Staff are either NVQ / Cache Level 2 or Level 3 qualified and have working experience with babies and toddlers.
All Staff have Paediatric First Aid and Up to date DBS checks.
Regular updates and courses are taken in Child Protection, Managing Behaviour, Understanding the World, Food and Hygiene and Special Educational Needs etc.
We have a designated Special Education Needs Officer who liaises with our Local Authority SEND advisor (Special Educational Needs).
Nursery Assistants, Volunteers & Students all have previous childcare experience.
All staff are allocated a small group of children to be their Key Children. This is a very important role within the Nursery and the EYFS. Your child’s Keyworker will help develop confidence and feeling of security, helping them to become familiar with the Nursery environment. Your Keyworker will be the first port of call with any concerns or advice for your child. They will also be able to share your Child´s development with you through observations and recording them on Tapestry.
Total Capacity of children – 12
1 member of staff to 3 Key children.
Total Capacity of children – 21
1 member of staff can have a maximum of 4 two year old within their group of 8 Key Children.
1 member of staff can have a combination of 8 three and four year old Key Children.