Playgroup open school term only
Gravel Hole Methodist Church, Castleton Road, Royton, Oldham, OL2 6UP
Contact phone0161 652 9326 or 07884 165 351
Ofsted URN: EY452935
AgeFrom 2 and a half, to 5 years old
Opening timesMonday to Friday 9am - 3pm, 9am - 12pm and 9am - 1pm
Cost detailsPer Hour: £4, Per day £24, 9am - 1pm session £16, 9am - 12pm session £12
Free childcare possible for 2 year oldsYes
Free childcare possible for 3/4 year oldsYes
Takes childcare vouchers?Yes
Registered for 30 hours free childcare.
Packed lunch required if children attend 9am - 3pm or 9am - 1pm sessions
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Special diets offeredOn discussion with parents
Provides for different cultural needsTry to cater for all religious/cultural needs of each individual child
How do you identify special educational needs and disabilities?By observing children, speaking with parents, monitoring their progress using the early year’s outcomes tracker, speaking with health visitors.
How do you involve parents/carers?2 year assessments, parent meetings, transitions, parents evening.
How do you support a child’s learning and development?Put plans in place when necessary. Adapt activities, resources and environment to support child's learning and needs involve outside agencies when and where necessary involve parents.
How do you meet a child’s educational needs?Monitoring and reviewing progress regularly good communication ensuring all staff are aware.
How do we know my child is achieving agreed outcomes?Regular meetings and updates both setting and parent to have any plans in place to support child and give consistency at home
How do you adapt for a child with extra needs?We adapt them to meet the individuals needs add visual aids where necessary, small groups, resources to be easily accessible lower equipment (tuff trays), move any obstacles
How accessible is your service, outside and inside?We have a lift to gain access to the indoor area, we have steps to the main garden which has no lift access but we have a ramp from the main road which offers access to the garden.