• Friendly

    Friendly

  • Busy

    Busy

  • Happy

    Happy

  • Well fed

    Well fed

  • Caring

    Caring

  • Creative

    Creative

Babies 6 months – 2 years

Our babies are looked after with lots of love and care – even before they start, enjoying three taster sessions to help them get used to new surroundings. With a staff ratio of 1: 3 there are always lots of people on hand to play, help or give a cuddle. The babyroom teams are led by Andrine .

A typical day

8.00am
Breakfast
8.50am
Tidy Up
9.00am
Garden Time
10.00am
Snack Time
10.30am
Activities / Messy play / Free Play & Nappy Change
11.10am
Tidy Up
11.20am
Circle Time
11.30am
Lunch
12.00pm
Sleep Time
1.30pm
Milk / Snack Time & Nappy Changes
2.00pm
Garden Time
3.00pm
Activities / Messy Play / Free Play
3.50pm
Circle / Story Time
4.00pm
Tea
4.30pm
Free Play & Nappy Change
6.00pm
Home Time

A typical menu

Breakfast
Cereal, toast and fresh fruit
Lunch
Haddock in cheesy sauce, mashed potatoes and broccoli
Mango and pineapple
Tea
Tomato and basil pasta
Bananas

The menus follow a 4-week seasonal cycle and are created to fit current guidelines. We cook on site, using fresh food and ingredients wherever possible – often including vegetables grown in our own garden. There's a vegetarian option if required and care taken to follow other dietary needs.

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Toddlers 6 months – 2 years

These independent little people are given more choice in their days, though still within a carefully planned framework. There's a staff ratio of 1:4 to provide lots of guidance and helping hands. Room leaders are Lahna and Tamzin

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A typical day

8.00am
Breakfast
8.45am
Free Play
9.30am
Circle Time
9.45am
Morning Snack
10.00am
Garden Time
11.00am
Focus Activity / Free Play & Nappy Change
11.40am
Story / Circle Time
12.00pm
Lunch
12.30pm
Sleep Time
1.30pm
Wake Up / Brush Teeth & Nappy Change
2.30pm
Songs / Stories
2.45pm
Afternoon Snack
3.00pm
Garden Time
4.00pm
Tea Time
4.30pm
Free Play
6.00pm
Home Time

A typical menu

Breakfast
Selection of cereals, toast and fruit
Lunch
Roast turkey, couscous and sprouts
Apple cobbler and custard
Tea
Cheese and spinach tarts, with peas
Fruit platter

Mealtimes here are usually busy chatty sessions, with lots of requests for 'more please' .

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Preschool 6 months – 2 years

The children now are usually confident and skillful little learners, busy with creative and investigative activities, often with close friends and clear preferences. It's much more like being in a school reception class. Staffing ratio is 1: 8 and the team is led by Miss Nicola and Mr James..

A typical day

8.00am
Breakfast
8.45am
Tidy Up
9.00am
Circle Time
9.15am
Play & Focus Activity
10.30am
Snack Time
10.45am
Getting Ready for the Garden
11.00am
Garden Time
12.00pm
Lunch
12.30pm
Quiet Song / Story Time
1.00pm
Garden Time / Sleep Time
2.00pm
Snack Time
2.20pm
Free Play & Focus Activity
3.30pm
Tidy Up & Prepare for Tea
4.00pm
Tea
4.30pm
Get Ready for Garden Time
5.00pm
Garden / Free Time
6.00pm
Home Time

A typical menu

Breakfast
Selection of cereals with toast and fruit
Lunch
Mexican lasagne, with sliced green beans
Homemade rice pudding
Tea
Jacket potatoes with cheese and sauteed mushrooms
pineapple and pears

Children are encouraged to help lay the tables and to clear away and often have the opportunity to choose and help themselves to dishes.

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