Who to contact
- Contact Name
- Margaret Cunningham
- Contact Position
- 01622 678 607
Where to go
St. Francis Close
- ME14 2FR
When is it on?
- When is childcare available
- Open All Year
- Carescheme Age Range:
- 0 year(s), 3 month(s) to 8 year(s), 0 month(s)
- Opening Times
Opening Times Day Opening Time Closing Time Monday 07:00 18:30 Tuesday 07:00 18:30 Wednesday 07:00 18:30 Thursday 07:00 18:30
- Table of costs
Table of costs Amount Cost Type £5.00 Per hour £40.00 Per day £160. 00 Per week
- ECD Type
- Offers pickups
- Schools covered
- Sandling Primary School
- Cost details
Free for 2 funding offered for 38 weeks per year. 15 hrs free funding for 3 - 5 year olds
38 weeks per year. An additional 15 hrs funding for 3 - 5 year olds offered to those meeting the eligibility criteria for 38 weeks per year. I also offer stretched funding to be discussed if required.
- 3-4 Year Old Funding?
- 2 Year Old Funding?
- Total vacancies
- Vacancies Details
- Presently vacancies for children of critical key workers during Covid-19 outbreak only.
- Places Range
Places Range Start Age End Age Places 0 0 1 1 5 3 0 5 3 5 7 6
- Immediate vacancies?
- Contact Provider for Vacancy Details?
- Vacancy Information Last updated Date
- Swing, Music, Computers / It, Messy Play Area, Cookery, Outdoor Adventure Play Area, Toddler Groups, Toys/dolls, Dressing Up, Environmental Area, Tv/video/dvd, Parks/playgrounds, Quiet Room, Games / Puzzles, Visits and Outings, Garden, Walks, Help With Homework, Arts And Crafts, Reading, Refreshments, Books, Bike, Kitchen, Sleeping Area, Slide, Climbing Frame, Library Visits
- Languages Spoken:
- Wheelchair Access
- Ofsted URN
- Link to latest ofsted inspection report
- Inspection history
Inspection History Inspection Date Inspection type Inspection Outcome 01/10/2008 Inspection (Early Years Register) Satisfactory 22/01/2013 Inspection (Early Years Register) Good 23/11/2016 Inspection (Early Years Register) Good
Special Needs Support
How does the setting identify children with additional needs or SEND?
Additional needs are identified through observations and tracking developmental milestones in line with the EYFS. Any additional needs identified are discussed and additional support accessed with carer/parental input and guidance.
How will I be informed / consulted about the ways in which my child is being supported?
Regular updates with day records, EYFS developmental tracking with verbal communications, and meetings. Parents are encouraged to give feedback and input.
How will the setting adapt the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum for my child's needs?
Regular observations and next steps to help individual children meet their developmental needs. Use of resources to cover all areas of the curriculum.
What teaching strategies does the setting use for children with additional needs or learning difficulties?
Within the setting I create a calm and organised atmosphere and use lots of musical activities and sensory activities to help engage children with SEN or disabilities. Whenever possible one to one intervention can be given to children with additional needs.
What additional support does the setting provide for children with additional needs or SEND?
Working in partnership with other agencies such as health visitors, speech therapists, pre-schools to ensure children with SEN or additional needs have access to all provisions. A key worker would be appointed to offer one on one support.
How will the setting monitor my child's progress and how will I be involved in this?
Progress monitored through observations and developmental tracking. Parents and carers have access to this information and working in partnership strategies to enhance development.
How do you ensure children with additional needs or SEND can be included in the same activities as other children, including trips?
Evaluating trips and risk assessing yo ensure trips are accessible to all children in my care. Adapting activities, where necessary, to ensure every child can take part. Bring an inclusive setting.
How accessible is the building for children with mobility difficulties / wheelchair users?
Accessible. No steps outside, wide entrance.
How will you support my child's transition to a new setting or school?
Meeting or verbal communication with the next setting ir school and handover of transition paperwork specific to each individual child.
How does the setting assess the overall effectiveness of its SEN provision and how can parents / carers take part in this evaluation?
Using development trackers to track progress of individual children and working in partnership with parents, particularly linking activities and interests of the children.
Who should I contact if I am considering registering for a place at the setting?
What arrangements does the setting have for feedback from parents / carers, including compliments and complaints?
Regular questionnaires for feedback from parents/carers and opportunity on daily basis for verbal communication.