Welcome to Abbey Pre-School

The Alliance provides flexible, affordable and quality childcare across England.

Abbey Pre-school is an Alliance childcare service located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, and we offer 20 Ofsted-registered places. Our committed, friendly and well-qualified nursery team provides high quality care and learning opportunities for children aged between  2-5years. We follows the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) with a focus on learning through play and actively encourage parents to become involved in the life of the nursery. 

We are open from 9.15 to 12.15 Monday to Friday, term time, excluding bank holidays and three staff training days. 

We offer 

  • Funded childcare for qualifying two year olds and all three and four year olds
  • Safe, friendly and fun place for you and your child
  • Learning through indoor and outdoor play activities
  • A well-qualified, kind and caring team
  • A dedicated person to give focused support to your child

Find out more

You can visit during our opening hours or please contact Andrea Hiatt nursery manager on 07703 738636 or by email on abbey.pre-school@pre-school.org.uk




About us

Abbey Pre-school offers a stimulating approach to early years development and learning for very young children. Within a safe, friendly and fun environment, children are supported by qualified, caring staff in developing a wide range of skills and interests. The children enjoy learning through play experiences in bright indoor and outdoor play areas with exciting outings planned regularly. 

We are managed by the Alliance, the largest voluntary sector provider of childcare in England with over 50 years experience delivering childcare and practical, professional support to early years practitioners.

Our nursery plans its activities in accordance with the EYFS with a strong focus on exploratory, imaginative play and healthy eating. We recognise and understand the huge benefits that free flow play has on the positive development of very young children. Every child in our care is supported by a key person who understands their individual needs and offers special care and support to them. 

Rigorous health & safety and safeguarding policies and procedures are in place to ensure that every child is protected and feels safe and happy with us. 



Our Team

Our well qualified, committed and experienced team work hard to create a caring and learning environment in the nursery. We know that every child develops differently and at different times. Every child has a key person who understands how their individual needs and interests. This helps us to ensure that every child feels involved, stimulated and happy in our care.

We follow rigorous staff recruitment, selection and supervision procedures to ensure that anyone joining our team undertake relevant security checks including Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure, references and qualification checks. Parents are reassured knowing that child protection and safeguarding underpins every aspect of our practice and will continue to remain a priority for us.

Your 'key person'

Every child who joins the nursery receives support from an experienced member of the team. They are responsible for your child’s individual needs and known as the ‘key person’. The key person is your main point of contact however all nursery staff are happy to feedback on your child’s developmental progress on a daily basis or discuss any concerns with you. They will also keep records of your child’s progress and achievement, which are always available for you to see and contribute towards.

Your child’s key person will make time to find out from you about your child’s interests, likes, dislikes and special requirements. Please share any important or useful information when you register your child and throughout their time with us. This helps us to give your child the most appropriate care and learning to suit their developmental, emotional and physical needs. You can access and contribute your views to your child's progress and achievements in their records.


Do you offer funded entitlement for 3 year olds?

Children are eligible for the funding in the term following their third birthday. The funding is available for 15 hours per weeek.  

Do you offer funded entitlement for 2 year olds?

If your child is two-years old, your child may be eligible to attend the 2 year old funded childcare programme. The funding is available for 15 hours per week. Please ask us.

What sessions do you offer? 

monday to friday term time sessions from 9.15 to 12.15

Do you provide hot meals?

No we do not but your child will recieve a healthy snack during the session.

Are you able to accommodate children with different diatery requirements?

We will do our best to accomodate your child's requirements. We have catered for dairy and gluten free diets previously.

What qualifications do your staff have?

the staff are all qualified at Level 3 or above. The staff are also trained in First Aid and Safeguarding along with more specialist training.

How many staff will be looking after my child? 

At the present time we have 4 permanent members of staff and also bank staff who help to cover during busy periods.

How quickly can my child start?

We currently have a waiting list but aim to get all children started as quickly as possible.






Contact Us

Andrea Hiatt Nursery Manager

Abbey Pre-school,

Lincoln Baptist Church, 

Croft Street



T:  07703 738636}

E: abbey.pre-school@pre-school.org.uk


Abbey Pre-school
Lincoln Baptist Church
Croft Street
United Kingdom
Tel: 07703 738636