Headstart provides care and education for 2, 3 and 4 year olds, provision for 2 year olds is in a separate room.
Staff are experienced and well qualified, either level 3 or higher.
Following an Ofsted inspection in 2020 we have been graded as GOOD in all areas with special reference to how the children eagerly engage in exciting and varied self-initiated play.
Both classrooms are well resourced and offer free flow play into outdoor areas. Key persons plan exciting and challenging activities for the children in their care and children have daily opportunities to use a large range of continuous provision including sand, water, construction, mark making and physical activity.
Children take part in fun daily phonic activity laying the foundation for reading and begin to learn letter sounds and letter formation which continues as they move into school, helping them to become confident readers and writers.
Please note we have taken all available precautions to limit the transmission of COVID 19 within our setting
This includes asking parents to refrain from entering the setting unless absolutely essential for the well-being of the child
Staff and children’s hands will be sanitised on arrival at the setting and regular hand washing throughout the day. We ask that parents do not bring toys from home.
The setting and surfaces are cleaned throughout the day and all handled resources are washed and rotated at the end of each day
We encourage an effective respiratory hygiene etiquette promoting the Catch It Kill It Bin It procedure