About URC Preschool & Nursery

Who we are


We are an Ofsted Outstanding Preschool & Nursery providing excellent and nurturing childcare with a caring, dedicated team of experienced staff.

What we do


Play, engage and inspire!

Our experienced staff teach and support your children through play in a warm and friendly environment. We offer flexible hours Monday-Thursday from morning and afternoon sessions to full days.

Our aims


We continually strive to create a caring environment where children feel happy and confident . We encourage them to explore, investigate, play, grow and develop by having fun in our safe Preschool. We understand that each child is an individual, so we ensure we adapt our care to each and every child's needs.

Where we are


We are situated right in the centre of Harpenden, Hertfordshire, on Vaughan Road. We have 3 different rooms to cater for different age groups of children, with a large outdoor space which includes an interactive garden.

Fees & funding


Morning Session (9am to 12pm) - £25

Afternoon Session (12pm to 3pm) - £25

Morning Session + Lunch Club (9am to 1pm) - £31

All Day Session (9am to 3pm) - £45

We take childcare vouchers and government funding when your child turns 3 years old.

Why we love URC


A caring, happy setting for all children.

"There is so much joy and laughter at the preschool. The staff care so much about the children and their families."