Welcome to Clifton Playgroup

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

Clifton Playgroup provides quality early years education for children 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 ‘Good’ in every area of provision in our Ofsted inspection in July 2023.

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


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 must adapt and adjust to protect children, parents and staff.

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

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

Any questions, please get in touch.