Welcome to Clifton Playgroup

Ofsted awarded ‘Outstanding’ nursery in the heart of the village

Clifton Playgroup provides quality early years education for children aged between 2½ and 4 years in and around the parish of Clifton upon Dunsmore, Rugby.

We follow the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum and were assessed as ‘Outstanding’ in every area of provision in our Ofsted inspection in June 2016.

Through the skills, knowledge and expertise of our friendly and caring staff, children follow a structure of learning, development and care which enables them to learn through a range of activities and experiences.

We are a non-profit company limited by guarantee (Company No 07342030) and a registered charity (Charity No 1148775).

Clifton Playgroup is adhering to the Government guidelines regarding the Coronavirus pandemic.


Please make sure that you are following the Clifton Playgroup, Rugby Facebook page.

Please note that due to staff shortages as a result of Covid-19, Clifton Playgroup may have to run amended opening hours.

We’re hiring!

JOB VACANCY: Clifton Playgroup is looking to recruit a  PLAYGROUP ASSISTANT (NVQ3) Bank Staff to join our friendly and professional team.

To be considered for this position, you should hold a relevant qualification at a minimum of NVQ Level 3, and have a good understanding of Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements.

This is a term-time-only position and is a bank staff position with a zero-hours contract, hours as required.

For an application pack and more information, please call Barbara Spiby on 01788 560886 or e-mail managercpg@welearn365.com. This position is subject to an enhanced CRB disclosure.


Find out more on our childcare funding page.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused and will try our best to keep disruption to a minimum. However, we take safety as a very serious priority and therefore will need to adapt and adjust to protect children, parents and staff.

If you or your child test positive or develop symptoms for Covid-19, please follow government guidelines and isolate accordingly.

We also ask that you inform us of any cases in your households so that we can assess associated risk to others who may have been a close contact.

Any questions, please get in touch.