To enhance the development and education of children primarily under statutory school age by encouraging parents to understand and provide for the needs of their children through community groups and by:
1. Offering appropriate play, education and care facilities, and training courses, together with the right of parents to take responsibility for and to become involved in the activities of such groups, ensuring that such groups offer opportunities for all children whatever their race, culture, religion, means or ability;
2. Encouraging the study of the needs of such children and their families and promoting public interest in and recognition of such needs;
3. Instigating and adhering to and furthering the aims and objects of the pre-school learning alliance.