Orchards Preschool, Royston

Our pre-school provides a spacious and homely learning environment and expert teaching to prepare children for school and life ahead. We are dedicated to providing high standards of care, education and development opportunities for every child.

  • ​We welcome children from 2 - 5 years old
  • We are open year-round, from 7.30am - 6.30pm
  • Sessional care offered
  • Funded spaces available
  • Inclusive environment
  • Excellent motivated staff
  • Foundation Stage Curriculum
  • Fun and stimulating indoor and outdoor provision
  • Parent-friendly setting


"Children choose from a wide range of activities and resources that encourage them to explore and develop their imaginations."

Ofsted report, September 2021

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Meet The Manager - Nicki Toon  

Nicki has worked at Orchards Day Nursery St Neots for seven years and has been an integral part of the senior management team. Last year the Orchards Day Nursery St Neots was rated ‘Outstanding’ at Ofsted, Nicki had a large role in supporting this.

Nicki has a wealth of experience with preschool aged children and has a passion for giving children the best start in their journey through early years education. Nicki really enjoys spending time with friends and family, she enjoys gardening and walking. Nicki is also a real history buff and loves visiting country houses and royal palaces!



To Everyone at orchards preschool, Thank you for all your hard work with our child over the last coupe of months. He has thoroughly enjoyed himself. Thank you!” (Parent at the Preschool 2019)

To all the orchards preschool Ladies, Thank you very much for looking after our child, he has had a really exciting and enjoyable time with you all with love” (Parent at the Preschool 2019)

Dear all the staff at preschool, We would like to thank you for all your lovely and hard work at orchards preschool and for helping us with the care and learning and development of our child. We are truly grateful if there is anything we can do to help just let us know. 

Thank you again for everything you are doing and doing with with a smile. We always felt welcome at preschool.”
(Parent at the pre-school 2019)