News and

Find out what's been happening here at Riding Mill Outdoor Preschool.

There are no forthcoming events planned at the moment. Watch this space for future announcements, or check our Facebook page.

We welcomed our first Ofsted inspection at our new site in July 2021 and are very proud to say we received a ‘GOOD’ rating!  Please click here to read the full report.

You may have already met our new apprentice Ash, she has joined our staff team whilst she works towards her apprenticeship qualifications.  Here she is pictured with our amazing (and very bright!) new floodlight donated very generously by the Rosby family – thank you so much, we are very grateful.

On Monday 14th December 2020 children, parents and staff from RMOP took part in a festive twilight walk to raise funds for our wonderful setting.  Check out our GoFundMe page for more information.  Thank you to everyone who has already donated we are very grateful!  We were also lucky enough to welcome the Holly and Ivy Roadshow to our yurt to get us in the festive mood for our fundraising walk – and a lovely time was had by all in attendance.  

Read an article about RMOP on the Hexham Courant website (May 2018)

We are very grateful to local business Osbit who have sponsored our Engineering Shed.  Read the press release here.

In April 2019 Hug at Home ( donated some lovely rugs for our porch and yurt.  The staff and children are very grateful as now most of the mud stays outside! 

Click here to see some photos.