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Early Years @ Whitehouse

Pre-School Playgroup

Early Years @ Whitehouse offers a welcoming provision with a friendly team dedicated to providing all children within our care a great learning experience. Following their individual learning supporting closely and planning for their development. We believe in keeping a close communicative relationship with all parents and carers fulfilling their hopes and inspirations for their children ensuring all voices are heard and in the process, creating a fun safe environment as well as encouraging free play inside and out. We provide one to one activities and group time.

Who to contact

Name
Miss Vikki Hale
Position
manager
Address
Early years @Whitehouse
Waterford road
Ipswich
Suffolk
Postcode
IP1 5NJ
Mobile
079399657426
Email
whitehouse@highfieldchildrenscentre.org
Website
http://www.highfield.suffolk.sch.uk/sunbeam-pre-school

Venue Details

Venue
Early years@ Whitehouse
Address
Waterford Road
Ipswich
Suffolk
Postcode
IP1 5NW
Parking available
Yes
Parking details
There are laybys on Marlow road that are often available to park in very close to the setting.

30 Hours Extended Entitlements

Registered to provide 30 Hours?
Yes

Vacancies

Last updated
06/08/2019
Immediate vacancies
Yes
Other information
We do have some sessions still available for children to start with us please contact us to apply, register and come in and meet the staff and visit the setting

Days & times

Monday to Friday: 8am- breakfast is included served from 8am-8.30am - 6pm- A light tea is served around 4.30pm-5pm at a cost of £2.50
Monday to Friday: 8am- breakfast is included served from 8am-8.30am - 1pm- Children will need to bring a healthy packed lunch. Children sit for lunch at 12pm
Monday to Friday: 8am- breakfast is included served from 8am- 8.30am - 4pm- Children will need to bring a healthy packed lunch. Children will sit down for lunch at 12pm
Monday to Friday: 8.30am - 11.30am.
Monday to Friday: 8.30am- - 4pm- Children will need to bring a healthy packed lunch. Children sit down to eat at 12pm.
Monday to Friday: 9am - 4pm- Children will need a healthy packed lunch. Children sit down for lunch at 12pm.
Monday to Friday: 9am - 1pm- Children will need a healthy packed lunch. Children sit down for lunch at 12pm.
Monday to Friday: 1pm - 4pm.
Monday to Friday: 1pm - 6pm- A light tea is served around 4.30pm- 5pm at a cost of £2.50.

Inclusive Provisions

Cultural provisions
Yes - We currently have a vast number of children attending our setting who have English as an additional language. The local community is very culturally diverse. Therefore we are familiar with being able to support our families and children and welcome them into our setting.We use words and picture sheets to help develop children's understanding of English language alongside being considerate, patient and inclusive to what each individual family and child needs. We consider using makaton with the children and the use of visual time tables and picture cards.We also like to take interest in other cultural celebrations and work closely with families to include them also. We also keep different cultures in mind when selecting our resources, for example the books that we have within our setting. We have even invited parents into read stories to small groups of children, which has been great for the children and staff.
Individual dietary needs
Yes - We work closely with parents and carers and cater to their children's dietary needs. We clearly display these needs in our kitchen area so that all staff are aware.
Recent experience of supporting children with additional needs
Yes
Specific additional needs this setting has experience of
Asthma
Autistic spectrum
Challenging Behaviour
Communication difficulties
Eczema
Emotional needs
Fragile X
Global Delay
Hearing Difficulties
Hypermobility
Learning difficulties
Motor impairment
Physical impairment
Speech and language difficulties
Visual impairment

Costs

Details
Charges are at £5.40 per hour for a 2 year old and at £5.20 per hour for a 3-4 year old. Consumables are charged termly at £20. This covers costs for snacks and resources. Cost of a light tea is £2.50.

Other Details

Facilities
Arts and crafts, Climbing frame, Computer, Enclosed outdoor play area, Garden, Healthy eating, Kitchen, Out-door play, Outdoor play equipment, Playroom, Private changing area, Quiet area, Sensory play equipment, Sleeping area, Slide, TV, TV - DVD, Take children on outings, Vegetable patch
Cater for over 8s
No
Age Range
From 2 Year(s)
To 5 Year(s)
Offers Tax Free Childcare
Yes
Last Updated
02/10/2019

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
EY547833
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 

Local Offer Local Offer Record

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