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Hampton Nursery School

This is an Outstanding sessional nursery school with two classes for children between 2 and 5 years old, during term time.
We have extremely high standards of care, teaching and learning through a playful environment. We pride ourselves in providing what is needed to make every child and parent feel that they are welcome and that they belong.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Jacqui Farrant
Contact Position
Manager/Owner
Telephone
07930153253
07795995106
E-mail
manager@hamptonnurseryschools.co.uk
Website
www.hamptonnursery.co.uk/

Where to go

Name
Hampton Nursery School
Address
Herne Bay Evangelical Free Church
64 Sunnyhill Road
HERNE BAY
Kent
APostcode
CT6 8LU

When is it on?

When is childcare available
Term Time Only
Carescheme Age Range:
2 year(s), 0 month(s) to 5 year(s), 0 month(s)
Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 9am 12 noon or 1pm
Tuesday 9am 12 noon or 1pm
Wednesday 9am 12 noon or 1pm
Thursday 9am 12 noon or 1pm
Friday 9am 12 noon or 1pm

Other Details

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£5.50 Per hour
£16.50 Per session
ECD Type
Preschool
Offers pickups
No
Cost(s)
Cost details
Per session cost is for a 3 hour morning session within class for any child not receiving goverment funding.
3-4 Year Old Funding?
Yes
2 Year Old Funding?
Yes
Total vacancies
16
Vacancies Details
we have vacancies within both classes.
Places Range
Places Range
Start AgeEnd AgePlaces
0 5 48
5 8 48
Immediate vacancies?
Yes
Contact Provider for Vacancy Details?
Yes
Vacancy range
Vacancy Range
Start AgeEnd AgePlaces
2 3 8
3 5 8
Vacancy Information Last updated Date
23/07/2019
Facilities
Music, Literacy and Numeracy, Computers / It, Messy Play Area, Cookery, Drama, Toddler Groups, Toys/dolls, Dressing Up, Team Games, Discussions / Talks, Outdoor Activities, Themed Sessions, Trike, Play House, Parent and Toddler Group, Trampoline, Gym, Puppets, Water Play, Quiet Room, Games / Puzzles, Play Room, Garden, Walks, Sandpit, Arts And Crafts, Baby Group, Healthy Living, Reading, Woodwork, Books, Sign Language / Makaton, Kitchen, Songs, Slide, Climbing Frame, Stories
Notes

We can provide 20/30 hours Free funding for children of eligible parents.

The nursery provides an Adult, Baby & Toddler session during term times on Wednesday mornings between 10.30am and 12 noon.

Languages Spoken:
Sign Language Makaton, English
Wheelchair Access
Yes

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
EY448377
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
28/01/2013Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding
28/06/2019Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding

30 Hours Extended Entitlement

Registered to provide up to 30 hours entitlement
Yes
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 can provide 20/30 hours Free funding for children of eligible parents.

Parents can access additional hours with child minders or at an additional local nursery.

Local Offer

Description

Our service provides care and education for all children aged 2-5 years.

Links
Local Offer SEND

Special Needs Support

We will gather information from parents including identified needs, what their children can do and if other agencies are involved how the child is supported. The key person will make observations within the seven areas of the EYFS and create a starting point, including a progress check at two. The key person liaises with the SENCo and may request further assessments to be made using nursery tools and or request specialist advise from the Local Inclusion Team.

The keyperson will work closely with your child with the coordinated support of the SENCo. You will be able to speak to both either informally on a daily basis or formally at pre-arranged meetings. You will receive written assessments and your child’s Learning Journey illustrating their achievements. Targeted and personalised plans are drawn together and distributed following consultation with parents, keyperson, SENCo and where applicable other agencies.

At the nursery we plan for each individual child. Where there are targeted and personalised plans theses will be incorporated into the daily session, e.g. with small groups, individual sessions, physical activities and differentiation. We are continually adapting and risk assessing the environment to meet the needs of individual children and make changes as and when it is felt it will support their needs and learning.

 We look at each child as an individual and the way in which they learn; we become the ‘detective’. A child’s needs are very individual, we liaise with outside agencies to ensure that therapists recommendations are carried out and incorporate these into our routines. We use signing, visual supports, visual timetables, now and next boards, Clever Hands and Fizzy Activities, social stories, language groups and small group or individual activities. SMART -Specific Measurable Accessible Realistic/Relevant Timebound targets will be put in place for this children within their planning.

We offer close working relationships with parents through the keyperson and SENCo. The SENCO is available to coordinate the support, offer advice, assist parents with paperwork and accessing further help and information. We welcome further training to assist us in managing the administration of specific medication and personal care and work closely with the parents to provide positive strategies to support social and emotional needs.

The planning, observation and assessment cycle the key person monitors your child’s progress. We routinely share this information with you three times a year, holding parent meetings and sharing progress records, however you can also request meetings at any time and can also ask to look at your child’s Learning Journey more regularly. You will be involved in the process of termly reviews of your child’s targeted and personalised plans as your feedback is invaluable

 

Parents are consulted both at registration and regularly throughout their time at the nursery. Differentiation to planning is carried out after thorough review of individual needs, risk assessments and characteristics of learning. If a child has a disability we can also apply for the Disability Access Fund for any additional equipment which may support the setting.

 

The nursery is also situated on the ground floor with wheelchair access, ramps/slopes and alternative access gates where needed. There is an accessible toilet and the staff car park has parking space for disabled users. 

We work with the child and parents to ensure the transition to school is as smooth as possible. This will usually involve, visits, meetings at the receiving school, transfer of relevant paperwork and above all the sharing of what is working really well for the child, the strategies being used and why and lessons learnt. Shared informative communication is vital at this point as well as the timing of the information shared with the child which usually includes photo booklets of their new environment and teachers.

 

Hampton Nursery School uses a range of methods to evaluate their SEN provision including monitoring progress and narrowing any gaps in achievement through tracking individual and groups of children. The SENCo and manager attends SEN meetings, training, workshops and attends a collaboration meeting with local SENCo’s and managers. This provides guidance and information which can be fed back to the setting and discussed at staff meetings so that we can review our own practice alongside our self-evaluation system. Feedback from outside agencies is reviewed and parents are asked to complete questionnaires.

Contact the setting Manager and Owner Jacqui Farrant – who will wecome your questions and invite you for a visit.

The nursery has an open-door policy for parents to give us their feedback, which parents will often do through the manager or management team. Alternatively, we have a suggestion box, questionnaires and if parents feel there is a need to complain we have a formal complaints procedure to follow.

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