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Kiddie Kapers Neighbourhood Nursery

Who to contact

Contact Name
Tracy Wratten
Contact Position
Nursery Manager
03000 411 024

Where to go

The Willow Centre
Brookfield Road
TN23 4EY

When is it on?

When is childcare available
Open All Year
Carescheme Age Range:
year(s), 3 month(s) to 5 year(s), month(s)
Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 07:30 18:00
Tuesday 07:30 18:00
Wednesday 07:30 18:00
Thursday 07:30 18:00
Friday 07:30 18:00
Other Availability
We have 5 staff training days, dates are given in advance. we are closed Christmas holidays.

Other Details

ECD Type
Day Nursery
Offers pickups
Cost details
Contact provider for details
3-4 Year Old Funding?
2 Year Old Funding?
Vacancies Details
If you wish to know more information regarding vacancies or going on our waiting list please contact us
Places Range
Places Range
Start AgeEnd AgePlaces
0 1 9
2 2 89
3 5 89
0 5 89
5 7 89
Immediate vacancies?
Contact Provider for Vacancy Details?
Vacancy range
Vacancy Range
Start AgeEnd AgePlaces
3 months 2 2
2 years 3 years 3
4 years 5 years 5
Vacancy Information Last updated Date
Cot Room, Music, Literacy and Numeracy, Messy Play Area, Drama, Outdoor Adventure Play Area, Toys/dolls, Dressing Up, Dance, Nursery, Team Games, Outdoor Activities, Themed Sessions, Trike, Parks/playgrounds, Puppets, Water Play, Quiet Room, Games / Puzzles, Play Room, Visits and Outings, Garden, Walks, Sandpit, Arts And Crafts, Scooter, Healthy Living, Reading, Air Conditioned, Languages, Books, Sign Language / Makaton, See-Saw, Sensory Room, Bike, Kitchen, Car Parking, Soft Play Area, Songs, Sleeping Area, Slide, Library Visits, Stories, Sports

We are a fully inclusive nursery and all children are welcomed. We have two SENCo based within the nursery, who can support with further learning development.

Languages Spoken:
Polish, German, Arabic, French, Hindi, Romanian, Bulgarian, Russian, Turkish, Gurjarati, Czech, Sign Language Makaton, Yoruba, Indian, Chinese, English, Spanish, Napali, Africaans, Lithuanian
Wheelchair Access
Wheelchair access details
After Consultation with Parents

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
03/11/2010Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
02/04/2014Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
11/11/2016Inspection (Early Years Register)Good

30 Hours Extended Entitlement

Registered to provide up to 30 hours entitlement
30 Hours Partner Details (These are details of any other childcare provider(s) that this provider will work with to offer the 30 hours entitlement)

We offer 30 hours of free entitlement, this can be used 8am-6pm.   

Service status


Local Offer

Special Needs Support

Every child has a keyperson who will follow the Early Years Foundation Stage, carrying out a starting point, weekly observations, termly Assessment, two and half year checks. Staff and families work together to gain all relevant information to identify any concerns. The setting has two Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator who will work with staff and other professionals to develop and further each child potential. Screening can be carried out for Speech and Language and referrals made. Also Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist can have a referral made to them.

Keyperson, Room Leader's and Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator all have a active involvement in how each child is supported. Parents and carers will be given the opportunity to meet with staff to update Personalised Plans, Targeted plans and too consult how other professionals can get involved and when involved, how each child will be supported. Working in Partnership with parents/carers will give each child the best opportunity to thrive whilst at Kiddie Kapers Nursery.

Through weekly observations, keyperson approach to every child we can identity each child's individual interest's:-

  • what works best for them, how they approach their learning
  • what they are happiest with, how they learn effectively.

Every child's keyperson will plan for each child,weekly and termly so that every areas of learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage can be accessible adapting to included each child's development and and learning.

The setting uses Emporium Plus for additional resources, Early Years Pupil Premium for any children eligible, to meet their individual needs across the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Kiddie Kapers Nursery is based in the Willow Centre, and is a pursose built setting all on one level with easy access to a large outside area, with wide fitted doors for easy wheelchair access. No steps or ramps needed to access any areas of the setting.

Targeted Plans are written by Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator to support children at a targeted level, so targets can be in place for staff to support additional needs. When other professionals such as Speech Therapist or Specialist Teacher is involved then a child will have a Personalised plans written with learning outcomes for each child to work towards, these will be updated every two terms with achievable targets in place. 

By using child's interets in these targets we will have a greater success with these being fullfilled.

All staff work closely with outside agencies, such as Speech Therapist, Portage or Specialist Teachers. Specialist Teachers can be accessed through the Local Inclusion Forum Team (LIFT).   Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator's will gain consent forms from Parents/Carers to fill the relevant paperwork to gain Specialist Teacher support to gain strategies to further learning and development.

A number of agencies or additional support resouces can be access through the setting and staff work with parents/carers to find the best proffessional to support each individual needs.

Daily feedback is given by Keyperson or the Keyperson's Buddy so that parents/carers have a good understanding of each child's daily learning, including activities or Wow moments. Observations are carried out and uploaded to Tapestry, the online learning journal. We will have three parents evenings every year, for parents/carers to discuss and share.  Assessments are carried out by each child's keyperson three times a year and staff will analyse to plan for individual needs to improve outcomes and then share progress information with parents/carers.



Adapting to their needs as much as possible

Very good

Invite teachers into the setting and where possible visit the school with the child

Keeping up to date with the latest recommendations and ensure we are following the relevant guidelines.

Nursery Office

We have an open door policy and wherever possible will make time to discuss with parents any compliments/complaints


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