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Stepping Stones Childcare & Education CIC

Pre-School Playgroup
  • Stepping Stones Childcare & Education CIC is an establishment which caters for childcare and education from birth to 12 years.

 

  • We are open 50 weeks of the year (Monday – Friday) from 07:00 am and finish at the end of the day at 18:00; these hours can be extended of needed with agreement from the manager.

 

  • The preschool runs Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum Monday – Friday from 08:45 – 14:45.

 

  • Our aim is to provide quality childcare & education at affordable prices and our Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum will provide the first steps of learning to our youngest children.

 

  • Government funded places for 2, 3, & 4 year olds.

 

  • Fantastic links with our local school (Coupals Primary Academy)

 

  • The setting works to the Early Years Foundation Stage which allows the children to learn through play to help develop their social skills. 
  • We are happy to offer 30 hours funding for  a minimum of 10 places (subject to availability)  

 

Who to contact

Name
ELAINE MCMANUS
Position
MANAGER / DIRECTOR
Telephone
01440 703833
01440 761018
07717750666
Mobile
07787703631
Email
elainemcmanus.steppingstones@gmail.com
Website
http://steppingstoneschildcareandeducationcic.co.uk
Social Media
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Venue Details

Venue
STEPPING STONES CHILDCARE & EDUCATION CIC
Address
THE CABIN, C/O COUPALS PRIMARY ACADEMY
Chalkstone Way
Haverhill
Suffolk
Postcode
CB9 0LB
Venue Email
elainemcmanus.steppingstones@gmail.com
Venue Website
http://steppingstoneschildcareandeducationcic.co.uk
Parking available
Yes
Transport
Local bus route; bus stop outside premises

Additional contact

Name
ANNE JESSOP
Position
DEPUTY MANAGING DIRECTOR
Telephone
01440 703833
Email
annejessop.steppingstones@gmail.com

30 Hours Extended Entitlements

Registered to provide 30 Hours?
Yes

Vacancies

Last updated
16/04/2019
Immediate vacancies
Yes
Other information
Stepping Stones Childcare & Education CIC

Days & times

Monday to Friday: 07.00 - 18:00

Inclusive Provisions

Wheelchair access
Yes - This setting has level access to their premises.
Cultural provisions
Yes - Preschool Multicultural Activities - Promote multicultural awareness and self esteem through activities within this early childhood education setting.
Individual dietary needs
Yes - We ensure individual dietary needs are met; as some children in child care have special dietary requirements. Food allergies, cultural and religious preferences, and vegetarian diets are common issues in a child care program. We ensure that staff and parents work together in order to ensure that children with special dietary needs receive appropriate foods.
Recent experience of supporting children with additional needs
Yes - Please contact to discuss your child's needs.
Specific additional needs this setting has experience of
Aspergers Syndrome
Autistic spectrum
Challenging Behaviour
Downs syndrome
Speech and language difficulties

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£4.00 Per hour
£5.20 Birth to 1yr - Per hour
£5.20 Under 2 years - Per hour

Other Details

Facilities
Accessible parking, Arts and crafts, Baby facilities, Climbing frame, Close to parks, Computer, Enclosed outdoor play area, Equipment for all ages, Forest school, Garden, Healthy eating, Homework support, Kitchen, Out-door play, Outdoor play equipment, Pets, Quiet area, Sleeping area, Slide, TV - DVD, Take children on outings, Trampoline, Vegetable patch
School pickups
Coupals Primary Academy (Haverhill)
Further information about pick-ups
If your school is not listed, please enquire
Cater for over 8s
Yes
Age Range
From 0 Year(s)
To 12 Year(s)
Offers Tax Free Childcare
Yes
Last Updated
16/04/2019

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
EY541379
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
21/01/2019Inspection (Early Years Register)Good

Local Offer Local Offer Record

Experience of including people with special educational needs and disabilities

We understand it is important to build good relationships with children and their families.

Stepping Stones Childcare & Education CIC  offers you the opportunity to raise any concerns or share essential information before your child starts preschool by:

  • Offering you opportunities to talk with our Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo) by phone or appointment at the setting.
  • Encouraging you to take part in taster sessions which helps us assess your child’s individual needs


Before your child starts at Stepping Stones Childcare & Education CIC  we assess children who may have special needs, gather information from different sources about your child. Your input as a parent is essential. We do this by:

  • Home Visits where concerns can be discussed
  • You complete our Registration Form allowing us to gather medical information, look at your child’s Health Records including the Two Year Check.
  • You sharing information about your child’s strengths, home life, interests, likes and dislikes by completing “all about me”


Our experienced SENCO supported by experienced staff who have attended all training available and all other staff will support your child during their time with us by Identifying and assessing their needs on an ongoing basis. We do this by:

  • Their Key Person monitoring and supporting your child
  • Working closely with outside agencies including; Services for Young Children, Area Inclusion Coordinator (InCo) Service, Early Years Education Outreach Service (EYEOS)
  • Health Visitors
  • Continued communication with you
  • Observing your child’s learning and development
  • Complete Two year development check 
Contact
Elaine McManus
Telephone
01440 703833
Email
elainemcmanus.steppingstones@gmail.com
Links
http://steppingstoneschildcareandeducationcic.co.uk/
Conditions Supported
Autistic spectrum conditions
Communication difficulties
Health conditions
Learning difficulties
Mental health conditions
Physical disabilities
Sensory impairments

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