Castle View Private Day Nursery

We offer ‘30 hours childcare for working parents’.

We are a private day nursery located in Chester-le-Street. We received 'outstanding' grades at our last two Ofsted inspections for high quality provision for children aged birth to 5 years old.

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When is it on?

Time of day
Morning
Afternoon
Session information
Monday - Friday 8.00am - 6.00pm

Who to contact

Contact name
Lucy Healer
Contact position
Manager
Telephone
0191 388 1118
E-mail
reception@castleviewnursery.co.uk

Where to go

Address
Blind Lane
Chester le Street
County Durham
Postcode
DH3 4AF

Other details

Cost description
Please contact for up to date cost information.
Age range
From 0 years 3 months to 4 years 11 months

Availability

Childcare availability
Closed bank holidays
Free 3/4 yr places
Yes
Free 2 yr places
Yes
Will be providing 30 hours
Yes

Other details

School drop off/collection
Last Ofsted inspection grade
Outstanding
Ofsted report
Click here to view the latest Ofsted inspection report

Local Offer

Local Offer description

We recognise that all children have different needs and will endeavour to make sure that every individual child's needs ar met.

We have a designated SENCo who attends training courses and regular meetings.

Additional funding can be claimed from the council to support children. 

 

Contact name
Catherine Walker
Contact telephone
0191 388 1118
Contact email
reception@castleviewnursery.co.uk

How does the early year's provision identify and assess children with special educational needs and disabilities?

How does the early year's provision identify and assess children with special educational needs and disabilities?

Staff maintain accurate and up to date files on all their key children. Their progress is linked to the Early Years Foundation Stage and is continually monitored.

Staff have a wealth of experience and are able to quickly identify and highlight children with whom they might have concerns about regarding their progress.

How will the curriculum be matched to meet children's developmental needs?

How will the curriculum be matched to meet children's developmental needs?

Staff plan individually for all children on a weekly or fortnightly basis to ensure they can match the curriculum specifically to childrens individual requirements.

What training have the staff supporting children with SEND had, or are having?

What training have the staff supporting children with SEND had, or are having?

Over half of the staff have received Autism training. The nursery has a strong commitment to furthering the knowledge and understanding of staff working with childen with SEN. Some members of staff have also been trained to use Makaton. There is also a wealth of experience working with speech and language concerns.

How accessible is the early years setting environment? (indoors/outdoors)

How accessible is the early years setting environment? (indoors/outdoors)

The nursery is a large three story building with extensive outdoor provision. The nursery are commited to trying to support and provide care for a wide range of needs.

How will the early years provision prepare and support my child(ren's) transition to their next educational establishment?

How will the early years provision prepare and support my child(ren's) transition to their next educational establishment?

The nursery maintain excellent communication with parents, schools and any other  providers involved with their children. Diaries, permission to share information sheets and communication books are kept between the nursery and any other childcare settings working with the child.

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Address: Blind Lane  Chester le Street  County Durham

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