Pre School Manager Vacancy

A vacancy has arisen at Hatchell Wood Pre School for the position of Pre-School Manager for September 2017.

The working hours are 8am to 4pm (37.5 hours per week), Monday to Friday term time only.


To fulfil the requirements of this post the successful candidate will have a minimum Level 3 childcare qualification along with at least 3 years experience working within a childcare setting and management experience. 

To discuss this further or obtain a job description please contact


Closing date: Monday 26th June 2017 

Thank you



Doncaster Council Childcare Survey

Tell us your views on childcare needs in Doncaster

Doncaster Council have launched their Parent Demand survey to pull together information on childcare needs in Doncaster – and they want your views!

The responses from the survey will be analysed together with childcare places information and take into account local socio, economic and demographic factors. This will contribute to identifying any gaps in the provision of sufficient, affordable, accessible, quality childcare places and inform future planning.

The survey is very simple, takes just a few minutes and can be completed using any PC, Mac, smartphone or mobile device.

The survey is available here:

Learning Outside the Classroom Award

We are very proud to announce that we are the first school in South Yorkshire to achieve the Learning Outside the Classroom award recognizing the way that we try to use the outdoors and out of school experiences to enhance the children’s learning.  Well done in particular to Mrs Burton and her team of children who worked so hard to achieve it for us.



Young Voices 2017

Our Young Voices Choir were absolutely fantastic on Friday night at Sheffield Arena.  They had a long day but still sang brilliantly to a packed audience.  Behaviour, attitude and effort were second to none.  Well done Hatchell Wood Choir, you did us proud!