All our nurseries and after school clubs follow the same Play Place ethos and Building Blocks is welcoming, nurturing and supportive. Building Blocks Nursery Purley is also individual and has its own special atmosphere and environment. Situated in Purley the pre school provides a range of activities, it has lots of indoor and outdoor space. The pre school also has a wide range of toys and equipment to play with and the friendly staff team offer regular outings for children and parents to enjoy.


At Building Blocks we have:

  • A long term and well established staff team.
  • A friendly, calm setting.
  • A strong partnership with the church where we are based.
  • The skills to offer children with additional needs good support
  • Activities that are structured and organised.
  • Close working relationships with parents and are responsive to family needs.
  • Focused activities including cooking, Woodland fun and messy play!


Fingertip Facts

Manager: Sherryleigh Hodson

Deputy: Paula Wicks


Ofsted URN: EY429584

Ofsted Rating: Good


Building Blocks Pre-School

St Barnabas Church Hall

Higher Drive

Purley CR8 2HP

Telephone: 07766652672 & 02086605055


Opening hours:

Mondays to Fridays during term time



Download a full application pack here:

 1.Welcome Pack 

2. Building Blocks Fact Sheet

3. Application Form

4. Early Years Information

5. Terms and Conditions

6. Declaration