Local Ballymena news blog Ballymena.Today recently blogged about High Kirk Community Playgroup and our upcoming open day. Have a look at what they shared below.

High Kirk Community Playgroup has been offering a quality learning environment for pre-school children in Ballymena for 20 years.Children of Pre-school age are provided with a funded placement and High Kirk Community Playgroup have arranged an open day for any parents who might be interested in sending their children along. The well established playgroup offers a high standard of care and education open to all children in the community, with qualified staff who are passionate about helping your child to grow, learn and play preparing them for school and giving them a head start in life-long learning.

The Social Services and Education and Training Inspectorate (ETI) rated High Kirk Community Playgroup as “Very Good”. Here is what they say;

“High Kirk Community Playgroup are celebrating their 20 years in operations this month. Their current staff have been in post together for the last 10 years and it was evident during inspection there is clarity in their roles and responsibilities, all to the benefit of the service being offered to the children within their care.” (Social Services)

“High Quality of the adult involvement and engagement in children’s play”

“Effective leadership supported by hard working and committed staff”

“The quality of education/training provided by this playgroup is very good. The playgroup is meeting very effectively the educational and pastoral needs of the children; and has demonstrated its capacity for sustained self-improvement.” (ETI)

Click here to read the full article at Ballymena.Today.

Ballymena Today blog about High Kirk Community Playgroup


Here is a very important date for your diary:

FP1010060ind out more about High Kirk Playgroup by coming along to the High Kirk Community Play Group open day on Wednesday 18th November 2015 from 1.00pm – 2.30pm. We are a Pre-school setting providing funded places for children in their immediate pre-school year.

We are located at 65-71 Thomas Street in Ballymena and if you are interested in enquiring about sending your child to High Kirk Playgroup, or have any questions please get in touch with us on 028 2564 4834.