Starcross Pre-school, a registered Chrity, was eastablished in 1982 at the Peacock Cookson Centre and was run by parents in the village. The Pre-school then moved to The Community Rooms located in the grounds of Starcross Primary School. Its aim is to provide the community with a safe, stimulating and happy enviroment for children aged 2.5-5 years. Starcross pre-school incorporate three groups which provide education and child care for younger children. These are:
Starcross Pre-school itself. The Pre-school provides statutory early years education during school terms for children aged 2.5 - 5 years. it also provides additional education and child care beyond the statutory provision for parents who request it.
Family time a drop in toddler group for 0-5 years - providing advice and support for parents/carers, with activities for the children
Holiday club provides childcare for children aged from 3 to 11 years during school holidays.
Starcross Pre-school is a non profit making organisation, run by voluntary committee.
Starcross Pre-school is located within in the Community Centre Building, which is in the grounds of Starcross Primary School. The pre-school hires the building from the primary school which gives us access to the playground, fitness trail, millennium gardens and the nature area.