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Magpies Preschool

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At Magpies Preschool we provide a child focused experience, where children are encouraged to explore and discover. We care for our children with warmth and compassion, supporting individual needs. An open and inclusive setting, we introduce your child to the start of their education positively.…

At Magpies Preschool we provide a child focused experience, where children are encouraged to explore and discover.

We care for our children with warmth and compassion, supporting individual needs.

An open and inclusive setting, we introduce your child to the start of their education positively.

The Preschool runs on the site of North Kidlington School but is available to everyone. We have funded places for 2 years. Run on a sessional basis during the day.

We also have early sessions from 7:30am and evening sessions running until 6:15pm which offer flexible start/ finish times and are also available to school pupils (These sessions are not funded). Formatted availability

Find more information on our website or get in touch.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Katie or Gemma
Contact Position
Managers
Telephone
01865 842724
07704700455
E-mail
preschool@magpies.info
Website
Magpies

Where to go

Name
Magpies Preschool
Address
North Kidlington School
Benmead Road
Kidlington
Oxfordshire
Postcode
OX5 2DA

Time / Date Details

When is it on
07:30-18:15
Time of day
Term time only

Current Ofsted Judgment

Good

Requires Improvement

Requires Improvement

Good

Other Details

Costs

Details

See website or contact us for current information

Availability

Age Ranges
2 - 5 years

Additional Information

Providing services to
0 - 4 years (pre-school)
4 - 11 years (primary school age)
Children

Supporting people with
Physical disability
Hearing impairment
Visual impairment
Challenging behaviour
Learning difficulty
Mental health conditions
Autistic Spectrum Condition
Communication impairment

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision
Yes
Details
Accessible parking available

Special Needs

Has Provision
Yes
SEN Daycare Provision
Dependent on the individual child's needs, it may be possible to offer 1:1 care (Enabler Support)
Provider's SENCo has experience & undergone training to care for children with differing needs
SEN training updated on a regular basis
SENCo & staff have a broad skill basis and there are trained and experienced coordinators for additional needs
Special needs experience based on children who have previously attended our setting
Staff prepared to work with parents, carers and other professionals to provide a good level of care and development relevant to the child's needs
Whilst we do not have experience in all areas of need, we would contact different agencies and seek training in areas should the need arise
Experience with
ADHD
Allergies
Aspergers syndrome or autistic spectrum disorders
Asthma
Conditions requiring medical support
Disabilities affecting mobility
Hearing Impairment
Moderate learning difficulties
Speech, language and communication difficulties
Details
Provider is interested in developing the care for children with specific requirements/disabled children. Willing to offer care for a young person who is developmentally much younger

Childcare Information

Funded Places

2 year old funding
Yes

3 & 4 year old funding (Universal - 15 Hours)
Yes

3 & 4 year old funding (Extended - 30 Hours)
Yes

Term time only or stretched over more than 38 weeks
Other
Offering split funding with other providers
No

Opening Times & Facilities

When is childcare available?
Full Time
Late Finish
Out of School Hours


Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday - Friday 7:30am 6:15pm

Other Availabilty
Nursery Education Funded places opening pattern/hours
3 hour sessions over 5 days
5 hour sessions over 3 days

Facilities
0 - 1 steps into building
Accessible changing facilities
Accessible toilet
Arts and crafts
Computer
Cooking
Dressing up
Educational Toys
Garden
Messy Play Area
Pet Fish
Quiet room/area
Sandpit
Sleeping Area
Slide
Water play

School Pickups

Offers pickups
Yes
Schools
North Kidlington Primary School

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
EY425468
Link to latest Ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
05/07/2011Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
29/01/2015Inspection (Early Years Register)Requires Improvement
07/01/2016Re-inspection (Early Years Register)Requires Improvement
13/12/2016Re-inspection (Early Years Register)Good

Last checked on 17/12/2019

Record managed by Oxfordshire Family Information Service

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