As a registered charity Ladybird relies heavily on fundraising to assist with the running of the nursery. If anyone has any fundraising suggestions or would like to get involved please speak to one of the members of staff or committee, or email us

Sponsored Walk:
In June 2016 the children have took part in sponsored walks around the Preschool and Blackburn Leisure site during their sessions to raise funds for the setting.

Halloween and Christmas Disco’s
Ladybird has had 2 successful Disco’s since our return in September. A good time was had by all with lots of dancing, decorating biscuits, bun sale, lucky dip and craft activities.
All welcome, you do not have to be registered with Ladybird to attend the disco’s.

All monies raised go to Preschool.

Starlight Clothing Collection:
Please support both Preschool and Starlight Foundation by donating your no longer used clothing. Bags can be brought and stored at Preschool until our next collection. No bedding or bric a brac please. Further information on Starlight can be found:

Easy fundraising:
Please register with this site and browse through the range of high street stores that you can buy through and raise funds for Preschool. Registering is easy via:

Free early Education for Two Year Old’s

We run a weekly French class ran by Helen Westerby - Frenchtastic. The children learn a variety of French words through songs and action rhymes. For more information please see their website: alternatively you can email: or phone: 07815 765989.

How you can help
Help out during sessions
Do something fun in aid of Ladybird
Donate unwanted toys / craft materials

Ladybird Committee Members

Sam Coates - Chairperson
Mark Burgin - Secretary
Danielle Hillary - Treasurer
Graham Whitelam - Health and Safety
Lynsey Mansell - Safeguarding