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Woodpeckers Nursery

Day nursery

Woodpeckers Nursery is set on the edge of Sudbury beside the water meadows. The Georgian-style building is fully adapted to provide happy, secure and a caring environment to help your child's development at every stage. As a family concern, the proprietors of woodpeckers all take an active part in the day-to-day running of the nursery. The nursery has 4 main age related rooms, Busy Bees - baby room, Little Ladybirds (14 - 24 months),  Curious Caterpillars - toddler room (24 - 36 months, Bright Butterflies Preschool Room (3 - 5 years). Our aim is to provide quality, professional childcare and pre-school nursery education that’s fun and gives you the assurance your child is looked after within a secure, caring and supportive environment. Woodpeckers has achieved the Suffolk Quality Assurance award. 

Who to contact

Name
Jeff or Deirdre Micklewright
Position
Manager / Proprietor
Telephone
01787 377707
Email
jeff@woodpeckers-nursery.co.uk
Website
http://www.woodpeckers-nursery.co.uk
Social Media
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Venue Details

Venue
Melford Road
Address
Sudbury
Suffolk
Postcode
CO10 1XT
Venue Website
http://www.woodpeckers-nursery.co.uk
Parking available
Yes
Notes

Bus route in & out of Sudbury stop outside.

30 Hours Extended Entitlements

Registered to provide 30 Hours?
Yes

Vacancies

Last updated
26/07/2017
Other information
Please contact Woodpeckers Nursery for vacancy information.

Days & times

Monday to Friday: 08:00 - 18:00

Inclusive Provisions

Wheelchair access
Yes - This setting has level access to their premises.
Cultural provisions
Yes - Children from different ethnic backgrounds welcomed and made to feel at home. Books, wall displays, links with parents all help to make your child's time with us enjoyable and rewarding.
Individual dietary needs
Yes - Vegetarian and others if specified.
Recent experience of supporting children with additional needs
Yes - One to One support is offered. Also 3 members of staff have undertaken appropriate training. We have good links with Suffolk County Council.
Specific additional needs this setting has experience of
ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder)
Aspergers Syndrome
Asthma
Autistic spectrum
Brittle Bones
Cancer
Challenging Behaviour
Communication difficulties
Cystic Fibrosis
Diabetes
Downs syndrome
Dyslexia
Eczema
Emotional needs
Epilepsy

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£52.44 3 years plus - per day
£54.15 2 years - per day
£6.25 plus any food taken Per hour
Details
10% for 2nd child Lower rates for older children. Per session from £28.44 afternoon - £29.71 morning Per day from £52.44 Per week from £249.09

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, Kitchen, Out-door play, Outdoor play equipment, Pet birds, Pet fish, Pet small mammals, Pets, Sensory play equipment, Sleeping area, Slide, Soft play area, TV - DVD, Take children on outings, Vegetable patch
School pickups
Long Melford Church of England Primary School (Sudbury)
Glemsford Primary Academy (Sudbury)
St Joseph's RCP School (Sudbury)
Wells Hall Primary School (Gt Cornard)
Woodhall Primary School (Sudbury)
St Gregory CEVCP School (Sudbury)
Further information about pick-ups
Only by special arrangement
Cater for over 8s
No
Age Range
From 0 Year(s)
To 5 Year(s)
Offers Tax Free Childcare
Yes
Last Updated
26/07/2017

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
251810
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
08/11/2007IntegratedOutstanding
10/12/2009Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
30/08/2013Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
12/01/2017Inspection (Early Years Register)Good

Local Offer Local Offer Record

Experience of including people with special educational needs and disabilities

We have two highly qualified SENCOs on site who have additional training in BSEDs, ASD, Global learning delay, downs syndrome, PEG feeding.

All of our staff have level 1 & 2 Makaton training. 

We have PECs and visual timetables in place.

Some rooms have developed sensory areas and hold sensory sessions.

Contact
Deirdre Micklewright, Emily Porter-Howe, Amelia Wade
Telephone
01787 377707
Email
jeff@woodpeckers-nursery.co.uk
Conditions Supported
Autistic spectrum conditions
Communication difficulties
Health conditions
Learning difficulties
Mental health conditions
Physical disabilities
Sensory impairments

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