Welcome to The Little Learning Tree Preschools website.
We provide excellent quality childcare in two 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 Showfields setting is open Monday to Friday 9am-3pm, Term time only.
Our Salvation Army setting is open Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 9am - 3pm, Term time and selected School Holidays weeks.
The Little Learning Tree
Learning Through Play
Our Tree
Relax and Read
Natural Materials
Maths Area
Dinosaur Play
Music Bowl
Dressing Up
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 in term time @ Showfields and Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday @Salvation Army. 


Session times are:

Morning Session:



Afternoon Session:

12.00pm-3.00pm (inc lunch)


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 @Showfields is mainly managed by Alice Penfold with support from Amy Smajlaj as deputy,  Sarah Cook as Senco, Eryn Ryan, Olivia Noble and Nichaela Sturmer as Early Years Educators.


The Little Learning Tree @Salvation Army is mainly managed by Hayley Coombes with support from Anna Sands as Senco, Chelsea Coombes and Ria Clifton as Early Years Educators.


Contact us

Call Hayley on:

 07948085991 for Salvation Army

Call Alice on:

07925177730 for Showfields

Or email us at:



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The Little Learning Tree Preschool Ltd.

Registered Company Number: 10280719

Registered Office: 96 Edward Street, Tunridge Wells, TN4 0EB.