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)
Free Early Education for *2, 3 & 4 year olds
Our entitlement structure is: 9am -12pm , 12pm-1pm excluding food and 1-4pm
Term time only
15 hours over 38weeks (570 hours per year)
30 hours over 38 weeks (1140 hours per year)
Stretched funding (inclusive of holidays)
12 hours over 48 weeks (570 hours per year)
24 hours over 48 weeks (1140 hours per year)
All other wrap around care will be charged at our standard rate, please see price list.
We also offer 5 completely free places for the extended funding (30 hours)
Term time only
Monday to Friday over 38weeks
Monday to Friday over 48 weeks
Children attending non-funded days/sessions (wrap around care) in addition to their Free Early Education will be charged at our current rates as shown on the registration pack, this will include breakfast, lunch and dinner. You will be invoiced in the usual way showing how many free hours your child is receiving in that period and what the additional charges are. This care will be unavailable and/or withdrawn until all outstanding fees are paid.
Please note that the Free Early Education can be split between providers up to a maximum of 2 providers per day.
*2-year-old funding is subject to eligibility.
We offer placements for all children with SEND 0-11 and we support families to get the correct support they need as well as referrals and working in partnership with other professional to make sure our children receive the best possible start to their education. We accept free for twos funding under the disability status and this offered around the parents needs.
Special Needs Support
How does the setting identify children with additional needs or SEND?
We monitor all of our children and then discuss where needed with our parents over our concerns and then work at the pace of the parents to complete referrals to other professionals when necessary.
How will I be informed / consulted about the ways in which my child is being supported?
We have an open door to our office where parents can come and have a chat with the management/ Sendco's, they will be updated daily on how their child has got on in the session by their keyworker or a member of staff from the room whom has been working with them that day, We hold meeting with our parents to discuss targets and next steps for both education and to met their needs with other professionals. We monitor all of our children and attend local Sendco forum meeting to keep up to date and bring back an new ideas. We evaluate our processes termly.
How will the setting adapt the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum for my child's needs?
We have differentiation on all of our planning and dependant of each childs needs would depend on having individualised plan's within the planning it is set out
What teaching strategies does the setting use for children with additional needs or learning difficulties?
differentiation of the individual child this could be in the form of pecs, makton, bsl, practitioner lead learning in play and also we openly welcome other professionals to support us in our individualised teacher for our SEND children
What additional support does the setting provide for children with additional needs or SEND?
We try to provide what ever support the individual child needs be it a support worker some or all of the time, communication support and social interactions English as an additional language by use of pic sims we have access to 2 other areas in the nursery where we can do more intensive one to one work sessions to focus more on individual needs. We work closely with the parents and any other professional to make sure we are supporting them in meeting the targets and needs of the child
How will the setting monitor my child's progress and how will I be involved in this?
We hold regular meeting with our parents to discuss targets and goals that parents as well as other professionals are setting for the child. We use tapestry online so you can follow your childs learning and also the sendco reviews all targets termly with an up to dated report sent home and then a meeting to discuss with parents their views on the progress and to consider if we need to set new targets or continue.
How do you ensure children with additional needs or SEND can be included in the same activities as other children, including trips?
We have highly qualified and experienced staff at present we have employed a specialist in BSL communication to meet our nurseries needs.
We make sure the activities are open planned to enable all our children to experience learning through play at the level that suits them best but we make sure staff are always there to help express and expand play to a greater level.
How accessible is the building for children with mobility difficulties / wheelchair users?
We a fully accessible for children and parents with mobility difficulties and or use a wheel chair. We have a wet room facility for washing plus disable toilets and hand washing facilities.
How will you support my child's transition to a new setting or school?
We would take into account the needs of you child and work with the school other setting to make sure the transition is a smooth as possible this could be in the form of phone conversation with the new setting and a longer transitional period or teacher coming to the nursery weekly to get to know your child before transitioning them.
How does the setting assess the overall effectiveness of its SEN provision and how can parents / carers take part in this evaluation?
We value our parents opinions and send out questionnaires as well as spoken conversations with our parents asking if they think there is something else we could be doing
We use the self evaluation tools to make sure we are meeting as many standards as we possible can and also by attending send meeting and working in collaboration with other setting enables us to see what they are doing and use some of their ideas as well
Who should I contact if I am considering registering for a place at the setting?
Lynda cloake or Sheila Greenstreet
What arrangements does the setting have for feedback from parents / carers, including compliments and complaints?
We have social meeting sites that parents can contact us through and leave compliments we also have online journals that our parents can comment through
We have a clear complaints policy out lining who to get hold of and also email addresses.