For information about schools in the New Forest visit the HCC website (http://www3.hants.gov.uk/education/schools/schooldetails.htm?area=newforest).
The following are probably the closest to Minstead:
Term time Busy Bees at Lyndhurst Baptist Church, Pinkney Lane, Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10am-12noon £1.50.
Bradshaw Bunnies, Bramshaw Village Hall, Friday mornings from 9.45-11.45am £2.
CofE Infant School, High Street, Lyndhurst Tel 023 8028 2244
Bartley CofE Junior School, Winsor Rd, Bartley Tel 023 8081 2173