Skip to main content

The Saplings - Martlesham Heath (HS)

Holiday Scheme

We are a family friendly  setting and a registered charity.  We are able to offer a full holiday childcare service, in addition to our nursery care, to local families and to families in our surrounding areas, with children aged 2 to 11 years old.  We are open between the hours of 7.30-6.00, Monday to Friday, during school holidays. 

Our staff are highly experienced and qualified. We offer flexible hours to fit around families requirements.

We provide age appropriate activities and listen and engage with the children in order to support their leisure time whilst at the holiday club and have space for up to 30 children per session.

If you would like to view our facilities first hand please contact us to arrange a mutually convenient appointment and we will be happy to show you around and discuss further.

 

Who to contact

Name
Jo Gadsden &/or Rachel Lockwood
Position
Manager
Telephone
01473 614753
Email
news@thesaplings.org.uk
Website
http://thesaplings.org.uk
Address
2
The Square
Martlesham Heath
Ipswich
Suffolk
Postcode
IP5 3SL

Where to go

Name
The Saplings (Martlesham Heath)
Address
2
The Square
Martlesham Heath
IPSWICH
SUFFOLK
Postcode
IP5 3SL
Area served
Woodbridge
Parking available
Yes
Parking details
The Saplings has an extensive public car parking availability.
Transport
Bus routes: route 66
Restrictions to access
The setting has no restrictions to access.
Notes

Our premises are large with airy rooms and lots of facilities, including kitchen facilities,  a messy play area, a secure outside garden space, incorporating a mud kitchen.  We also have a large upstairs space for use at any time.

Other details

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£11.00 for first 3 hours, £3.30 per hour thereafter. Per hour
Cost Details
* A minimum of 3 hours a day * A reduction for siblings and twins
Accessibility
Wheelchair Access, Adapted Toilet
Last Updated
24/10/2017

Who to contact

Name
Jo Gadsden &/or Rachel Lockwood
Position
Manager
Address
2
The Square
Martlesham Heath
Ipswich
Suffolk
Postcode
IP5 3SL
Venue Notes

Our premises are large with airy rooms and lots of facilities, including kitchen facilities,  a messy play area, a secure outside garden space, incorporating a mud kitchen.  We also have a large upstairs space for use at any time.

Telephone
01473 614753
Email
news@thesaplings.org.uk
Website
http://thesaplings.org.uk

Venue Details

Venue
The Saplings (Martlesham Heath)
Address
2
The Square
Martlesham Heath
IPSWICH
SUFFOLK
Postcode
IP5 3SL
Parking available
Yes
Parking details
The Saplings has an extensive public car parking availability.
Transport
Bus routes: route 66
Restrictions to access
The setting has no restrictions to access.
Notes

Our premises are large with airy rooms and lots of facilities, including kitchen facilities,  a messy play area, a secure outside garden space, incorporating a mud kitchen.  We also have a large upstairs space for use at any time.

30 Hours Extended Entitlements

Registered to provide 30 Hours?
Yes

Vacancies

Last updated
28/01/2013
Immediate vacancies
Yes
Other information
The Saplings holiday scheme runs during all school holidays and has spaces for children aged 2-11 years.

Days & times

Monday to Friday: 07:30 - 18:00

Inclusive Provisions

Wheelchair access
Yes - This setting has level access to their premises.
Cultural provisions
Yes - Yes- we encourage all our children to learn about and show awareness of other cultures and languages. We incorporate a variety of multi cultural equipment into all aspects of our learning.
Individual dietary needs
Yes - Yes - we meet all individual needs of the children in our care. Please discuss these with us prior to your child attending.
Recent experience of supporting children with additional needs
Yes - Yes - We accept all children no matter what their individual needs and adapt our facilities accordingly.
Specific additional needs this setting has experience of
Aspergers Syndrome
Asthma
Autistic spectrum
Challenging Behaviour
Communication difficulties
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
Eczema
Emotional needs
Hearing Difficulties
Hypermobility
Learning difficulties
Reflux
Serious allergy
Severe dietary needs
Social development impairment
Speech and language difficulties
Visual impairment

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£11.00 for first 3 hours, £3.30 per hour thereafter. Per hour
Details
* A minimum of 3 hours a day * A reduction for siblings and twins

Other Details

Facilities
Accessible parking, Arts and crafts, Baby facilities, Climbing frame, Close to parks, Computer, Enclosed outdoor play area, Equipment for all ages, Games consoles, Garden, Healthy eating, Kitchen, Out-door play, Outdoor play equipment, Pets, Playroom, Quiet area, Sensory play equipment, Slide, Soft play area, TV - DVD
School pickups
Birchwood Primary School (Ipswich)
Cater for over 8s
Yes
Age Range
From 2 Year(s)
To 11 Year(s)
Offers Tax Free Childcare
Yes
Last Updated
24/10/2017

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
EY430918
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
14/12/2011EYR InspectionGood
15/06/2015EYR InspectionRequires Improvement
10/02/2016EYR Re-InspectionGood

Local Offer Local Offer Record

Experience of including people with special educational needs and disabilities

At The Saplings (Martlesham Heath) we support children with additional needs in a variety of ways.

Staff member Amy Sparrow (SendCo) and Nicole Harris (Deputy SendCo) have undertaken Special Educational Needs modules to enable them to support staff in providing the best and appropriate care for all children attending the setting.

Staff members have a wealth of experience in dealing with a variety additional needs,  working with parents and outside agencies to provide the most appropriate and beneficial care to the child.

 

Contact
Amy Sparrow
Telephone
01473 614753
Email
news@thesaplings.org.uk
Links
The Saplings (Martlesham Heath)
Conditions Supported
Autistic spectrum conditions
Communication difficulties
Health conditions
Learning difficulties
Mental health conditions
Physical disabilities
Sensory impairments

More like this

Child care

Reviews

Sign in to write a review

Back to top