We have collection of comprehensive policies which we closely adhere to. They are reviewed regularly allowing us to run our Nursery effectively. Our policies are available on request.
The sessions at Westmill are great fun as well as being educational. We have a routine which the children come to recognise and which helps them to settle quickly at the nursery. The nursery runs in one room in the village hall, which accommodates different zones including a role play area, book area with comfy cushions, craft/mark making, problem solving and ICT. We have two outside areas, one which has an all-weather canopy allowing outside play every day. The children are split into age-related groups for certain activities during the session.
We recognise that communication with parents is important. To keep parents up to date with nursery news we send out a monthly newsletter as well as intermittent emails/letters. We also produce half termly activity plans which update parents with our daily activities and information about how parents can get involved in their child’s education inside and out of the nursery. We welcome parent helpers and often request assistance with cooking activity’s or other events. We hold an ‘afternoon tea’ each term providing parents and children a chance to catch up with keypersons and other families.
All Children have a coat peg and changing bag to store their belongings. It is important that all belongings are clearly named. Children should come well prepared for all weather and bring a waterproof coat, pair of wellingtons/waterproof outdoor shoes, a rimmed sun hat (during summer), a change of clothes and spare nappes and wipes. Each day the children attend they need to bring their book bag and a healthy lunchbox - no sweets, fizzy drinks etc.
Our uniform consists of an embroidered bright red polo shirt and sweatshirt.
These are available in 3 sizes:
22 inch, 24 inch , 26 inch
Polo Shirts £5.50