St Teath Preschool
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St Teath Preschool is a purpose built childrens centre located within a rural village. Children have exclusive use of two enclosed garden area including a new forest garden area, great for creating works of art with natural resources and making dens. We also have access to the playing/football field located next to our building.
Activities are planned relating to children's interests and in accordance with the EYFS.
We have spaces available for children from the age of two and can offer spaces for children with two year old funding/30 hour extended funding and basic 15 hours funding for 3/4 year olds.
Awarded Good by Ofsted - June 2016.
Who to contact
Where to go
- St. Teath Preschool
- PL30 3JX
- Table of costs
Table of costs Amount Cost Type £4.50 Per Hour £4.75 2 year olds Per Child
- Our hourly fee includes all pre-school activities on a day to day basis and a healthy mid morning and mid aftrenoon snack.
Inclusion within our setting
- Has provision
- Experience with
- We can adapt our menu to cater for any dietary requirement.
- Has provision
- Languages spoken
English is the spoken language in our setting. Currently we do not have any children with English as an Additional Language. We use Makaton daily.
- Are there any pets at the setting?
- Immediate vacancies
- Please contact for current session availability.
- Date updated
- 3 & 4 year old funding
- 2 year old funding
Opening times & facilities
- Opening times
Opening times Day Opening time Closing time Monday 9.00 3.00 Tuesday 9.00 3.00 Wednesday 9.00 3.00 Thursday 9.00 3.00
- Offers pickups
- SENCo name
- Jo Mountain and Natalie Beal
Early Years Local Offer response
- Systems and strategies we have in place to identify children that may require additional support
Parent/carer to complete child information forms prior to their child attending alongside new starter meetings. Staff complete Observation sheets, Tracking sheets (each half term), Next step sheets. Each child has a Key Persons.
- How we identify and support children's learning and development needs
Through observations, next step sheets and discussions between key persons and parents/carers. Working with our Local Education Health and Social Care Coordinator for advice and guidance.
- Links we have to other agencies
At St Teath Preschool we work with the Speech and Language Team, Children's Centre, Educational Health and social Care Coordinator, Early Years Inclusion Team, Locality Senco and healthy under 5's team.
- How we support children transferring to school
We liaise with the local primary school and the reception class teacher. We organise transition days for the group moving up to school to help with settling in and getting to know their new teachers. We also provide the reception teacher with 'moving on' sheets which provide details of the current development stage and likes/dislikes of each child. The reception teacher also visits the Preschool to introduce herself to the transition children.
Learning and development
- Specialist skills or training our staff have
Four members of staff hold a Level 3 qualification in Childcare, we have an apprentice working towards her level 3 qualification and we also have a pre-school assistant who has just completed her BA Hons in professional practice. The preschool leader holds a FdA Level 5 in Early Childhood Studies and the pre-school deputy manager currently holds a level 4 qualification and is working towards her foundation degree in early childhood studies. All Staff have Paediatric first aid, Food safety, Manual handling, Health & Safety and Safeguarding.
- Support we offer regarding children's health and well-being
St Teath Preschool is currently working with the Healthy under 5's team to achieve stickers in all areas of a child's health and well being.
- Ways we inform parents about how their child is being supported
Parent consultation meetings, feedback at the end of the day informing parents of their childs day. We also have a private facebook page for our parents which is updated every day with what the children have been doing at pre school. we also use an online learning journal, Tapestry, which parents have instant access to.
- Our complaints policy
St Teath preschool aims to bring all concerns raised to a satisfactory conclusion to achieve this we follow our complaints procedure of which a full copy is avaliable upon request.
- Alterations we have made to make our building accessible
St Teath Preschool is fully accessible and on one level.
- Facilities we have for personal care
Child height lavatories and sinks, we support potty training and work alongside parents to achieve a positive outcome. Accessible toilet for staff, visitor and parent use.
- How we include all children in activities, such as trips
St Teath Preschool maintain ratios at all times, we support childrens interests by providing activites which promote learning and development. During trips we have a higher adult to child ratio as well as parent support.
Last updated: 05/09/2020