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.

Drop off at 8.45 for £2.00 for over 3 year olds, £2.50 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-3pm

Thursday - 9am-3pm 

Friday - 9am-3pm

Funding can be used for 8-12 (Minster site), 9-12, 12-3 or 8-3 (Minster site) or 9-3.  Any hours used above funding entitlement will be chargeable. 

For children accessing a funded place, no notice period is required.

After School Fruity Club at Minster site

For children aged over 3 years, this must be booked in advance to ensure the correct ratio of staff to children.  A snack and drink will be offered.

  • 3.00-3.15 £2.00

  • 3.00-3.30 £5.00

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April 2022 - Thank you Total Landscape Gardening Ltd for our new sleepers, garden maintenance and kind donation of plants and furniture.
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Free for Two children - welcome to join at any time once qualified to receive it.  Click here for more information. 
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Mental Health First Aiders
Sarah H @ Minster site
Louise @ Abbey site

Family Challenge with Kingsferry Collaboration. Free lunch for every child. June 2022
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Goodbye to our leavers of 2022! It's been a pleasure spending time with you, laughing with you, teaching you and being happy :)

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