There are no more than 20 children in the toddler area with a staffing ratio of 1 adult to every 4 children.
All equipment, furniture and toys are suitable for this age group.
There is a toilet area, suitable for the disabled child, with a changing area, sink and hand drier.
We have a toilet area containing two toilets, three sinks and a shower.
There is a laundry room and a kitchen.
There is an office where staff can speak to parents, hold meetings and write and keep records.
There is an outside area for playing.
All the staff have a responsibility for a group of children. Each child has a key person who is the primary carer for the child. They keep all records and assessments and liaise with parents and outside agencies where appropriate.
7.30 – 8.45 Children arrive. Welcome, breakfast and free play (continuous provision)
8.45 – 11.15 Activities indoors and outdoors
11.15 Tidy up ~ singing time
12.00 – 13.00 Free play ~ Welcome afternoon children
13.00 – 15.15 Activities indoors and outdoors
14.45 Tidy up ~ singing time
15.30 Dinner time
16.00 – 18.00 Free play indoors and outdoors
(These are guidelines. The routine is NOT fixed in stone! Flexibility is important to meet the individual needs of the children in our care.)