8pm at the Queen B

​Facebook Page
We have created a facebook group for the preschool.  Please search The Little Acorns Preschool (Chelmsford) and request to be added to keep up to date with all of our news.

The Giving Machine
Generate free donations for the preschool every time you shop online via TheGivingMachine.  Sign up and support us - get started now or browse the huge range of shops that are participating.  

Used Birthday Cards
If you have any 3 or 4 year old used birthday cards, they would be greatly appreciated.​​

Bouncy Castle and Disco Light
We have a small bouncy castle for hire.  Age limit is 5 years and it takes 5 children at a time.  Cost £20.  We also have a disco light for hire. Cost £10.  Please speak to Caroline, Sam or a committee member.

Parent Donations
If any parents have any yogurt pots, fabric, crates, large boxes, windbreakers, pots, timber, feathers, pebbles, bark, pinecones and logs etc. They would be greatly appreciated.  Please don't forget to use your Co-op Community Card.  If you haven't got a Co-op Community card or need a new one, please ask Caroline or Sam.

The Little Acorns Pre-School,  St Lukes Church Hall, Gloucester Avenue, 


Essex CM2 9LG

News and Events

​Breakfast Club (8.15-9.15)
From January 2020, we will be introducing breakfast club.  There will be a £5 charge for any time from 8.15.  We will provide the children with cereal and/or toast.  This club can be used on an ad hoc basis – this is on a trial period.

World Book Day - Thursday 5th March 2020
Children are welcome to come into preschool dressed as their favourite book character – this is optional.  Or they can bring in their favourite book (named) for us to read.  We will be celebrating World Book Day for the week Monday 2th March – Friday 7th March 2020 to give all children the opportunity to be included in the celebrations.

Epilepsy Awareness Day – Thursday 26th March 2020
We will be supporting Epilepsy Action to help raise money for children and adults with Epilepsy.  We currently have a child attending preschool with severe complex epilepsy and would love to support this great charity.  We would like children to come to preschool wearing something PURPLE and suggest a minimum donation of £1. Thank you.

Parents Afternoon/Evening
We will be holding a parents afternoon/evening on Wednesday 1st April 2020, between 4pm and 7pm at the Moulsham Lodge Community Station.

Spring Disco – Fundraising for the preschool
We are holding a Spring Disco for the children on Friday 3rd April 2020, 5pm-6.30pm

Christmas Fete
Thank you to everyone who supported our fete.  We raised £594 which has gone towards new bikes, a new home corner microwave and arts and craft resources for the children, we are looking into purchasing a cosy reading den for our book corner.