Nursery & Pre-Prep School

We specialise in finding the best in every pupil and place equal value on cultural,
technological, scientific, linguistic and creative subjects.

Lincoln Minster School Crest

Welcome to Lincoln Minster Nursery and Pre-Preparatory School

We strive to create an exciting and inspiring learning environment in which your child will flourish.

Our aim is to cultivate inquisitive minds, so children are urged to ask questions, to investigate and to make their own discoveries through our thoughtfully planned activities.

We believe in providing a broad range of experiences to help develop a love of learning. We are also careful to ensure that class sizes are a sensible size to allow for positive social interaction between children.

The Nursery and Pre-Prep School is based in an idyllic, secure, purpose-built site inside the historic city walls and within view of the wonderful Lincoln Cathedral.

“High priority is given to the children’s happiness. All adults act as excellent role models so that children learn and play imaginatively and cooperatively, as they explore their well-resourced environment.” – EYFS Inspection 2014

At the Pre-Preparatory School we make sure we provide the encouragement children require to develop positive self-esteem, to be proud of their individual achievements and to encourage and support others as needed.

High yet achievable expectations are set for children on an individual basis and we place great emphasis on finding each child’s range of abilities and building on all areas of their learning to give them an all-round, balanced, exciting education.

Continuing to engage children in their learning, challenging them, encouraging them to think for themselves, offering ideas, helping them to learn from first-hand experiences and see mistakes as opportunities to find the right answers are all crucial in these years.

We also focus on developing independence in everyday life-skills and becoming more independent learners.

From Nursery to Year 2, our pupils enjoy a varied and exciting education in a relaxed ‘home from home’ environment.

We welcome children from 2 to 4 years old to our Nursery  – find out more about where the Lincoln Minster journey begins.

Our Pre-Preparatory School comprises of the EYFS and Key Stage 1 (KS1).  KS1 includes Years 1 to 2, where the children continue their learning journey and build on the solid foundations laid in EYFS – a chance to discover, explore, enjoy and delight!

Children thrive as they move through the Pre-Preparatory School in Years 1 and 2, with teachers who are passionate about teaching, learning and enthusing their pupils.

The Pre-Preparatory School is open from 7.45am each morning and the children are looked after by our own staff until the main school day begins.

The after-school club is run by a member of the Pre-Prep team. The children are offered a light snack and there are a variety of activities on offer; it is a chance for them to relax after a busy day at school.

Children might enjoy craft work, reading, computer games or role play. When the weather is fine there are often games and activities available outside as well as inside.

After-school care is available until 6pm and a small charge is made for this service.

We highly recommend visiting our school to see what we are all about and we welcome you to come and see the school for yourself. Enjoy the chance to meet the teachers and visit lessons: arrange a visit.

To see a timetable for a typical day at our Pre Prep school click here: Prep & Pre Prep School Day

A message from headmaster
Mark Wallace
Pre Prep School

Upcoming School Events

21st September 2017All Day

Year 4 Indian WOW Day

23rd September 201710:00 am

Ready Steady Choir

Recital Hall
Upper Lindum Street, Lincoln LN2 5RW
23rd September 20177:00 pm / 9:00 pm

A Musical Night of Entertainment

St Nicholas Church, Newport

at St Nicholas Church, Newport.

at St Nicholas Church, Newport.
24th September 201712:00 pm

Party in the Park

All School Events / FoLMS Events

Welcoming all parents and friends to a delightful afternoon of music, food and good company in the grounds of the Pre-Preparatory School.

Minimum suggested donation to the Friends of Lincoln ...


Latest Pre Prep School News

GCSE results day

Celebrating exceptional results across all Year Groups.

| Pre Preparatory School News, Prep School News, Senior School News, Sixth Form | No Comments

Reflection on some of our best results to date, from pupils at our Pre-Prep, Prep and Senior School.


Holiday club snake

Summer Holiday Fun for Holiday Club

| Pre Preparatory School News, Prep School News | No Comments

Holiday Club Manager Becky Skelton talks about the club’s exciting summer of activities.


Pre-Prep mud kitchen

Pre-Prep pupils enjoy new mud kitchen

| Pre Preparatory School News | No Comments

Pupils were delighted to see the new messy addition to their outdoor learning space at the start of term.


Mrs Thomas reflects on the school year

| Pre Preparatory School News, Prep School News | No Comments

In my very first Prize Giving speech in 2013 I likened school/education to a great big blank canvas. This year, boys and girls you have thrown as much paint at that canvas as you possibly can.  More

Lincoln Minster School Newsletter

Sign up to the School Newsletter

Pre-Preparatory: Crèche, Nursery,

EYFS to Yr 2 (2 1/2  – 7 yrs)
Winnowsty Lane, Lincoln LN2 5RZ
Telephone: 01522 524622