Pre-School Play Ltd
14 Market Street
Shetland Pre-school Play (SPP) supports playgroups, toddler
groups and under-fives groups and recognises and promotes the
importance of play in the overall development of children. All
groups provide a variety of play opportunities appropriate to
the age and stage of the children involved.
usually cater for 2½ - 5 year olds
Toddler groups largely serve the under threes, parents &
Under-fives groups operate for the whole pre-school range.
groups and under-fives groups tend to meet once or twice weekly,
playgroups generally offer more sessions. Some playgroups also
operate "Rising Fives" sessions of children in their
pre-school year. A number of groups are registered with HMI
to provide commissioned places. This means that they receive
government funding so that they can offer free places to 3 and
4 year olds.