Providing a loving and caring environment for your child...
Whilst in our care babies and toddlers can experience a range of sensory, tactile and physical activities to enhance their growth and development.
Within one of the rooms is a number of cots. Babies and toddlers are allocated their own colour coded bedding to prevent cross contamination and the projector provides soft lighting displaying stars slowly moving across the ceiling.
All children are encouraged to move and play on safe and age appropriate equipment to promote and encourage physical development in a garden area specifically designed for young children.
Babies and toddlers learn the basics of British sign language and are encouraged to use this form of communication alongside speech.
Toddler Stars’ room is located downstairs.
Toddler Stars offers the ideal environment to have lots of fun and to learn new skills.
Toddler Stars can explore and choose from a wide range of activities to support their learning including construction, small world, messy play and role play areas.
This room is full of resources that extend and promote children’s learning. They are offered role play experiences including a fire station, police station, library, hospital, garden centre and much more.
Children can also play with natural materials such as clay, dough, corn flour, water, sand, jelly and ice. Children are provided with tea and lunch and all meals are prepared on site.
The children also enjoy singing, dance and listening to stories and can make use of the puppet theatre and their own dolls to talk about their experiences.
British Sign Language is continued with the children and all staff use facilities to extend their knowledge.
Equipment is also provided in the large garden and a small garden on the side of the nursery room which includes bikes, sand pit, balls, role play areas, construction area and much more.
A separate building with a large conservatory provides space and has a large selection of equipment and resources to support the children in all 7 areas of learning.
The role play area becomes a travel agent, post office, shop and much more to support and encourage children to communicate in language and literacy skills and gain a better knowledge and understanding of the world.
Puzzles and computer games are offered to support problems solving numeracy and mathematical development.
Children can also have access to a wide variety of craft and art materials plus varied musical opportunities to help children to develop creatively.
The Pre-school offers a variety of opportunities for children to create and use their imagination with resources such as, salt dough, sand, shaving foam, pens, paint and pencils and much more.
Children are allocated a drawer where they learn to value as their own and where they learn to identify their name and store their work. Children are given book bags to share with parents.