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Welcome to The Little Learning Tree Preschools website.
We provide excellent quality childcare within safe, nurturing, friendly and calm preschools in the Tunbridge Wells area. 
Children are at the root of everything we do and with strong community and family links,
we can grow together. 

Our Bayhall Road setting, situated at The Salvation Army site is open Monday to Friday 9am - 4.30pm, Term time only

Our Southborough setting is open Monday to Friday 8.40am - 3.10pm for Preschool children  and 3pm - 6pm for our After school club for children who attend Southborough Primary School, Term time only. We also run a holiday club during the school holidays.
The Little Learning Tree
Learning Through Play
Our Tree
Relax and Read
Natural Materials
Maths Area
Dinosaur Play
Music Bowl
Dressing Up

Get Inspired

About us


At The Little Learning Tree we will be responsible for introducing your child to the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum in a fun and stimulating way.

Our Vision is that through play-based learning, the children gain a level of independence, confidence and the social skills required for the next part of their learning journey.

Our Day


We are open Monday to Friday at all settings.


Session times @ Southborough are:

Morning Session:


Lunch Club 11.40am-12.10pm (bring a packed lunch)

Afternoon Session:


After school club - Collection from Southborough Primary School 3/3.10pm - 4/5/6pm

Term time only

Sessions times @ Bayhall Road are:

Morning session 9-12pm

Lunch 12-12.30pm

Afternoon session 12.30-3.30pm

After school club 3.30-4.30pm

Children can attend all day or a combination of session times

Meet our staff


The Little Learning Tree Preschools are owned by Hayley Coombes and Alice Penfold.

The Little Learning Tree @Bayhall Road is managed by Hayley Coombes with support from Sarah Cook as Deputy, Jo Roberts, Cheri Purton, Michelle Clifford, Sam Turner, Niamh Hitchman as Early Years Educators and Kerry Brazier as an assistant

The Little Learning Tree Preschool @Southborough is managed by Alice Penfold with support from Chelsea Coombes as Deputy, Kim Holmes, Lisa Skinner, Gillian Cornell, Chantal Hanson, Kelly Vidler and Michelle Clifford as Early Years Educators.


Contact us

Call Hayley on:

 07948085991 for Bayhall Road  

Call Alice on:

07592620364 for Southborough

Or email us at:

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