Ladybird Playgroup in beautiful, rural Thriplow in Hertfordshire

COVID-19 Update:  Ladybird Playgroup is running a full service, there are some COVID restrictions in place (no parents on site, drop off inline with the Primary School, Parents to provide snack).  If you would like to get in touch please do so via the contact page, or via email: ladybirdplaygroupthriplow@gmail.com

Welcome to our Playgroup


Ladybird Playgroup is a vibrant and fun, 24-place setting, for children aged two and a half to four and a half years of age.

Having first opened our doors nearly 25 years ago, Ladybird Playgroup has gone from strength to strength and now operates from a fantastic modern purpose-built building, within the grounds of Thriplow Primary School.

Ladybird Playgroup Thriplow CIO (1162435) -

OFSTED rated Good Playgroup & Pre-School (Jan 2020)

We have recently transferred to become a CIO (Charitable Incorporated Organisation) and are run by the Committee, a voluntary parent committee and a dedicated staff of experienced and well-qualified workers, who are employed in accordance with Cambridgeshire County Council and Young People Services.


 Due to COVID restrictions we are unfortunately not able to offer open days whilst Ladybirds is in operation, we are organising some socially distanced/appointment based walk around the playgroup for prospective families. Please book your session via the Eventbrite website below and see the instructions provided.  We will ask all adults to wear masks, and everyone must hand sanitise on entry to the school site and into the Playgroup building

Dates: Saturday 7th November 2020 & Saturday 14th November 2020 between 10-12midday

Booking: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/open-morning-tickets-124532984509

In the mean time please have a look at the site via our short promotional video (below).

Ladybird Playgroup Thriplow
Contact Us
- ​01763 208055
- LadybirdPlaygroupThriplow@gmail.com
- School Lane, Thriplow, Royston, Hertfordshire SG8 7RH
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CIO Registered Charity Number 1162435 | Copyright Ladybird Playgroup Thriplow 2017