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The Barna-Bus Pre School is located in St. Barnabas Church Hall, St. Barnabas Church, Quarry Road, Tunbridge Wells. The premises are light, airy and cheerful and we have a purpose built, brand new, outside play area.  We welcome all children from the surrounding area regardless of which Primary School you hope your child will attend.  The setting is easily accessible and parking is available.

Our community based setting is a member of the Pre-school Learning Alliance.  We are registered under Ofsted No. EY368400

Aims of The Barna-Bus Pre School

  • To be open to every family in the community,
  • provide a secure and nurturing environment in which each child can reach his/her full potential,
  • offer high quality care and education to children from the age of 2 to 5 years,
  • work in partnership with parents to help children to learn and develop,
  • meet children’s individual needs,
  • promote equality of opportunity and value diversity in all aspects of pre-school life and
  • add to the life of the St Barnabas community and beyond.


All parents will be:

  • valued and respected
  • kept informed
  • consulted
  • involved
  • included at all levels where possible

The Barna-Bus Pre School also carries expectations on parents for their support and commitment where possible.

Other Agencies

Working in consultation with parents, we are able to signpost to specialist agencies such as Speech and Language, Specialist Teaching Services and Family Liaison.

Little Forest Children’s Centre

We have close working links with Little Forest Children’s Centre and their wide range of resources.

Friars Way,
Royal Tunbridge Wells,
TN2 3UA.
Phone: 01892 532319.
Fax: 01892 618736.