Our history

About Hillside Pre-School
  • We started our journey in a classroom at Air Balloon Hill Infants School in September 1977.

    In 1987 pressures on classroom space meant we needed to leave the main school building, this forced the Management Committee to decide the way forward.
    During the 3-4 years we remained in the school the value of the preschool as a provider of early years learning became well established and in order to ensure the preschool at Air Balloon Hill continued we were granted our current site on the school playing field, but the money was needed to build the unit.
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