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Noahs Ark Day Care Nursery
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)

Noahs Ark is set in a converted private house situated in the village of Illogan. We have 5 members of staff, fully qualified, 4 with Cache NNEB/level 3, and a fully qualified teacher & EYP. All staff hold a current paediatric first aid certificate.
Three main playrooms - babies,  toddlers and a Pre School. Separate sleep room, dining room, kitchen & beach room for babies & toddlers creative activities.
Outdoor garden with covered wet area.

Parking at the front of the nursery, off the road.

Small & family orientated - registered for 16 children at any one time from 3 months to 5 years.

Who to contact

Contact name
Faye Chapman
Contact position
Manager
Telephone
01209 842586
E-mail
noahsarkdaycarenursery@gmail.com

Where to go

Name
Noahs Ark Day Care Nursery
Address
7
Alexandra Road
Illogan
Redruth
Cornwall
Postcode
TR16 4DY
Notes

Bus

Time / date details

Session information
Monday : 08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday : 08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday : 08:00 - 16:00
Thursday : 08:00 - 16:00
Friday : 08:00 - 16:00

Other details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£45.00 Per Day
Details
£45.00 Full day 8.00am-4.00pm

Inclusion within our setting

Wheelchair access

Has provision
Yes
Details
Wide doorways all on ground floor.

Dietary needs

Has provision
Yes
Details
Work together with parents advice and guidance.

Cultural provisions

Has provision
Yes
Details
Work together with parents advice and guidance.
Languages spoken

English.

We update our knowledge of other languages when we have a child with EAL attending the setting.

Pet provisions

Are there any pets at the setting?
No

Childcare information

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
Yes
Details
Please contact Faye Chapman (Manager) for vacancy situation. Full day sessions available. Funded places offered. Waiting list available.
Vacancy range(s)
From 3 years to under 5 years (spaces available: 4)
From 12 months years to 3 years (spaces available: 1)
Date updated
16/07/2019

Funded places

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

Opening times & facilities

Opening times
Opening times
DayOpening timeClosing time
Monday 08:00 16:00
Tuesday 08:00 16:00
Wednesday 08:00 16:00
Thursday 08:00 16:00
Friday 08:00 16:00

School pickups

Offers pickups
No
Details
N/A

Inclusion details

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SENCo name
Faye Chapman

Early Years Local Offer response

Learning and development

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

We gather information about each child before they attend the setting and complete a baseline assessment of their learning and development shortly after they have joined us.This helps staff to work with the child on an individual basis knowing what next steps to put in place to support the child in further development. All children have a summative assessment written at the end of each term regarding their learning and development. This is shared with parents. We complete ongoing observations on children's learning and development linked to the EYFS unique child and age phases. Termly summative assessments for learning and development. If we have concerns about a child's development we put strategies into place which follow the 'assess, plan, do, review' cycle for early support. More information is available in our policy folder which is available for parents to read. The nursery SENCO works with all children on a daily basis. We use ECAT and Leuven Scale monitoring tools. We complete 'two year old'checks as a child approaches their second birthday.These are shared with parents and parents are invited to take a copy your their health visitor review.

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

Reviewing observations and assessments regularly. Linking them to the EYFS for expected age phases of development. Key worker discussions with Manager/SENCO each month. Following 'Assess,plan,do,review' cycles. IEP/PEP when required. SEN policy reviewed regularly.

Links we have to other agencies

We work with the area SENCO and Inclusion team.

How we support children transferring to school

Transition Meetings with parents. Talking to the children through circle times. Inviting the teachers to come to our setting and meet the children, share learning journeys etc.

Welfare

Specialist skills or training our staff have

We have a Qualified teacher and Early Years Professional working at our nursery. We also ensure Safeguarding training for all staff. All staff are Paediatric First Aid trained. SENCO training is attended regularly and staff have attended training in visual support, makaton, behaviour management, speech and language programs.

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

Each room and outside space has ongoing risk assessments carried out to ensure we offer a safe environment. We complete Leuven Scale checks on a termly basis for well being and Involvement. Complete two year checks for parents to share with their Health Visitors. Invite dentists, nurses to come and talk to children. Promote healthy lifestyles through circle times, discussions, activities and positive adult role models. Health and safety policy for parent's to read. We have the key person system in place and our SENCO works full time in the nursery. We offer parents an 'open door' approach and all staff make children and parents feel welcomed and make themselves approachable. Our SENCO has experience of the early support process and has previously attended TAC meetings.

Ways we inform parents about how their child is being supported

Parents/carers are invited to a meeting with their child's key worker once a term or more regularly if required. Parent/carer will be informed if we have a concern about their child's learning and development at the time. We ask parents to complete annual questionnaires as feedback is valued and helps us as a setting to continuously improve our practice resulting in better outcomes for the children who attend. Policies are reviewed annually with a 'Policy of the month' which is shared with parents. Parental contributions are welcomed. Parents receive a newsletter once a term to keep them informed and we speak to parents/ carers on a daily basis and complete daily diaries about each child's day which goes home on a daily basis. Our 'Wow' board and 'Learning Stories' enable parents to share their child's learning and achievements from outside the setting with everyone at nursery.

Our complaints policy

Speak to the manager if complaint is not resolved inform Ofsted.

Access

Alterations we have made to make our building accessible

We have a wide fitted door to allow pushchairs and wheelchairs to fit through easily. The nursery is on the ground floor of the building.

Facilities we have for personal care

Nappy changing facilities and children's toilets with doors.

Specialist resources we have

We will provide as required.

How we include all children in activities, such as trips

Increase ratios of adult:child e.g. through extra staff or parent helpers. We complete risk assessments before we visit the site and talk to the children about what to expect, health and safety issues are addressed.

Last updated: 15/07/2019

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