YMCA Merstham Pre-school is open and has spaces for new enrolments.

We have worked hard to follow all the government guidance to ensure that we are a COVID-secure setting, whilst providing a friendly, welcoming space for your children to safely socialise.

COVID-19 Risk Assessment
Our Pre-school risk assessments set out the steps that we have taken to ensure our settings are safe and COVID-secure. Please note, the information contained in this assessment is subject to change dependent on government guidance and other external factors.
View the risk assessments on our Children’s Charter and Policies page

YMCA Merstham Hub Pre-school offers high quality and affordable childcare for children aged 2–5 within the Merstham community.

Located in the Merstham Hub in Merstham, the pre-school benefits from a lovely bright activity room with an arts and crafts area. All children have access to a secure outdoor play area which includes water play, gardening and outdoor toys.

The Pre-School follows the Early Years Foundation Stage framework as outlined in this Early Years Foundation Stage leaflet.

Opening times

YMCA Merstham Hub Pre-School runs term-time (38 weeks per year) during the following times.

Monday to Friday | 08:45-14:45

We also run half day sessions (minimum of two half day sessions a week).
Morning | 08:45-11:45*
Afternoon | 11:45-14:45

* Lunch club
An additional lunch club from 11:45-12:45 is available to children booked on a morning half day session.
£5.50 for 3 year olds and over
£6.50 for 2 year olds


We are an Ofsted registered pre-school (registration no. EY554367).


2 year olds | £6.50 per hour
3-4 year olds | £5.50 per hour

Free Early Years entitlement for 2 year olds
We welcome those with entitlement to FEET funding. Visit www.surreycc.gov.uk/feet to find out more and whether you are eligible.

Free childcare for 3 year olds
All children are entitled to funding for free childcare starting from the term after their third birthday. If your child is almost 3, come and have a chat with us about your requirements.

Peace of mind

YMCA East Surrey is a leading provider of under 5’s activities and out of school childcare, priding ourselves on our inclusive practice. All staff undergo an enhanced DBS check and regularly attend courses to update themselves and keep on top of changing policies. We have staff with specific experience in supporting children with a range of disabilities and learning requirements. Staff ratios are 1:4 for 2-3 years olds and 1:8 for 3-5 year olds in pre-school year.

Ofsted registration no. EY557339

Contact us

01737 643108
E preschool@ymcaeastsurrey.org.uk

YMCA Merstham Hub Pre-School,
Merstham Community Hub, 2a 2b, Portland Drive, Merstham, Surrey RH1 3HY

YMCA Merstham Hub Pre-School terms and conditions