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)
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
Where to go
- Roche Pre-School Playgroup
- 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
- Table of costs
Table of costs Amount Cost Type £5.50 Per 2 hour session £8.80 Per 3 hour session
- Annual review of fees
Inclusion within our setting
- Has provision
- Plus accessible toilet. Ramp to outside area and a double door entrance
- Has provision
- Snack: Fruit/veg/breadsticks/cheese. Special diets (snack) would be provided with parents advice.
- Has provision
- We respect all religions & cultures, supplying interpreters where needed
- Are there any pets at the setting?
- 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
- 3 & 4 year old funding
- 2 year old funding
Opening times & facilities
- Opening times
Opening times Day Opening time Closing 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
- Offers pickups
- SENCo name
- Marcia Midgley
Early Years Local Offer response
- 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.
Learning and development
- 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