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Tiny Treasures Preschool

Tiny Treasures preschool is a kind and caring atmosphere for children. Where they learn through play. They learn to make choices,take turns and build friendships that help them develop high self esteem. This means they can become confident happy learners. We believe that the right leadership and staffing the tiny treasures preschool can become an outstanding establishment within the community. We want parents and children to remember the tiny treasures preschool as a wonderful fun vibrant place to be. 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Laura Skinner
Contact Position
Manger/ owner
Telephone
07816624786

Where to go

Address
Tovil Working Men's Club
Hearne Court
Maidstone
Kent
Postcode
ME15 6QD
Notes

We are situated on the grounds of Tovil workingman's club. We are positioned in the beautiful hall, with to learning rooms a beautiful out side space which is undercover. We have a big decking area for the children also to explore. Entry to the preschool is at the back through the garden. 

When is it on?

When is childcare available
Term Time Only
Carescheme Age Range:
2 year(s), month(s) to 5 year(s), 0 month(s)
Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 9.00 3.30
Tuesday 9.00 3.30
Wednesday 9.00 3.30
Thursday 9.00 3.30
Friday 9.00 3.30

Other Details

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£25 Per day
£15 Per session am
£15 Per session pm
ECD Type
Preschool
Offers pickups
No
Cost(s)
3-4 Year Old Funding?
Yes
2 Year Old Funding?
Yes
Total vacancies
10
Vacancies Details
we have funded space available. We have am , pm and all day sessions
Places Range
Places Range
Start AgeEnd AgePlaces
0 5 30
Immediate vacancies?
Yes
Contact Provider for Vacancy Details?
Yes
Vacancy range
Vacancy Range
Start AgeEnd AgePlaces
2 5 10
Vacancy Information Last updated Date
01/09/2021
Facilities
Nursery
Other facilities information
We are a term time only preschool. We are open Monday to Friday
Notes

At Tiny Treaures we cater for all children and families making it our mission to make sure all are included with everything while at Tiny Treaurses.

 

Wheelchair Access
Yes

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
EY536514
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
14/11/2018Inspection (Early Years Register)Good

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 accept 30 hours funding and this can be used through out the 5 days of the week.  you can use your 30 hours either 9 till 3 or 9.30 till 3.30

Service status

Status
Open

Local Offer

Special Needs Support

When you join Tiny treasures preschool we ask you to fill in a all about me, so we really get to know your childs strengths and areas that may need a little extra support. We use these forms to really get to know your children and what they are intrested in. When they start with us their key person records there starting points using the development matters.

As a statutory requirement we will complete a progress check at 2. This may be a time that the key person notices any delay in development and the keyperson will start targeting these areas with in the childrens learning.

 

Our senco is Carly Hayman, she ensures the families have the best support and resources for your children. 

The key person approach is extremely important to early years and this is a big achivement for Tiny Treasures. The key person will be invoved with your child and you from the very first visit at Tiny Treaures and will build a strong postive relationship with you as a family. 

We hold 3 parents evening a year with your key person. 

You will be involved in writing targeted and personalised plans.

if the senco is involved you will have 6 weekly phone calls or meetings. 

All of above will be over seen by Carly Hayman Senco 

COMMUNICATION AND LANGUAGE 

  • Having a wide variety of rich language within the evironment
  • Choice books and visuals
  • using small target groups to support language and communication
  • working with parents and providing ideas and resources to use at home
  • working in line with speech and language advice

Personal , social and emotional

  • we work in small groups to support and label our emotions
  • Attend specialist training sessions in house
  • we build a strong link with out side agencies and specialist provisions 

physical 

We have good awareness of environment factors that have a sensory impact on children such as noise, light colour and try and keep them at a minimum.

our building is open plan and all on one level. 

Environment 

Our teaching environment is neutral in colour to encourage the children to give full involvement in their learning and give a sense of calm. We have many spaces to hold small group activities and a calm quite sensory area.

Resources 

We hold a wild range of resources to support the development of all children and the senco will work with the team to make sure specialist equipment is obtained if necessary. If a child is being support by a out side agency, it may be possible to claim extra funding to buy additional resources or staff training recently Carly Hayman our senco as completed many additional sen training. 

 

All our staff are trained in early years practice. We use the best guidance practice which was written by the specialist teaching and learning service to support our teaching. we use visual and makaton to support the children.

 

The setting has a in detail special needs policy. 

If you child is making insufficient progress on a target plan we may advise that we refer to a out side agency, you will be involved in this ever step of the way and could included speech and language, paediatrician or occupational therapy. 

If a out side agency becomes involved then your child will be moved on to a personalised plan. 

If a request is made for a specialist teaching service through the local inclusion team forum your permission will be needed in writing. If a specialist teacher is assigned they will visit your child in settling and support any need and transition to school.

 

We pride ourselves  on our partnership with parents and our key person approuch. The key person will support all areas of development with the children and will keep you up to date daily, you will be invited to view your childs learning at least once a term, indivual appoiments can also be requested with both the senco annd key person. 

A progress check at to will be completed and shared with you . We will make a overall assessment three times a year. 

The childs key person and will ensure that any planned trips or activities are suitable and adapted to meet your childs needs . Risk assessments will be carried out and a one to one will be provided if needed. 

We have a ramp leading down  to preschool and are all on one level with direct access to the building and the open plan makes easy access to each learning room.  easy access ramps can be provided to give full access of out outside area and decking space. 

A full in depth Transition report and all relevant paper work with be hand delivered to the new setting with consent from yourselves. A planned meeting will be had between both settings includeding senco of both settinngs parents/carers and key person. if it is a transition to school activities , storied and talks with be in place to make a smooth transition between settings. 

Our policies and procedures are reviewed once a year and are available for parents to see. We send out annual questionnaires to parents to get any feed back. Staff meetings , Sen forum meetings are attended regually by staff and relaid back to the staff team. All training is evaluated and staff are observed using it in practice. 

Laura Skinner 

owner/manger 

We offer three settling sessions for all children but this is flexible and will support all children in settling. A meeting with the senco Carly Hayman can be arranged Via the above details to discuss any concerns. 

We have parent questionnaires that go out termly for the children to fill in. We have a open door approach  with complaints so parents are welcome to come speak to the manger or deputy to try and resolve the complaint with face to face meetings.  All our polices are available in the preschool and soon to be on our website. 

We Have a copy of our complaint procedure on the notice board. 

 

We welcome constructive feedback and with use this to better any practice.

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