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Playgroup open school term only
Christ Church C Of E Primary School, Crawley Way, Chadderton, Oldham, OL9 9ED

Contact phone

0161 652 2773 or 07739 072 055
Ofsted URN: EY293678

Ofsted rating

Good

Age

From 2 to 5 years old

Vacancies

3

Opening times

Monday to Friday 8.30am - 3.30pm

Cost details

Per day £35, Per week £175, Per session £15

Free childcare possible for 2 year olds

Yes

Free childcare possible for 3/4 year olds

Yes

Takes childcare vouchers?

Yes

Description

Registered for 30 hours free childcare.

Sessions available: 8.30am - 11.30am, 8.30am - 12.30pm, 11.30 - 3.30pm, 12.30pm - 3.30pm, 8.30pm - 3.30pm.
Pre school playgroup prices are:
3 hour session:        £15.00.
4 hour session:        £20.00.
All day session:       £35.00.
Children who stay all day must bring a packed lunch but snacks are provided in the morning and afternoon sessions.

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Special diets offered

On discussion with parents/carers

Provides for different cultural needs

Selection of multi-cultural clothing, books and jigsaws are available

How do you identify special educational needs and disabilities?

Using the graduated response and through observations of children within the nursery setting. Using the Wellcom assessments and ASQ's

How do you involve parents/carers?

Share observations with parents/carers and share any concerns that have been identified through observations. Using the termly assessments alongside the ASQ's and also Wellcom

How do you support a child’s learning and development?

Having regular meetings together with setting's SENCO and parents and working together using smart targets to enable best plan for both child and their parents

How do you meet a child’s educational needs?

The setting will liaise outside agencies sharing concerns after speaking and gaining parental consent. All staff working with children will have a briefing sessions from the settings SENCO

How do we know my child is achieving agreed outcomes?

By holding regular meetings and continuing to use key person's observation and tracking methods will help to record and monitor children's progress

How do you adapt for a child with extra needs?

All activities are available to all children through the setting providing age/stage appropriate resources and adapting where necessary to meet individual children's educational need

How accessible is your service, outside and inside?

The setting offers a ramped area to access both the large playground and also the nursery garden

How do you involve children in outings and trips?

staff will support on a 1 to 1 where necessary to meet each child's need. The setting offers a changing bed that can be manually lifted up and down to enable changing children easily and safely

How do you work with other organisations?

The setting does not currently carry any trips outside of the nursery

How do you support children when they start and leave?

When meetings are arranged with parents outside agencies are invited and welcomed into the setting to assist with planning for children with SEND

How are you/staff trained in extra needs?

All new children are supported by staff and parents settling into the setting. We have a settling in policy that explains to the parents how and why this procedure is important to children, parents, carers and staff. Initially children carry out visits with their parents/carers for an hour at a time and when both parents/carers and staff feel children are happy within the setting parents begin to leave their children for longer periods of time.

What is your policy on compliments, complaints, concerns?

The settings SENCO attends both network meetings and also training when offered by the local authority. This is then shared with all staff through staff meetings. Where necessary staff training is arranged to ensure all staff are kept up to date with changes regarding SEND