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Altarnun Pre-School
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We are a small Pre-school in the village of Altarnun, and you can find us attached to Altarnun Primary School. We have 3 members of staff that work well as a team. Our setting is a lovely bright environment with a very welcoming outside area, with Den areas, garden areas, Mud kitchen, Climbing equipment and mark making areas. We also have full access to the schools playing field, willow dome, wooded area and climbing equipment.We have good links with the school. We are a friendly team with a very committed and hands on committee.

Who to contact

Contact name
Emma Collings
Contact position
Manager
Telephone
07929 410605
E-mail
preschool@altarnun.cornwall.sch.uk
Website
altarnunpreschool.org.uk/

Where to go

Name
Altarnun Primary School
Address
Five Lanes
Altarnun
Launceston
Cornwall
Postcode
PL15 7RZ
Notes

Just off A30

Other details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£12.00 Per Session
£2.50 Lunch Club

Availability

Age ranges
From 2 years to 5 years 0 months

Inclusion within our setting

Dietary needs

Has provision
Yes
Experience with
Gluten free
Nut allergy
Dairy free
Details
Yes, will work with families to cater for individual needs.

Cultural provisions

Has provision
Yes
Experience with
Yes would have an understanding
Details
Yes - with guidance from parents

Pet provisions

Are there any pets at the setting?
No

Childcare information

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
Yes
Details
Please call re vacancies - vary termly.
Date updated
30/11/2018

Funded places

3 & 4 year old funding
Yes
2 year old funding
Yes

Opening times & facilities

Opening times
Opening times
DayOpening timeClosing time
Monday 8.45am 3.15pm
Tuesday 8.45am 3.15pm
Wednesday 8.45am 3.15pm
Thursday 8.45am 12pm
Friday 8.45am 12pm

School pickups

Offers pickups
No

Inclusion details

Saint Piran's Flag
SENCo name
Chrissie Wakely/ Leah Blacher

Early Years Local Offer response

Learning and development

Systems and strategies we have in place to identify children that may require additional support

ECAT sheet, experienced staff and EYFS

How we identify and support children's learning and development needs

Observations, and parental participation

Links we have to other agencies

Early years support team, PLA, Health visitor and speech therapist.

How we support children transferring to school

We have a good transition into our school and invite teachers from other schools into visit the children and our setting.

Welfare

Specialist skills or training our staff have

Level 3 First Aid, Behaviour management, Basic makaton, food hygeine and 2 members of staff are Level 3 Forest School trained.

Support we offer regarding children's health and well-being

We promote PSED by having reward systems in place, emotions puppets and books. All staff have safeguarding training, and the Manager and Deputy have CAMAT training. In our setting we have a conservatory which a variety of activities take place, but its also a place were children can go to rest and do quite activities. We do 2 yr checks and this information is shared with parents and health visitors. Each staff member has key children and keeps up to date records for them, these are shared with parents on a regular basis.

Ways we inform parents about how their child is being supported

Through termly reports, Learning Journeys, contact books and talking daily at the end of sessions.

Our complaints policy

Complaints procedure in policy, parents are informed on this when their child starts the pre-school and know where they are and how to access them.

Access

Alterations we have made to make our building accessible

We have three ways into our pre-school and two of these doors are accessible for wheelchairs, we have low level toilets, also an access ramp into the building. Our building has a lovely open plan layout, flowing into the outside area.

Facilities we have for personal care

We have low level toilet and hand washing/drying facilities with nappy changing area.

Specialist resources we have

Visual aids in place.

How we include all children in activities, such as trips

We go on regular walks around the village, we visit different places like the Zoo, Aquarium and the beach. Parents always help with trips and all children and adults wear high visibility jackets.

Last updated: 29/11/2018

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