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Little Dragons

We are a NHS owned and managed day nursery situated on the Bath Road close to Reading. We have several different fee rates available for staff employed by BHFT, Police/Fire/Ambulance staff, RBC employees and other local NHS employees - Please see our website for full fees information.

The nursery is purpose built with a large secure garden area and 'free flow' areas. We offer limited 2 year funded and 3 and 4 year funded only places (term time only) and also offer the 30 hours funding for 3 and 4 year olds.  Please contact the nursery for current spaces and costs.

This setting has signed up to offer Tax Free Childcare.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Rebecca Croft
Contact Position
Nursery Manager
Telephone
0118 9585316
E-mail
rebecca.croft@berkshire.nhs.uk
Website
http://www.nurseries.berkshire.nhs.uk
Notes

Deputy Manager - Louise Glowacki

email - louise.glowacki@berkshire.nhs.uk

Where to go

Name
Little Dragons Nursery
Address
57-59
Bath Road
Reading
Berkshire
Postcode
RG30 2BA

Time / Date Details

Session Information
Monday 07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday 07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday 07:30 - 18:00
Thursday 07:30 - 18:00
Friday 07:30 - 18:00

Other Details

Costs

Details
Please see www.nurseries.berkshire.nhs.uk for all up to date fee information.
Wheelchair accessible?
Yes

Availability

Referral Details

For information on fees please visit website.

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision
Yes
Details
Nursery building is on groundfloor level this enables easy access with no steps.

Special Needs

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Yes
Details
Where possible we are happy to take children with special needs. We have prior experience of working with outside agencies to support the childs development while they attend the nursery.

Dietary Needs

Has Provision
Yes
Details
We can cater for all medical and religious needs.

Cultural Provisions

Has Provision
Yes
Details
We cater for all cultures and encourage parents to get involved not only during different celebrations but by sharing stories at story time from their culture.

Childcare Information

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
No
Details
Our 2, 3 and 4 year funded only places have been filled. If you would like further/updated information or apply to go on our waiting list please contact the nursery directly. We do not take children over the age of 4 years 11 months who are eligible for a school place To get a clear indication of availability please phone 0118 9585316.
Date updated
07/10/2019
Immediate Vacancies for 30 Hour Place
No

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
Yes
2 year old funding
Yes

30 Hours Extended Entitlements

Additional 15 hours of *Free* childcare offered
Yes
When are the additional 15 hours available? (e.g. Monday to Friday, 8am to 1pm)
Monday to Friday.
How many places are available for the additional 15 hours to meet the 30 hours childcare
There will be strictly limited places for the additional 15 hours funded term time only places. There is a waiting list in place, you can join this by applying via our website online
Intending to provide 30 Hours?
Yes
Registered to provide 30 Hours?
Yes

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 07:30 18:00
Tuesday 07:30 18:00
Wednesday 07:30 18:00
Thursday 07:30 18:00
Friday 07:30 18:00

School Pickups

Offers pickups
No

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
EY263914
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
07/07/2005IntegratedInadequate 1
31/01/2006IntegratedSatisfactory
18/06/2009Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
06/09/2013Inspection (Early Years Register)Inadequate
17/07/2014Re-inspection (Early Years Register)Good
01/03/2017Inspection (Early Years Register)Good

Local Offer

Contact Name
Rebecca Croft
Contact Telephone
0118 9585316
Contact Email
rebecca.croft@berkshire.nhs.uk
Links
Little Dragons website
Local Offer Age Bands
Early Years (0-4 years)
SEN Provision Type
Universal
Local Offer Updated
12/07/2019
Download more Local Offer details for Little Dragons Local Offer ~ July 2019 here...

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.

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