At St Gabriel’s we are committed to providing high quality care and education in a nurturing environment. We have a Pre-school which caters for 3 and 4 year olds; funded places (free 15 and 30 hours), delivered by a Qualified Teacher.
Our Pre-school is delivered by a Qualified Teacher.
Pre-school children are able to start the day after their 3rd birthday.
Children are able to develop their key areas of learning including, social skills, communication and language and physical skills. Additionally, children will begin to develop phonic knowledge and basic mark making and writing, as well as number skills.
We offer children a very fun, stimulating environment both indoors and outdoors, providing opportunities for children to learn and develop through structured play.
We have a large developing outdoor area which is shared with our Reception children.
The option to pay for additional sessions is available- £12 for each extra session (£60 per week)
Our Breakfast club is open for Pre-school children and is £1.00.
After school club is also available for Pre-school children and we provide childcare until 5.45 pm if needed- £4 per day.
RE inspection- “Outstanding.” The school is an extremely supportive and joyful community which is ‘the beating heart’ of the community it serves.
Ofsted rating ‘Good’ with outstanding features.
On-site forest school experience that Pre-school have access to.
We are very lucky to be provided with a Speech Therapist who comes to work with our children once a week. She works with small groups of children to develop children’s basic understanding and expressive language.
Educational Psychologist who works throughout school.
We use an observational app called ‘Seesaw’ which provides good communication between Parents, additionally allowing them to see what their child has been doing throughout the day.