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Honey Bees Nursery

Pre-School Playgroup
General Details

Held at the village hall in Hitcham.  We offer quality care and education for children below statutory school age.  Working in partnership with parents, keeping them informed, consulted, involved and included at all levels, to help children learn and develop. Offering a service that promotes equality and values diversity.  A place where parents and children are respected and valued.  We offer two indoor rooms and a free flow outdoor area.  We have the use of a large playground, attached to the setting and also the beautiful coutryside, where we can go for long nature walks to the woods and dribed river.

Who to contact

Name
Sharon Scarfe
Position
Owner/Manager
Address
1 Bush Farm Cottages
Ipswich Road
Nedging
Ipswich
Suffolk
Postcode
IP7 7BL
Telephone
01449 740764 (morns) 01449 740581 (answerphone)
Mobile
07947621122
Email
honeybeenursery95@gmail.com
Website
http://www.honeybeesnursery.co.uk
Social Media
 Like us on Facebook
Contact Notes

As we run from a Village hall, with no post box, all correspondence is directed to the Owner/Managers address.

Venue Details

Venue
Hitcham Village Hall
Address
The Causeway
Hitcham
Ipswich
Suffolk
Postcode
IP7 7NE
Venue Email
sharonjs351@gmail.com
Venue Website
http://www.honeybeesnursery.co.uk
Parking available
Yes
Parking details
Large Car Park connected to Village Hall
Transport
A local bus runs from other surrounding villages
Notes

Spacious hall, with 2 rooms and an enclosed outdoor area.  We also have use of a big playing field and a well equipped park adjacent to the setting.

Beautiful countryside to go for long nature walks.  Local church and shop to walk to and visit.

30 Hours Extended Entitlements

Registered to provide 30 Hours?
Yes

Vacancies

Last updated
03/03/2021
Immediate vacancies
Yes
Other information
Honey Bees Nursery has places available at all sessions at present for non-funded and funded children, including those claiming the 30hr entitlement.

Days & times

Monday: 08.00 - 15:15
Tuesday: 08:00 - 13:15
Wednesday: 08.00 - 15:15
Thursday: 08.00 - 13:15
Friday: 08.00 - 15:15

Inclusive Provisions

Wheelchair access
Yes - This setting has level access to their premises and to the outdoor play area.
Cultural provisions
Yes - Multi Cultural Toys, Posters, Books, Celebrations.
Individual dietary needs
Yes - Will always provide for all dietary requirements or allergies.
Recent experience of supporting children with additional needs
Yes - Training and Guidance will be sort if required to ensure children get the support needed, with equipment and staffing arranged to accommodate any child with additional needs.
Specific additional needs this setting has experience of
ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
Aspergers Syndrome
Asthma
Autistic spectrum
Cancer
Challenging Behaviour
Communication difficulties
Eczema
Emotional needs
Epilepsy
Global Delay
Hearing Difficulties
Hypermobility
Learning difficulties
Physical impairment
Reflux
Serious allergy
Social development impairment
Speech and language difficulties
Visual impairment

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
9.00 Morning Session
£3.00 Lunch Club - Per day
£18.00 Per day
£3.00 Extended hour
Details
Early drop off available from 7.45a.m

Other Details

Facilities
Accessible parking, Adventure play area, Arts and crafts, Climbing frame, Close to parks, Computer, Enclosed outdoor play area, Equipment for all ages, Forest school, Garden, Healthy eating, Kitchen, Out-door play, Outdoor play equipment, Private changing area, Quiet area, Sensory play equipment, Sleeping area, Slide, Soft play area, Swings, Take children on outings, Vegetable patch, Village walks
Cater for over 8s
No
Age Range
From 2 Year(s)
To 5 Year(s)
Notes

At Honey Bee's Nursery we ensure that all parents and children are catered for.  High adult:child ratio enables us to give generous care and attention to all children, with extra staff on site if needed to accommodate any child's needs.  We provide a safe and stimulating environment where parents and children are respected and valued.  Each child is helped to take forward his/her learning and development by being helped to build on what he/she already knows and with the help of a personal key person ensuring that each child makes satisfying progress.

 

Offers Tax Free Childcare
Yes
Last Updated
03/03/2021

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
251521
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
22/06/2007IntegratedGood
31/01/2011Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
25/11/2015Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
17/05/2019Inspection (Early Years Register)Good

Local Offer Local Offer Record

Experience of including people with special educational needs and disabilities

At Honey Bee's Nursery we are committed to providing high quality care and education, in an environment in which all children, including those with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) are supported to reach their full potential. Adapting the environment and providing additional equipement where necessary, working alongside parents and other agencies to ensure all children with SEND can participate in all acitivies.  

We have regard to the Dept for Education (DfE) SEND Code of Practice 2014

We have 3 designated SEND officers, with staff Makaton and PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System) trained.  We have also undertaken any necessary training skills for medical conditons relating to any child that needs extra care.

We have full wheelchair access throughout the indoor and outdoor areas.

If you wish to speak to us about any specific SEND issues, please do not hesitate to contact Sharon or you are most welcome to come along for a visit.

Contact
Sharon Scarfe
Telephone
01449 740764 (morns) or 07947621122
Email
sharonjs351@gmail.com
Links
Honey Bee's Nursery
Conditions Supported
Autistic spectrum conditions
Communication difficulties
Health conditions
Learning difficulties
Mental health conditions
Physical disabilities

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