Kennford Playbox Preschool


The quality and standards of this early years provision are:

Effectiveness of leadership and management - Outstanding

Quality of teaching, learning and assessment - Outstanding

Personal development, behaviour and welfare - Outstanding

Outcomes for children - Outstanding


7th October

Formation of a new committee, please ask for more details.

Autumn Term

7th September


Seedlings open mornings

3rd and 4th September

Settling in sessions for new starters. A chance to meet the team, familiarise with the setting, fill in the relevant paperwork and  ask any questions ahead of the new term.

End of Term party

21st July

Last day of term! with a party feel and leavers ceremony. Wishing all our children a lovely summer holiday and best wishes as they move on to their new schools.

Seedlings Open Mornings

4th and 11th July

Open Mornings for new starters and anyone interested in seeing our setting, meeting the team and other new families. Government guidelines in place to combat the spread of corona virus.

Animal Encounters

10th March 2020

We welcome back Chris with his amazing variety of animals.

World Book Day

5th March 2020

Celebrating world book day dressing up as our favourite characters and reading our favourite stories.


5th January 2020

Happy New Year!

A warm welcome to our newest member of the team Jenna.


13th December 2019

Sadly, we have to say goodbye to Kathy who has left the team..... We will miss Kathy greatly, she has been an intergral part of the team for several years. We wish her all the best for the future.

Christmas Party

13th December 2019

Christmas Open Mornings

9th and 11th December 2019

Come and visit us , have a look around, have a mince pie in the cafe and join in with some festive singing!

Visit to Kenn Primary School

5th December 2019

An opportunity to visit the school and see what happens in reception. We will be attending as a group.

Employer of the Month

14th November 2019

We were given a special award for the support we have given to Judit and Beatrix with their Level 2 Childcare course, well done everyone!

Animal Encounters

Chris brought some fantastic animals in to show the children!

Puppy visit

1st November 2019

One of the parents brought their Jack Russell puppies to meet the children!


3rd October 2019

Formation of a new committee, all welcome. Please ask for details.

Autumn Term

2nd September 2019


New Beginnings Open Days

29th and 30th August 2019

Settling in sessions for new starters. A chance to meet the team, familiarise with the setting, fill in the relevant paperwork and  ask any questions ahead of the new term.

Leavers ceremony

23rd July 2019

A traditional send off for all our leavers.

Sports Day

22nd July 2019

Races start at 9.15am followed by a picnic (weather dependent)

Open Mornings

8th & 12th July 2019

Come and celebrate what we've achieved this year, let your child show you round, serve you a cream tea and sing a few songs!

Animal Encounters

28th June 2019

Looking forward to seeing Chris and his amazing animals!

Parents Evenings

24th and 25th June 2019

By appointment only, there's a form in the lobby.

Chick Hatching Programme

7th May 2019

The eggs have arrived! We look forward to watching them hatch, grow and develop into lovely fluffy chicks!

Lambing Saturday

6th April 2019

Date for the diary. All families at Playbox are invited to Lambing Saturday. Details to follow shortly.

World Book Day

7th March 2019

For the the whole of March we are inviting  everyone to come into Playbox to read stories to the children. Bring in your favourite or choose one from our extensive library! Rota available in the lobby.

Book stall

Thank you to everyone who donated books or made a donation, all contributions will be donated to Pete's Dragon; a Devon charity specifically set up to support grieving families following bereavement after suicide.


12 th February 2019

It is with great pleasure that after our Ofsted inspection on 5th February we have been awarded OUTSTANDING.




Where play begins and learning is fun!

Email:  Telephone: 01392 833488

The Kennford Playbox, The Kenn Centre, Kennford, Exeter, Devon, EX6 7UE

Charity Number: 1034100 Ofsted Number: EY366991