Who to contact
- Contact Name
- Kirsty Pearn (Minster site)
- Contact Position
- 01795 871120
Where to go
Minster On Sea
- ME12 2HX
When is it on?
- When is childcare available
- Term Time Only
- Carescheme Age Range:
- 2 year(s), 0 month(s) to 4 year(s), 11 month(s)
- Opening Times
Opening Times Day Opening Time Closing Time Monday 08:00 15:00 Tuesday 08:00 15:00 Wednesday 08:00 15:00 Thursday 08:00 15:00 Friday 08:00 15:00
- Table of costs
Table of costs Amount Cost Type £17.00 Per session
- ECD Type
- Cost details
- £17 for 3+ and £18 for 2 years
- 3-4 Year Old Funding?
- 2 Year Old Funding?
- Total vacancies
- Places Range
Places Range Start Age End Age Places 2 2 12 3 5 38 0 5 50 5 7 50
- Vacancy range
Vacancy Range Start Age End Age Places 2 4
- Vacancy Information Last updated Date
- Music, Computers / It, Messy Play Area, Cookery, Toys/dolls, Dressing Up, Dance, Team Games, Outdoor Activities, Trike, Play House, Puppets, Water Play, Quiet Room, Games / Puzzles, Visits and Outings, Garden, Walks, Sandpit, Scooter, Refreshments, Books, Bouncy Castle, Sign Language / Makaton, See-Saw, Kitchen, Songs, Slide, Climbing Frame, Library Visits, Stories
- Languages Spoken:
- Wheelchair Access
- Wheelchair access details
- All doors fitted to DDA regulations, a Disabled toilet and access to outdoor area.
- Ofsted URN
- Link to latest ofsted inspection report
- Inspection history
Inspection History Inspection Date Inspection type Inspection Outcome 07/09/2011 Inspection (Early Years Register) Good 19/01/2016 Inspection (Early Years Register) Outstanding 10/09/2019 Inspection (Early Years Register) Good
Special Needs Support
How does the setting identify children with additional needs or SEND?
We are an inclusive setting, in the past we have supported children with many additional and complex needs. We source our training from hospitals and parents to ensure we are equipped to support any child that attends our setting. We have extensive knowledge and are willing to add to this to ensure children can access early years education.
How will I be informed / consulted about the ways in which my child is being supported?
- Online learning journey (Tapestry).
- Informal chats at drop off and pick up times.
- Telephone conversations.
- Regular catch up meetings.
- Involvement in the targeted and personalised plans.
- Facebook/social media.
- Parents evening/afternoons.
How will the setting adapt the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum for my child's needs?
- Targeted and personalised planning with input from outside agencies eg SALT, STLS.
- Adaption to the environment if possible.
- Purchase of resources if required.
What teaching strategies does the setting use for children with additional needs or learning difficulties?
- use of Makaton signing.
- Senco/Keyperson to ensure that strategies from outside agencies are included in personalised support.
- Communication in Print symbols are used on staff keyrings and on individual timetables.
- Individual and small group activities.
- Quiet spaces in all areas of the setting.
What additional support does the setting provide for children with additional needs or SEND?
- ensure close working relationships between the Key Person, Senco and parents/carers
- information eg training opportunities from Children's Centre
- Working in partnerships with Specialist Teaching Service
- attending up to date training
How will the setting monitor my child's progress and how will I be involved in this?
- through observations and a Key Person being assigned to each child and the Key Person knowing the child
- producing summative assessments
- review of targeted and personalised plans
How do you ensure children with additional needs or SEND can be included in the same activities as other children, including trips?
- additional support available to help support any SEND child to enable them to take part in all activities
- regular reviews with parents/carers
How accessible is the building for children with mobility difficulties / wheelchair users?
- accessible toilet and changing facilities
- spaced to ensure Kaye walkers can be used safely
How will you support my child's transition to a new setting or school?
- relevant paperwork passed on with consent
- transition document completed
- meetings with school or other Senco setting
- visit to the school if possible or where not possible pictures taken of the setting so that the child can view them
How does the setting assess the overall effectiveness of its SEN provision and how can parents / carers take part in this evaluation?
- opportunities at LIFT meetings
- Senco forum meetings
- Senco noticeboard
- Regular meetings with families, key person and SENCO
Who should I contact if I am considering registering for a place at the setting?
In the first instance, please telephone our office or e.mail,
What arrangements does the setting have for feedback from parents / carers, including compliments and complaints?
We welcome constructive and critical feedback to inform our practice. In the first instance, please speak to the Manager about your concerns/complaint, if you wish to esculate it to a formal complaint, we have a complaints policy for you to follow. All concerns/complaints will be in confidence and taken seriously. You should expect a response to any concern/complaint within a reasonable time.