Awarded Outstanding by Ofsted 2014

Bus Stop Pre School Bookham Ofsted Outstanding"Children are highly motivated and show great enthusiasm as they play and learn." "Children thrive in this welcoming, vibrant and nurturing pre-school setting."

"Exceedingly good use is made of the outdoor learning environment where staff have established Forest School experiences creating a magical sense of wonder in the play experiences they offer to children. "

LOTC Gold Award 2015

Bus Stop has been awarded a Gold LOTC award for providing "quality educational experiences beyond the classroom walls".

The only pre-school Gold award in Surrey for Learning Outside the Classroom.

ctivitiesECO School Activities at Bus Stop Pre-School

Bus Stop Pre-School is registered with ECO Schools and the staff work with the children daily to learn about being ECO friendly to the world they live in. Find out more at

Bus Stop Eco School Planting in the gardenThe ECO activities the children have the opportunity to take part in at Bus Stop are:

  • Growing vegetables in the pre-school allotment and eating them at snack time

  • Composting left over food and peelings in the compost heap

  • Sorting rubbish, paper, cardboard and plastic into the green and black recycling bins

  • Making a bug hotel to encourage insects to the garden

  • Making woodland animal homes in the woods and pre-school garden
  • Bus Stop Eco Schools Fruit and Vegetable Garden
  • Writing signs and displaying them around pre-school to support children, adults and visitors to ‘turn off the light’, ‘turn off the tap’ and ‘close the windows’

  • Caring for the pre-school rabbits and chickens.

  • Taking walks around the woodlands whilst at Forest SchoolBus Stop Eco School Bug Hotel.