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)
Trips around the local area - walks through the countryside, walks to the beaches.
Swimming in school pool.
Outside area that we use everyday - wet or dry - we have wet weather suits for all weathers.
Who to contact
Where to go
- Gorran School
- PL26 6LH
Bus from St. Austell we are a rural preschool situated in a small village beside some beautifull countryside and beaches.
Time / date details
- Session information
- Monday : 08:45:00 - 15:30 Tuesday : 08:45:00 - 15:30 Wednesday : 08:45:00 - 15:30 Thursday : 08:45:00 - 15:30 Friday : 08:45:00 - 15.30
- Table of costs
Table of costs Amount Cost Type £12.00 Per morning £28.14 Per Full Day
- the above is 2year olds
The cost for 3 and 4 year olds
full day care £25.73
- Age ranges
- From 2 years 0 months to 4 years 0 months
Inclusion within our setting
- Has provision
- Has provision
- Experience with
No food provided
- Has provision
- Languages spoken
English is the spoken language at pre-school .
- Are there any pets at the setting?
- Immediate vacancies
- Please contact for current vacancies.
- Vacancy range(s)
- From 2 years to 4 years (spaces available: 6)
- Date updated
- 3 & 4 year old funding
- 2 year old funding
Opening times & facilities
- Opening times
Opening times Day Opening time Closing time Monday 08:45:00 15:30 Tuesday 08:45:00 15:30 Wednesday 08:45:00 15:30 Thursday 08:45:00 15:30 Friday 08:45:00 15.30
- Offers pickups
- SENCo name
- Michelle Beard
Early Years Local Offer response
- Systems and strategies we have in place to identify children that may require additional support
We gain information from the parents about the children and keep in contact with the local health visitor.We also use a wide variety of tracking devices to keep an eye on our childrens progress . Where a child has entered the setting with an additional need we work with parents and proffessionals to make sure everything is in place to support the child and family .we use a tool called ecat which help keep a close eye on childrens language we also complete a 2year old check for all children which they will take along to their two year old check with them .we make assesments every term through all areas of the early years foundation stage.
- How we identify and support children's learning and development needs
All stafff have or are attending a variety of training courses to make sure we are regularly updated on all aspects of supporting all children in our care.We follow targets through working with many different professionals like speach and language,health visitor and social workers .we also use visual aids and a few makaton signs to help children throughout the setting .
- Links we have to other agencies
We work with many agencies like speach therapists , teachers , social workers , Family support .We have many others that we work with throughout the year.
- How we support children transferring to school
Our feeder school is Gorran School and we are very lucky to be on the same site as the school.Therefore we work very closley together we the school all through the academic year with shared playtimes and shared crft mornings .We regularly ve visits from the reception teacher .We share all information and tailor the visits to school for each individual child .
Learning and development
- Specialist skills or training our staff have
All staff are trained or attending training on behaviour management, basic makaton, safeguarding, speech & language. We are the first setting in Cornwall to achieve the Healthy under 5s .Healthy life style award.
- Support we offer regarding children's health and well-being
All staff have attended safeguarding training our designated officer is Michelle Beard who is the manager .We carry out regular risk assesments on a daily to termly .We have always had an open door to welcome parents and to have time to listen to their concerns and woories.We contribute to the 2 year old checks .We have a very good key worker system in place and feel it works very well .
- Ways we inform parents about how their child is being supported
We hold parents evening once a term this gives us and parents the opportunity to share information about the children and to support them .We send out monthly newsletters via email and it goes onto our website but we also print copies off for our parents who do not have use of the internet at home .When needed the staff attend any meetings they are needed to when we can .
- Our complaints policy
The parents can find the policy in preschool in the policy folder in the cloakroom or on the website .
- Alterations we have made to make our building accessible
We have a ramp leading up to the building .We have a discreet changing area we have fire and exit signs that are visable .
- Facilities we have for personal care
We have a discreet area to change children .All staff and committee members have all got up to date dbs .We have a strong key worker ststem in place which works well for our setting .
- Specialist resources we have
At the moment we do not have any additional equipment but know how to source it when needed.
- How we include all children in activities, such as trips
We like to go out on trips with the children and also like to involve our parents within this as we feel it is good for our parents to meet one another .We take regular photographs to support the children and to use as evidence with in their learning journals.
Last updated: 11/06/2019