Buttons preschools

Buttons is more than just a nursery school, it is a loving family. Our primary purpose is to nurture and care for every child, to provide excellent and effective early years and preschool education 

Our Buttons preschools and Little Lambs Nursery provide a friendly, caring and stimulating nursery environment for your child to grow.

Our staff are trained and dedicated to the highest standard of care and education. 

Child playing at nursery

Exciting news!

As of the 1st of November, Spurgeons is delighted to welcome Little Lambs in West Sussex to our preschool family!

The two Buttons preschools and Little Lambs nursery are owned and run by Spurgeons and provide a friendly, caring and stimulating nursery education environment for your child to grow. Our early years staff are trained and dedicated to the highest standard of care and early years education. 


Both preschools in Kent (Ramsgate and Maidstone) are based in bright and spacious buildings with high quality play equipment, for both inside and outside play. Families are welcomed and valued, and children feel comfortable, secure and can forge positive relationships with both staff and other children. 

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  • A child wearing a crown and smiling at the camera during a coronation picnic at preschool in Kent.
  • Children sitting around a table at a coronation picnic occurring at buttons preschools in Kent.
  • Children painting a small house during an activity at Buttons nursery.
  • Two young boys smiling at the camera.
  • Children engaged in a play activity at preschools in Kent.
  • Children involved in outdoor play matching colours
  • Group photo of children playing outdoors.
  • Children engaged in sensory play at nursery in Kent.
  • Two children playing with a ball as part of an outdoor activity.
  • A group of children engaged in a gardening activity

Ring us to arrange a visit anytime, you are always welcome to come and see us and find out more!


We work closely with families, building partnerships and providing parent support. Buttons is part of a bigger organisation that seeks to support families and children. Our highly dedicated and motivated team are passionate about their work, and you will always receive a warm welcome! 

Why choose Buttons for early years education?

Our nursery schools in Kent are designed with children in mind.  We provide the highest standard of early years childcare within a safe, stimulating and fun environment. 


Children enjoy a wide range of stimulating activities based on the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework that will promote and enhance their early years learning. 

Early years learning at Buttons Preschools and Little Lambs Nursery

At Buttons, the care and preschool education offered helps children to continue to do this by providing interesting education activities that are appropriate for their age and stage of development. 


Time spent at Buttons is varied and well-structured with a wide range of activities each day from storytelling, crafts and fancy dress to energetic education activities. With purpose-built outside space for play, whatever the weather, there is always an element of free-flow and self-selection, with a mixture of education and enjoyment. 


We embrace our role within a child’s development, helping to nurture rounded, joy filled children who have been loved, educated and equipped for the next step into “Big School”. 

We provide friendly, caring and stimulating nursery education in three preschools and nurseries in Kent and West Sussex:

All Districts
  • Maidstone

    Buttons ABC Preschool Maidstone

    Archbishop Courtenay School,
    Eccleston Rd
    ME15 6QN

    01622 754666 (EXT 2)
  • Ramsgate

    Buttons Preschool Ramsgate

    The Corner,
    Whitehall Rd,
    CT12 6DF

    01843 597777
  • West Sussex

    Little Lambs Preschool and Nursery

    Jubilee Community Centre
    Charlwoods Rd,
    East Grinstead
    RH19 2HU

    07495 036319

Nursery in Maidstone: Opening Times

The times of our sessions are: 

8:45am to 11:45am Monday to Friday 

12:15pm to 3:15pm Monday to Friday. 

Children can stay for the full day and bring a packed lunch (there is a small charge to cover lunch care). 

Term time only 

Ramsgate Preschool: Opening Times 

The times of the sessions are: 

9am to 12pm Monday to Friday 

12:30pm to 3pm Monday to Friday. 

Children can stay for the full day and bring a packed lunch (there is a small charge to cover lunch care). 

Term time only 

Apply for nursery places in Kent: preschool fees

We offer up to 15 and 30 hours funded sessions for 2,3 and 4-year-olds. 


Buttons is registered to provide Free Early Years Education. Under the scheme all children aged three and four are eligible for a ‘free place’ the term after their third birthday.

For Maidstone: buttons.maidstone@spurgeons.org


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