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The Nature Den Nursery

Day nursery
Coronavirus Support

Setting is open to offer childcare places to children of key workers and for vulnerable children. Closed Bank Holidays

General Details

The Nature Den Nursery is a registered charity and non-profit making. We aim to provide high quality, easy accessible childcare.

We cater for children aged from 2 years old. We have one room in the setting with 2 gardens, one used for free flow play and the other used as a sensory garden. Our environments provides opportunities for children to explore stimulating and challenging activities whilst progressing through the stages of development of the Early Years Foundation stage. We value and work closely with parents to ensure the best care and education for their child. Our staff are highly motivated and knowledgeable -  the team are highly qualified, including 2 degree level early years educators, 1 level 5 deputy manager and the manager holds Early years professional status. We have 2 very extremely competent and well experienced SENDCo's too. 

Our setting offers care all year round, from 8am to 6pm. The nursery is part of the Bows and Arrows group which owns 5 other nurseries across Ipswich, 4 of which are currently outstanding. The group was also rated Education Setting of the year in the 2015 Raising the bar awards. 

 

Who to contact

Name
Stephanie Mattin-Moss
Position
Nursery Manager
Address
The Nature Den Nursery
Bramford Lane
Ipswich
Postcode
IP1 5BS
Telephone
01473 806656
Email
admin@natureden.co.uk
Website
http://www.natureden.co.uk/
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Venue Details

Address
The Nature Den Nursery
Bramford Lane
Ipswich
Postcode
IP1 5BS
Parking available
Yes

Additional contact

Name
Gemma Sadler
Position
Admin Officer
Telephone
01473 806656
Email
admin@natureden.co.uk

30 Hours Extended Entitlements

Registered to provide 30 Hours?
Yes

Vacancies

Last updated
12/12/2019
Immediate vacancies
Yes

Days & times

Monday to Friday: 8:00 - 18:00

Inclusive Provisions

Wheelchair access
Yes
Cultural provisions
Yes
Individual dietary needs
Yes
Recent experience of supporting children with additional needs
Yes
Specific additional needs this setting has experience of
Asthma
Autistic spectrum
Communication difficulties
Eczema
Emotional needs
Global Delay
Hearing Difficulties
Hypermobility
Learning difficulties
Physical impairment
Severe dietary needs
Speech and language difficulties

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
5.00 2 years - Per hour
4.85 3 years plus - Per hour

Other Details

Facilities
Accessible parking, Arts and crafts, Close to parks, Enclosed outdoor play area, Equipment for all ages, Forest school, Garden, Healthy eating, Kitchen, Out-door play, Outdoor play equipment, Playroom, Private changing area, Quiet area, Sleeping area, Take children on outings
Cater for over 8s
No
Age Range
From 2 Year(s) 0 month(s)
To 5 Year(s) 0 month(s)
Offers Tax Free Childcare
Yes
Last Updated
09/06/2020

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
EY553383
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 

Local Offer Local Offer Record

Experience of including people with special educational needs and disabilities

Our setting is fully accessible to children and parents of all abilities, with level access into the building along a private path from the car park. The setting is all on one level.

We have 2 qualified practitioners trained in Special Educational Needs - who would undertake any additional training to help meet the individual needs of children.

We support all children through individual planning and Individual Education plans if and when required. 

We work closely with professionals to ensure that all specific needs are met and any delays that are recognised are addressed and supported correctly to ensure that all children are able to reach their full potential.

 

At The Nature Den Nursery we support children with SEND by providing support to these children from staff who have received the following training:

  1. SENDCo Training
  2. Makaton - SENDCO finished level 8
  3. Observing and Assessing Children 0-5years
  4. Supporting children and families with English as an Additional Language
  5. A positive approach to behaviour
  6. Autistic Spectrum Disorder in the Early Years
  7. Supporting a hearing impaired child
  8. Up and down, round and round - Patterns in Play
  9. British Sign Language - level 1, training level 2
  10. Support for children with visual impairment
  11. PECS training
  12. Supporting selective mutism

 

Our named SENDCo is Emma Tredray, our deputy SENDCo is Ali Gibson. The SENDCo's role is to supports staff in writing IEP's for children, carrying out the targets, helping all staff to identify and support and meet the needs of the children. We use an inclusive approach to SEND, incorporating all children into the room. This can mean a variety of different things to different children, including adapting our room and routines where needed.

Contact
Emma Treday
Telephone
01473 806656
Conditions Supported
Autistic spectrum conditions
Communication difficulties
Health conditions
Learning difficulties
Mental health conditions
Physical disabilities
Sensory impairments

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