Welcome to Minster Playgroup!


Our Mission Statement

Minster Playgroup, are dedicated to the social, emotional, and educational development of children in our early years within a stimulating, safe, caring, and fully inclusive setting.

Why Us?

Our Playgroups promote a safe, caring and supportive and inclusive environment where each child's self esteem is fostered by positive relationships with each other, staff and volunteers. We strive to have parents, carers and community members actively involved in our children's learning.

Staff love their jobs! For over 50 years, staff have evolved and offer highly experienced and qualified staff. 

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Sessions and Extras

Breakfast Club at Minster

Monday to Friday 8am - 9am

Drop your little ones off early to enjoy breakfast with us before the school day starts. 

There's no need to book, just come along and pay on the day.

Please note, we are not able to provide breakfast for children who arrive after 8:30am

Prices: £5.00 for over 3's, £6.00 for under 3's

Arrive after 8.30, £2.50 for over 3 plus and £3.00 for 2 year olds.

Our Sessions


We offer both morning and afternoon sessions at our Brecon Chase setting, and currently mornings and all day on Monday, Thursday & Friday at our Abbey setting. Both of our sites operate on a term time only basis. We offer 15 hours universal funded hours extended funded hours over 38 weeks of the year.  

Brecon Chase

Monday - 9am-12pm / 12pm-3pm

Tuesday - 9am-12pm / 12pm-3pm

Wednesday - 9am-12pm / 12pm-3pm

Thursday - 9am-12pm /12pm-3.pm

Friday - 9am-12pm / 12pm-3pm


Monday - 9am-3pm

Tuesday - 9am-12pm

Wednesday - 9am-12pm

Thursday - 9am-3pm 

Friday - 9am-3pm

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Thanks to Joe Smith for bringing his owl in to show our little people 4/10/21, they loved it!

We are a charity and have an Amazon Wish List.  We are so grateful to all our families who purchase something for us.  If you want to send us something, follow the link: (Minster site) https://www.amazon.co.uk/hz/wishlist/ls/3MVBME4DX4K3F/ref=hz_ls_biz_ex?fbclid=IwAR2r9XWLCHk5bDEPj9shSX5lTidYzKoxaOjnDD2gk0H9UUGh_CTvT2o7ZCY
Abbey site:  https://www.amazon.co.uk/hz/wishlist/ls/2YMSA0S0RUKNG?ref_=wl_share&fbclid=IwAR2BRBXJTAcm7VBegDdma3Zjw2i9Tkf4Q3IG_7jzBOw5y8cUK8Y_6Bqigl0

After School Fruity Club at Minster site

3pm - 3.30pm and 3.45pm

Available September 2021

We know life gets hectic, so if you need wrap around childcare, we've got you covered!

Our Fruity Club offers parents the flexibility to leave their children on site until 3.30pm or 3.45

This must be booked in advance to ensure the correct ratio of staff to children.  A snack and drink will be offered.

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