Emeralds Little Gems Daycare – Children’s Centre Stanley

We offer ‘30 hours childcare for working parents’.

We are a day nursery located in the centre of Stanley.

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When is it on?

Session information
Monday to Friday 7.30am - 6.00pm

Who to contact

Contact name
Joanne Foster and Sarah Bell
Contact position
Nursery Coordinator
Telephone
01207 280 022
E-mail
stanley@emeraldslittlegems.co.uk

Where to go

Name
Sure Start Centre
Address
Clifford Road
Stanley
County Durham
Postcode
DH9 0AB

Other details

Age range
From 0 years 0 months to 5 years 0 months

Availability

Childcare availability
Closed bank holidays
Before school
Term time
School holidays
After school
Free 3/4 yr places
Yes
Free 2 yr places
Yes
Will be providing 30 hours
Yes

Vacancy details

Immediate vacancies?
Yes

Other details

School drop off/collection
Last Ofsted inspection grade
Good
Ofsted report
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Local Offer

Local Offer description

We offer excellent services to all children including children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. We have a Lead SENCO and two settings SENCO's within the setting, who are dedicated to making sure all children have the opportunities to meet the best possible outcomes. We have a good link with local health visitors and other professionals and put plans in place alongside parents, to make sure we have set goals for the children to achieve their true potential.

Contact name
Sam Anderson
Contact telephone
01207 280 022
Contact email
sam.anderson@emeraldslittlegems.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?

On admission, your child will be allocated a Key Person. The Key Person is responsible for doing observations and assessments on their individual children and reporting any concerns in relation to Special Educational Needs and Disabilities to the LEAD SENCo. The Lead SENCO will then carry out her own observations and liaise with parents to decide the next steps.

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

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

All children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities have the opportunity to have their needs met alongside their peers. Individualised programmes are put in place and activities are simplified and extended appropriately to allow all children the opportunity to take part.

What specialist services and expertise are available at or accessed by the early years setting?

What specialist services and expertise are available at or accessed by the early years setting?

We have a good relationship with all professionals and work closely to ensure all individualised programmes from professionals are implemented accordingly. We have access to the Learning Library, who provide specialist equipment to support children with their learning and development. 

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?

Our Lead SENCO has Level 3 training in Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and attends regular training on different subjects relating to SEND. Our setting SENCO Fiona, is currently working towards her Level 3.

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

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

We have access to both the front and back of the building to enable all children and their families to attend the setting.

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?

We work closely with the local schools to ensure a smooth transition. Transition meetings and visits are carried out with the children.

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