Skip to main content

Roche Pre-School Playgroup
Services and organisations that have the Local Offer flash have filled out inclusion information, meaning that they meet the needs of people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

Coronavirus status: Closed - COVID-19

We occupy two rented rooms and have the use of a good sized tarmac playground, all of which is exclusive to us during session time. We have a shelter to provide protection from the elements.  We have links with the local school - attending plays etc, reception class teacher visiting the children.

We have walks to the local duck pond in order to observe seasonal changes and we have also visited local shops when appropriate to themes. We have been fortunate to receive visits from the fire service and ambulance and police.

Parents will bring in items of interest to show the children.

Who to contact

Contact name
Mrs Midgley
Contact position
Mobile: 07866 226488 8am-5pm Monday - Friday Term Time Only
Roche Pre-School Playgroup's facebook page

Where to go

Roche Pre-School Playgroup
Victoria Road,
St Austell
PL26 8JG

Bus route - Bodmin - St. Austell Par - Newquay train.

Time / date details

Session information
Monday : 09:00:00 - 12:00:00
Tuesday : 09:00:00 - 12:00:00
Wednesday : 09:00:00 - 12:00:00
Thursday : 09:00:00 - 12:00:00
Friday : 09:00:00 - 12:00:00

Other details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£5.50 Per 2 hour session
£8.80 Per 3 hour session
Annual review of fees

Inclusion within our setting

Wheelchair access

Has provision
Plus accessible toilet. Ramp to outside area and a double door entrance

Dietary needs

Has provision
Snack: Fruit/veg/breadsticks/cheese. Special diets (snack) would be provided with parents advice.

Cultural provisions

Has provision
We respect all religions & cultures, supplying interpreters where needed

Pet provisions

Are there any pets at the setting?

Childcare information


Immediate vacancies
Spaces available in all sessions for 3 & 4 year olds and 2yr olds when financially viable. We are registered to accomodate 20 children per session. Vacancies as and when need arises with more staff being employed to keep ratios correct. Please contact for details.
Date updated

Funded places

3 & 4 year old funding
2 year old funding

Opening times & facilities

Opening times
Opening times
DayOpening timeClosing time
Monday 09:00:00 12:00:00
Tuesday 09:00:00 12:00:00
Wednesday 09:00:00 12:00:00
Thursday 09:00:00 12:00:00
Friday 09:00:00 12:00:00

School pickups

Offers pickups

Inclusion details

Saint Piran's Flag
SENCo name
Marcia Midgley

Early Years Local Offer response

Learning and development

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

Liaising with parents and making close observations, recording and assessing child's development to identify any children who may require extra support. Baseline assessments are of great importance to identify actions that are needed.

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

By use of EYFS, observations, liaising with parents. Providing a child with one to one support in order to aid their development and achievement. Seeking advice of a specialist nature from Area SENCO.

Links we have to other agencies

Speech and Language therapist Area Senco Pre-School Learning Alliance Children, Schools and Families Early Years

How we support children transferring to school

Play leader supports the children during their transitions visits to school. Visits by setting - to the school as we enjoy their Christmas celebrations. The reception class teacher visits the setting to meet the children. Information regarding the children's development is shared with the teacher.

Teachers from other schools have visited children who have not attended Roche School.


Specialist skills or training our staff have

Makaton has been accessed by staff and another staff member will be taking a course. 

A staff member has taken an introduction to Portage.

Training courses relevant to the setting and professional development are accessed. If specialist training was needed in order to support the individual needs of a child, then we would do our up most to seek such training and advice.



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

- Out door - Stimulating/challenging, physical activities (having been risk assessed). - Healthy snacks are provided. - Activities tailored to meet the needs of individuals.

Any requirements as stated by parents/carers and other professionals would be catered for.

Ways we inform parents about how their child is being supported

- Sharing of information in Learning journals, regular meetings, setting of targets, (encouraging parents to share information - re WOW notes)

Our complaints policy

Displayed on notice board and also in policy folder held on site.

All our polices are also included on settings web site


Alterations we have made to make our building accessible

Alterations that have been made to building:- The landlords installed a ramp at the back door.

Facilities we have for personal care

Large accessible toilet.

Specialist resources we have

Equipment for the specific needs of a child would be purchased in order to enhance the child's development.

How we include all children in activities, such as trips

- Through risk assesments, ensuring that we have appropriate adult/child ratio relevant to the needs of the children. We would ensure that all activities are accessible to every child.

Last updated: 11/12/2019

Back to top
Powered by Open Objects ©