Kiddie Kastle nursery is a family run business which is a homely, happy, welcoming and secure environment. Within our nursery we would like you to feel secure in the knowledge that you have entrustedyour child to somebody who can care for them only second to yourself. You need to be sure of this before you hand your child to a complete stranger. We are situated on a main road location and have parking directly outside the main doors. Staff will only allow entrance on appointment or recognition.
Roundabout Nursery's owner and Head is Linda Downing who has a BA (Hons) Degree in Early Childhood Education and Care and Early Years Professional Status. She is supported by an experienced team ofqualified practitioners, Helen Matchett, (Manager) has a Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Policy and Practice and Katherine Downing (Lead Practitioner) is a graduate and Early Years Teacher.
We have a dedicated team of well motivated nursery nurses who work together to provide excellent play and learning opportunities for each individual child. All our staff are highly trainedprofessionals holding nursery nurse qualifications and undertake continuous training. The nursery manager oversees the nursery and has overall responsibility for all staff and children. The Deputy manager works alongside the Manager assisting her in the day to day duties.
The Avenues Nursery with Kids Club has been established since 1997 and has been under new management for 2 years. The new proprietors were previously the managers of the nursery and where given theopportunity to purchase the business. The building is divided into different rooms to best suit the learning and development of the nursery so that the practitioners can ensure they meet the individual needs of all the children who attend.
All of our programs guide children through six important areas of development. Your child will be encouraged to expand their physical development, communication skills, problem solving skills,understanding of the world, creative and personal development.
Are you looking for help and advice with the revised EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) which came into force in September 2012? You will find lots of help, advice, information and answers toquestions on the EYFS section of the Forum, you don't have to be a member to read but by joining you can ask your own questions and get direct help. Whatever you do don't stress about it, we are all here to help each other through the transition.
Opened in 2003, our purpose-built nursery is next door to Victoria Dock Primary School, allowing us to offer a seamless learning experience for your child from a young age and throughout theireducation. We're open weekdays between 7.15am to 6pm for our nursery children and we also run a breakfast, after-school and holiday club for children aged 4 to 11.