Sparkletots Pre-School offers sessional care for 3 and 4 year olds within Little Aston Primary Academy. We provide a safe, stimulating and caring environment that promotes learning through play, using a wide range of resources, and the opportunity for children to develop their social skills as they play alongside and with other children.

Our staff are all dedicated and caring, with a wealth of experience. We ensure that they are fully qualified, appropriate for the care and development of children, as required by Ofsted. Additional training is expected and available for all staff to continue their professional development, keep up to date with new initiatives and to consolidate their areas of expertise. New members of staff receive induction training which includes our Health and Safety and Safeguarding Children policies and procedures.

We ensure that our staff: child ratio 1:8 for children aged 3 – 4 years are upheld and often exceeded.

Session times

Monday to Friday during term time
9.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon and 12.00 noon – 3.00pm including lunch
Extended to 3.30pm if requested

Session Costs

Monday to Friday during term time
EEF Funding 15hrs per week Free
(claim forms must be complete and comply with regulation)
9.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon £13.50
12.00 noon – 3.00pm £13.50
Extended to 3.30pm if requested £2.25

Management and Staffing

Sparkletots is a Governor run pre-school, the overall responsibility for the leadership and management of Sparkletots is delegated to the Head Teacher.

Sparkletots is part of the Early Years Foundation Stage at Little Aston Primary Academy

Senior Leadership Team:

Head-teacher: Mrs Elizabeth Pearce
Deputy Head-teacher / KS2 Leader / Curriculum Development Team Leader 1: Mrs Anne-Louise Bamber
Deputy Head-teacher / KS1 Leader / Early Years Co-ordinator /Curriculum Development Team Leader 2: Mrs Michelle Pincombe
School Business Manager: Mrs Noreen Brain

The ‘Sparkletots’ Early Years Team

Early Years Co-ordinator:  Mrs Michelle Pincombe
Pre-School Play-leader:       Mrs Sara Kimberley
Pre-School Play-worker:     Miss Laura Collins
Pre-School Play-worker:     Mrs Clare Kirk

Please click on the link below to download a registration form

Sparkletots Application Form

We are proud to be a part of SUA Trust

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SUAT supports and leads in the set-up of new academies joining the partnership. The services provided by the central support function cover both educational and non-educational support. In terms of educational support, SUAT is linked to the School of Education of Staffordshire University, which is an outstanding ITT provider.