Offering very flexible outstanding childcare
We are open 7.30am until 6.00pm 5 days a weeks, 51 weeks a years.
Early Years Provision Vouchers are now available for 2 year olds (depending on your circumstances), and for all 3 and 4 year olds. These come into effect the term after your child’s 3rd birthday.
Funding from Cumbria County Council is available for parents/carers wishing to choose Smile as their nursery education provider. This is an entitlement of 15 hours per week for 38 weeks of the year. We can be very flexible and can in fact stretch this to cover 51 weeks.
The session structure is flexible so we suggest speaking to us to work out what will best suit you.
The curriculum is topic based and chosen to enable children to work towards the learning goals of the foundation stage curriculum which is a 2year programme completed by the end of reception.
|Full Time (5 days @ 9 hours/day)||£205|
|9 hours (e.g. 7.30am to 4.30pm / 8.00am to 5.00pm)||£42|
|7 hours (e.g. 9.00am to 4.00pm / 10.00am to 5.00pm)||£38.00|
|4 1/2 hours (inc lunch) 8.30am to 1.00pm or 1.00pm to 5.30pm||£26.50|
|3 hours (without lunch)||£15|
|Early starts or late finishes (7.30 – 8.30am / 5.30-6.00pm)||£6.50 per hour|
|Full Time (5 days @ 9 hours/day)||£185|
|9 hours (e.g. 7.30am to 4.30pm / 8.00am to 5.00pm)||£38.50|
|7 hours (e.g. 9.00am to 4.00pm / 10.00am to 5.00pm)||£35.00|
|4 1/2 hours (inc lunch) 8.30am to 1.00pm or 1.00pm to 5.30pm||£24.50|
|3 hours (without lunch)||£12|
|Early starts or late finishes (7.30 – 8.30am / 5.30-6.00pm)||£6.00 per hour|
What Do We Teach?
Children’s learning and development is guided by the Early Years Foundation stage in a comprehensive framework which sets the standards of learning, development and care of children from birth to five years.
• Personal, social and emotional
• Physical development
• Communication and language
• Understanding of the world
• Expressive arts and design
We also focus on the Characteristics of effective learning:
Playing and exploring engagement
Finding out and exploring, playing with what they know, being willing to ‘have a go’.
Being involved and concentrating, keeping trying, enjoying achieving what they set out to do.
Creating and thinking critically
Having their own ideas, making links and choosing ways to do things.