Contact Us

Blundellsands Road West,
Blundellsands,
Liverpool L23 6TF

0151 924 7795
blundellsandskind@btconnect.com

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Prospectus

Welcome to Blundellsands Kindergarten.

I would like to give you some information about the kindergarten and some of our policies that promote our good practice, facilities and the care we provide in a safe and stimulating environment.
“Play is children’s way of learning”

“In… Continue reading

Curriculum

The Early Years Foundation Stage (birth to 5 years) has been implemented since autumn 2008. All our activities are structured to comply with the legal requirements of the EYFS relating to Learning, Development and Welfare.
In 2012 the framework was… Continue reading

Observation, assessment and planning.

The EYPS program is delivered through observation based assessment and planning. This cycle starts with observation by your child’s key person and information gathered from parents, colleagues and other professionals. All this information is then used to make an assessment… Continue reading

Key Person

At the Kindergarten we believe that all children learn to be strong and independent from a base of loving and secure relationships. Working in partnership with parents and others who provide care and support is essential. Every child is assigned… Continue reading

Policies, Procedures and Practice.

With the welfare, learning and development of children as a prime purpose Kindergarten operate an operational plan which states all our policies and procedures.

These policies and procedures underpin all our practices.

They include topics such as; Safeguarding and Welfare,… Continue reading

Settling in

We recommend that you take advantage of our visiting days. This will help you and your child familiarise yourselves with the surroundings and the staff. Spend time with your key person and together provide useful information by filling in your… Continue reading

Behaviour and Discipline policy

It is the responsibility of all staff to ensure consistency and to be gentle and understanding in their attitude. In this way we endeavour to influence a child’s future conduct, rather than emphasising negative points in behaviour.

In the event… Continue reading

Equal Opportunities Policy

Kindergarten supports the policy of treating all children equally regardless of race, gender, religion, disability.

Our ethos is to ensure;-

  • The promotion of anti-racism by encouraging children to respect traditional values other their own
  • Staff does not distinguish between boy/girl… Continue reading

Illness

Please do not bring your child to Kindergarten when he/she is unwell. It is unfair to your child, the other children and staff.

Any child with a rash, sore throat, and discharge from the eyes or nose, diarrhoea or any… Continue reading

Arriving and Departure Policy

Parents/carers must pass their child into the care of a member of staff on arrival. The child will be welcomed and their attendance noted on the register.

During collection please take time to discuss your child’s day with his/her key… Continue reading

Administer Medicines

Administering medicines

Policy statement

While it is not our policy to care for sick children, who should be at home until they are well enough to return to the setting, we will agree to administer medication as part of maintaining… Continue reading

Snacks

We provide a snack every session.
It alternates between vegetable/fruit and rich tea biscuit or toast, with a choice of milk or/and water.

Children have access to drinking water at all times.

Children bring their own packed lunch; and we… Continue reading

Uniforms

Uniform is optional but we can order red or royal blue sweatshirts, polo shirts and caps with Kindergarten logo.
Please dress your child in practical clothing bearing in mind that the children have access to painting, water, sand and outdoor… Continue reading

Nursery Grant

Children become eligible from the start of the term following their third birthday. This covers five 3 hour sessions per week for a total of 38 weeks. The five sessions can be taken in mornings, afternoons or a total of… Continue reading

Accident and Emergency

If a child has an accident while at Kindergarten and it is considered that advice/treatment is required from a medical practitioner, then you will be contacted immediately.

In the case of a serious injury, an ambulance will be called and… Continue reading