We opened in 1990, and are a parent co-operative, our parents democratically own us. We are ideally located in the centre Lowestoft, close to both bus and train stations. Our nursery has a real home from home atmosphere. We are built on the ideals and wishes of our parents. We provide a safe nurturing environment for all our children and we encourage them to be thoughtful and kind individuals.
Rainbow Day Nursery
Who to contact
- Camp Road
- NR32 2LW
- Parking available
- Last updated
- Immediate vacancies
- Other information
- 3 months - 2 yrs: 6 spaces, mixture of sessions (am & pm) 2-3 yrs: No vacancies 3-5 yrs: 10 spaces, afternoon only (not on Friday).
Days & times
Monday to Friday: 08:00 - 18:00
- Wheelchair access
- Yes - This setting has level access to their premises.
- Cultural provisions
- Individual dietary needs
- Yes - Cook on site, fresh cooked lunches, all needs catered to.
- Recent experience of supporting children with additional needs
- Yes - We have had experience of children with various additional needs including Autism.
- Specific additional needs this setting has experience of
- Autistic spectrum
- Table of costs
Table of costs Amount Cost Type £12.60 3 years plus - Per session £13.60 2 years - Per session £14.60 Birth to 1yr - Per session 7.00 Lunch Club - Per day 4.85 Breakfast Club 4.85 per hour tea time
- Climbing frame, Computer, Equipment for all ages, Out-door play, Playroom, Sleeping area, Slide, Swings, TV - DVD
- Cater for over 8s
- Age Range
- From 0 Year(s) 3 month(s)
- To 5 Year(s)
- Last Updated
- Ofsted URN
- Link to latest ofsted inspection report
- Inspection history
Inspection History Inspection Date Inspection type Inspection Outcome 08/12/2005 Combined Inspection - Childcare Satisfactory 08/12/2005 Combined Inspection - Nursery Education Satisfactory 06/05/2009 EYR Inspection Good 28/10/2014 EYR Inspection Good
- Experience of including people with special educational needs and disabilities
Our aim at Rainbow Day Nursery is to provide a fun, stimulating, safe environment for children to learn which is inclusive to all. Staff have many years of experience of supporting children with additional educational needs including children on: the Autistic Spectrum, with communication difficulties, physical disabilities , sensory difficulties and health conditions.
Each child has a key person who will work closely with the child and the family to link home and nursery to support the childs development. Children are recognised as being individuals and unique and interests are considered when planning for play and learning. We use observation from childrens learning to plan and differentiate activities to involve all children.
We have a trained member of staff as a designated SENDCO for the setting. The SENCDO will support children and families with Special Educational Needs and Disability. This staff member is not considered in the staff ratios therefore, more time can be implemented to supporting children, families and staff regarding special education needs. We follow the guidlines of the SEND Code of Practice (2014) and have a graduated approach to supporting childrens learning, we do this by; assessing childrens progress, planning for their next steps in learning and considering how their learning has progressed.
All staff are trained in assessing and planning for childrens learning through play and have experience of supporting children with a range of different learning styles. They work closely with the families and the SENDCO daily to ensure childrens development is supported. A high proportion of staff are trained in Makaton and Makaton is used in the setting daily.
- Stella Wardrop
- 01502 562281
- Conditions Supported
Autistic spectrum conditions
Mental health conditions
- Child care