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Andy Pandy Pre-School

Pre-School Playgroup

Coronavirus status: OPEN
Coronavirus status: OPEN

Andy Pandy Preschool is proud to provide affordable, high quality childcare to local families. Based in Portchester Hub, at Portchester precinct.   Andy Pandy Preschool has been providing high quality childcare in Portchester for over 23 years! Based in the accessible site at the Portchester Hub (at Portchester Precinct) with bespoke equipment, bright, colourful rooms and outside space for children aged 2 years old to school age to enjoy. Andy Pandy Preschool is a Section of Portchester Community Association, an independent charitable organisation which has been providing activities, facilities and services to local people since 1962. Children start to learn about the world around them from the moment they are born; the care and education offered by Andy Pandy Preschool helps children to continue to do this by providing all of the children with interesting activities that are appropriate for their age and stage of development. Your child can have fun whilst learning through: mark making, painting, crafts, water/ sand play, cooking, role play, construction, outdoor play, music & movement and much more! Ofsted inspected, accreditation status, fully trained staff and qualified first aiders, early years funding and all areas of the early years foundation stage (EYFS) covered. If you are interested in your child attending Andy Pandy Preschool you are very welcome to drop in to the Hub or the Preschool while we are open to pick up a prospectus, take a look around and chat with our fully trained and friendly staff.

Who to contact


Where to go

Portchester Community Association
2 New Parade, Portchester
PO16 9UY

Childcare Information


Contact provider for vacancy details?

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
2 year old funding
Registered to provide 30 hours entitlement
When is childcare available
Term Times
Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 08:30 16:00
Tuesday 08:30 16:00
Wednesday 08:30 16:00
Thursday 08:30 16:00
Friday 08:30 16:00
Pet Fish
Role play dressing up
Pet Birds
Construction toys
Music time
Messy Play Area
Visit & Outings
Walks to local park etc
Home Corner
Nappy changing facility
Sensory Play
Arts & Crafts
Outdoor Playspace
Internet Connection
Quiet Area
Car Parking
Water play
Outdoor Play
Books & Storytelling

Ofsted Information

Ofsted Inspection Report
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Latest Inspection
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
18/09/2019Re-inspection (Early Years Register)Good

Inclusion Information

Special Needs

Has Provision
Experience with
Physical impairment
Medical Needs
Visual impairment
Challenging Behaviour
Social development impairment
Hearing Difficulties
Language impairment



Age Ranges
0 to 5 years

Time / Date Details

Session Information
4 Hours or More Per Day
5 Days or More Per Week
School Term Only
Weekday All Day
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