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Lavender Hall Kindergarten (HS)

Holiday Scheme
Coronavirus Support

Setting is open

General Details

Conveniently located near to the business centre, we provide excellent care for children aged between 6 weeks to 8 years of age. Lavender Hall provides a happy, caring and stimulating environment, where children are encouraged to learn through play. We are dedicated to ensuring each individual child is happy and secure and believe this encourages development at their own pace whilst having fun. We carefully motivate the children to develop their intellectual social and physical skills at their own pace. Above all, our aim is for the child to be happy for it is in these circumstances that they truly shine and flourish. For further information or to arrange a visit please phone 01206 299511.

Who to contact

Andrea Lewison
The Gattinetts
Hadleigh Road
East Bergholt
01206 299511

Venue Details

The Gattinetts
Hadleigh Road
East Bergholt
East Bergholt
Venue Email
Venue Website
Parking available
Parking details
Free parking adjacent to kindergarten


Last updated
Immediate vacancies
Other information
Please contact Lavender Hall Kindergarten for information about holiday club places and booking.

Days & times

Monday to Friday: 8am - 6pm

Inclusive Provisions

Wheelchair access
Cultural provisions
Individual dietary needs
Recent experience of supporting children with additional needs
Specific additional needs this setting has experience of
Aspergers Syndrome
Autistic spectrum
Communication difficulties
Learning difficulties
Speech and language difficulties


Please note that fully funded sessions do not include meals. Meals are charged as follows: Breakfast £1.75, Lunch £3.75 Tea £2.75 - packed meals may be sent in if preferred. Buttercups Before & After School Club please call for prices. Other care is available by prior arrangement.

Other Details

Accessible parking, Arts and crafts, Baby facilities, Close to parks, Computer, Enclosed outdoor play area, Equipment for all ages, Games consoles, Garden, Healthy eating, Homework support, Kitchen, Out-door play, Outdoor play equipment, Pet birds, Pets, Playroom, Private changing area, Quiet area, Slide, Soft play area, Take children on outings, Vegetable patch, Village walks
School pickups
East Bergholt CEVCP School (East Bergholt)
Cater for over 8s
Age Range
From 0 Year(s) 0 month(s)
To 7 Year(s) 11 month(s)
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Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
08/07/2010Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding
03/09/2015Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
29/03/2019Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding

Local Offer Local Offer Record

Experience of including people with special educational needs and disabilities

Lavender Hall Kindergarten endeavous to provide a warm welcome to all our children and their families.  We strive to promote an atmosphere where children can thrive in a stimulating learning environment, encouraged by our fully qualified staff team, to develop as individuals and reach their full potential. We work closely with local Primary Schools and Special Educational Needs Schools, with the aim to facilitate a smooth transition for children on to their next educational adventure. Staff members regularly attend training to expand their professional qualifications and will seek further training to be as inclusive as possible for all SENDs.


Lavender Hall provides and supports special educational needs and ensuring they are supported.


 Our dedicated SEN co-ordinator is Deborah Graham.  Deborah holds all the operational policies which includes a broad balanced curriculum which provides the early identity of children's needs and well-being.  We liaise and signpost and work with various practitioners within and outside the nursery.  Parental involvement is adhered to when updating plans, resources and all general support.  Training is accessible to all staff and updated with the support of the Principal.  We accept all children/families with special needs at Lavender Hall.  We exercise the rights of various diets, religions, cultures and see that all the children's needs are met, this includes disabled children with SEN.



Lavender Hall


Has regard for the Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice.  

Has a clear approach to identify, respond and meet children with SEN.

Involves and supports parents and their children.

Works with the local authority to ensure the best for SEN children and their families.

Regularly reviews and monitors our practice, provision and policy.

Applies SEN support to ensure early identification of children with SEN.

Ensures that parents are involved at all stages of the assessment, planning, provision and review of their child's special education.

Liaises and works with other agencies to help improve outcomes for children with SEN (e.g. speech and language therapists, health visitors)

Makes individual care plans to suit individual children's needs.  Possess adaptable resources and equipment.






Sarah Elias, Ceri Lockett
01206 299511
Conditions Supported
Autistic spectrum conditions
Communication difficulties
Learning difficulties

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