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Welcome to Chewton Common Playgroup

Chewton Common Playgroup was registered in 2005. All children share access to a secure enclosed outdoor play area. There is provision for children with special educational needs and/or disabilities, and those who speak English as an additional language.

A maximum of 26 children aged from two to the end of the early years of age range may attend the playgroup at one time.

Eight staff work directly with the children.

Activities at Chewton Common Playgroup
Activities at Chewton Common Playgroup
Activities at Chewton Common Playgroup
Activities at Chewton Common Playgroup
Activities at Chewton Common Playgroup
Activities at Chewton Common Playgroup
Activities at Chewton Common Playgroup
Activities at Chewton Common Playgroup

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School Admissions for 2019

Don't forget to use our book area

World Book Day Reading area.

We have entered a competition for World Book Day to give children a flying start to love books!

South East in Bloom

Our garden received a GOLD award. We scored 172 points out of 200 and the judge said "There is excellent use of the area…and excellent involvement of parents, staff and children."

Pollination Art Project WE WON!!!!

Here is a park bench we pimped for the pollination art project (before and after). The prize was £250 which we will use towards the garden.

The Bench Before The Bench After

Are you eligible for 2 year old childcare funding?

For more details about eligibility see the Dorset For You web site.

Wave 105 1000 faces

We have signed up for WAVE 105 1000 faces

We have pledged to raise £100 for Wave 105's Cash For Kids over the next year.

Budding Gardener 2018 Budding Gardener 2018

Budding Gardener 2018

This year the theme was Encouraging wildlife into the garden so in conjunction with our pollination project, we built a bee garden. We were awarded SILVER.

Our premises

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  • Chewton Common Playgroup New Building
  • Chewton Common Playgroup New Building
  • Chewton Common Playgroup New Building
  • Chewton Common Playgroup New Building
  • Chewton Common Playgroup New Building
  • Chewton Common Playgroup New Building
  • Chewton Common Playgroup New Building
  • Chewton Common Playgroup New Building
  • Chewton Common Playgroup New Building
  • Chewton Common Playgroup New Building
Opening hours

Term time only
Morning Session 8.45am-11.45am
Afternoon Session 12 noon-3.00pm

Opening hours

Tel.: 07814 700414
E-mail: helendow49@aol.com

Chewton Common Playgroup
c/o Highcliffe St Mark Primary School
Greenways
Highcliffe
BH23 5AZ

Rights Respecting School. Unicef Ofsted. Raising standards. Improving lives. Ofsted Outstanding Early Years Provider. 2015 2016