Welcome to Coalway Early Years!

We are an outstanding early years setting run by a voluntary committee, providing a fun, safe, happy and caring environment for children aged 2, 3 and 4 years old.

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In line with Government direction in respect of COVID-19 we are currently operating restricted opening.  Please click on the links below for further information.

RISK ASSEMENT - Updated 01/06/2020


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Are you looking for a childcare place for your child from September 2020? Contact us now to discuss your requirements on 01594 839436 or email bcplaygroup@btinternet.com 


Session Times

We offer full day (9am to 3pm) or half day (9am to 12pm; 12pm to 3pm) from Monday to Friday for all ages during term-time, meaning that we can fully accommodate the 30 hour funding if required (applicable to some children from the term after their third birthday).

We can also offer extended care via the on site 'Kid's Club'.*

NB: In light of the COVID 19 Pandemic, some restrictions may be in place in September 2020 - please contact us to discuss your requirements in detail. *'Kid's Club' is not currently operating due to COVID 19 restrictions - please contact us directly if you would more information about wrap around care options.

Parent and Toddler group - please note that we will no longer be running this group from September 2020.  Instead, we will be offering introductory sessions for children due to start at our playgroup (please see details in 'About Us').  We can also sign-post you to other parent and child groups operating in the local area.

Please contact us for further information, to reserve a place for your child,

or to arrange a visit.

Latest News

Dates for the diary

Summer Term Ends

Friday 17th July



Due to the COVID 19 Pandemic we are currently operating limited opening

Important Notices

NB: A new fees policy will be issued for the start of the Autumn Term 2020.

Please remember to label all clothes, lunch bags, drinks bottles, change bags and coats. We ask that a change bag of spare clothes,  and nappies/pull-ups/wipes (where relevant are left in playgroup at all times)


You are welcome to help us fundraise by organising an event or activity - If you have any ideas please speak to a member of the committee or pop to the office to discuss. 

© 2023 by Coalway Early Years. 63 Coalway Road, Coalway, Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL16 7HL   Tel: (01594) 839436   email: bcplaygroup@btinternet.com