Our priority at the beginning of the school year is to settle the children into pre-school and each child given as much time and help they require.

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Expert Teachers

All of our staff team hold child care qualifications such as the NVQ in the Early Years Care and Education or are working towards these or further qualifications.

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About Pied Piper Pre School Earls Barton

Pied Piper Pre School Earls Barton is a small group situated in a Portacabin on the grounds of Earls Barton Primary School, the Preschool was established over 40 years ago.

The Manager has been running the group for 20 years and has significant experience in both child care and safe guarding.

At Pied Piper Pre School we consist of 4 Full time members of staff that are all level 3 qualified and 3 of which hold a current paediatric first aid certificate and DBS cleared certificates. We have 1 members of staff who are part time, who is working towards her level 2 and hold a current DBS certificate and a paediatric first aid trained. All staff attend training courses regularly to continue their professional development. Our SENCo is fully trained and is always continuing her knowledge.

We are registered for up to 20 children per session and we accept children from the age of 2 years 6 months to 4 years 11 months. We employ 4 staff members per session which is above the Ofsted retirement of 1 to 8 for the over 3 years and 1 to 4 under 3 years.

We are open 5 days a week term time only and operate for 38 weeks of the year.

What parents have said about us

Please have a read through some of the amazing reviews given by some of our happy parents.


The Pied Piper team have always been efficient and communicative, right from the registration stage, throughout settling in visits and beyond. The home/ pre-school liaison is fantastic and this is always reassuring. The outdoor space is great and the fact that the children can use it during all weathers is a real bonus. Indoors, activities […]


Both of my daughters have attended Pied Piper and both loved it. The outdoor area is fantastic, and they have some brilliant people going in to do workshops for the children. From science lessons and experiments to farm visits. Always very varied & educational activities. It feels like the staff know all the children really […]


Our daughter has really settled well in to Pied Piper. The staff are lovely and are not only there during preschool hours but have offered advice and support for home life too. Holly’s literacy, numeracy and confidence have all come on leaps and bounds during her time here and she has started to make friend […]