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Sacred Steps Pre - School

A high quality, safe and secure childcare provision for young children based within a natural environment both indoors and outdoors.

Good range of resources easy to handle, housed and displayed in natural wood and wicker baskets that are attractively displayed in defined zones for children to play and explore.

Promotes active/discovery learning with key person approach building solid relationships with parents and carers.

We provide equality of opportunity through a rich diversity of resources both indoors and outdoors.

Provides sensory and messy play with suitable clothing.

Highly qualified team of practitioners with a vision for the future – all 4 staff have childcare qualifications.

Welcoming environment through key person approach and "Good morning Circle" acknowledgement of each child.

Environment will be changed to support needs of the children and to sustain their interest.

A happy home from home ethos that results in an inclusive practice.

Works to EYFS Curriculum – child-led with knowledgeable adults that scaffold their learning.

Extended activities in the outdoors that supports individual learning and interests.

Observation and assessment through knowledge of child development – links to EYFS

Parent partnership is encouraged to share the learning.

Book loan system for parents and children, chatter cards to encourage communication.

Animals/soft toys sent home to care for and document the learning/experience for the child.

Sharing of children's learning stories and individual planning.

Acknowledgement of children's learning styles.

Views of parents considered through ideas and comments as well as questionnaires.

Works with parents and the wider community as well as other professionals (Safeguarding)

Extra activities parties, birthdays and special days celebrated.

Individual snack to encourage healthy eating.

Staff training through continued professional development.

Policy documents reviewed and updated annually to maintain a healthy and safe working environment for all.

 

Outside we have a safe and secure perimeter fence around the site, enclosed inner barriers provides a range of outdoor equipment ensuring a pleasant place for children to explore their environment. This area houses sand, water, small world play, role play, exploration, planting and digging area, wheeled toys and building blocks. This forms easy free flow from the main building.

 

The Pre School offers further scope in the outdoors with access to a large field area for further gross motor skills such as running, ball skills as well as exploring trees and camping. Outdoor clothing is provided for all weathers.

 

 

 

Where to go

Name
Sacred Steps Preschool
Address
Scout Hut
Browning Road
Wyken
Coventry
Postcode
CV2 5HS

Who to contact

Contact Name
Mrs Mary Pickering
Contact Position
Preschool Manager
Telephone
07958 745 649
024 76 431665
E-mail
sacredstepspreschool@hotmail.co.uk
Website
www.sacredstepspreschool.co.uk

Childcare Information

Availability

Childcare Available
Term Time Only
Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 08:30 11:30
Monday 12:30 15:30
Tuesday 08:30 11:30
Tuesday 12:30 15:30
Wednesday 08:30 11:30
Wednesday 12:30 15:30
Thursday 08:30 11:30
Thursday 12:30 15:30
Friday 08:30 11:30
Friday 12:30 15:30

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
No
Vacancy last updated
04/04/2019

30 Hours Extended Entitlement

Registered to provide 30 hours entitlement
Yes
30 Hours Partner Details (These are details of any other childcare provider(s) that this provider will work with to offer the 30 hours entitlement)
From September 2018 we will provide more flexible hours to incorporate the 30 hours extended entitlement as well as In partnership with other childcare providers.

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£12.00 Per session
Details
If you require a full day an extra cost for the lunch period is £4.00 We also offer flexible times for the 30hour to cover lunch with an earlier finish time.

Availability

Age Ranges
From 2 years to 5 years

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision
Yes

Special Needs

Has Provision
Yes

Dietary Needs

Has Provision
Yes

Cultural Provisions

Has Provision
Yes

Ofsted Registration

Ofsted URN
EY429883
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection Outcome
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection Outcome
11/05/2017Good

Local Offer

Description

This childcare provider has indicated that they offer or have experience caring for children with specific needs – please contact the provider direct for details

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