How We Work
At CCs Nursery, we are dedicated to creating a nurturing, stimulating and welcoming environment for all children. Our unique programs incorporate a variety of educational theories, while always keeping the child’s best interest in mind and allowing for hands-on, experiential learning. To find out more about us, keep reading or feel free to get in touch.
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Parents often like the care of a home based environment, which larger nurseries cannot always provide. However as we are a small nursery registered for 36 children maximum
We work in partnership with parents to help their child to learn and develop.
We feel it is important that parents are involved as much as possible therefore we welcome you to join us and spend time at the nursery.
When your child has their settling in sessions, this will be a valuable opportunity for you to get to know their key person. You can sit down for a chat and share as much information as possible about your child’s individual needs.
We are committed to keeping you informed and to building a strong, working relationship so we can work in partnership with you.
Parents are invited for regular meetings, events, coffee mornings open days.
Parents are encouraged to be involved with the educational program and there are regular meetings between parents and key persons to discuss the children and their progress.
We produce a newsletter each term and email you with regularly weekly updates and plans.
We follow a safe recruitment procedure and all necessary checks are done on our staff. We select staff for their knowledge passion and love of children, all our practitioners have reached NVQ level 2 or 3 status or higher. We do also Provide the educational teaching of training and supporting staff to work towards a childcare qualification at our setting.
Regular Training and areas are also allocated to individual staff members such as:
Curriculum and planning officer
Health and safety office
Behaviour management officer
Equal opportunities and inclusion officer
Extra Curricula Activities that we provide for the children on a weekly basis
Yoga, breathing and relaxing time
Woodland exploration time and outing
Food and Nutrition
We will ensure that: A balanced and healthy breakfast, midday meal, tea and two daily snacks are provided for children attending a full day at the nursery Menus are planned in advance, rotated regularly and reflect cultural diversity and variation. These are displayed for children and parents to view and also emailed to you.
We provide nutritious food at all snack and meal times, avoiding large quantities of fat, sugar, salt and artificial additives, preservatives and colourings Menus include at least 5 servings of fresh fruit and vegetables per day Parents and children are involved in menu planning Fresh drinking water is always available and accessible. We gather information from parents regarding their children’s dietary needs, including any special dietary requirements, preferences and food allergies that a child has and any special health requirements, before a child starts or joins the nursery.