Lake Street Nursery and Pre-School CIO

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Lake Street Nursery (formerly known as Lake Street Playgroup *) provides education and care for 2-4 year olds based on learning through play using the Early Years Foundation Stage. The setting places a strong emphasis on child initiated play and learning through experience. Large space indoors and outdoors, with a strong Key Person system in place.

Lake Street is Registered with Ofsted (EY557982) and received GOOD at the last inspection in November 2021

OPENING TIMES:

Monday: 08.45-14.45

Tuesday  08.45-17.15

Wednesday 08.45-17.15

Thursday 08.45-17.15

Friday 08.45-14.45

 

HOW IT WORKS:

Nursery runs two sessions per day that can be taken in a variety of combinations e.g. just afternoons, just mornings, or full days.  Government funding is available for this provision or fees are charged until eligible for funding.  We offer 30 hours across the week PLUS ....

 IN ADDITION:

Three afternoon extended sessions will be available from September 2022 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday running until 5.15.  These longer afternoons can be booked in advance on a termly and ad hoc basis and are fee paying only.  They include a light tea.

 

PALS: Regular baby and toddler group session for families and carers to spend time playing with their children: every Monday afternoom, in term time, 3:00pm - 4.30pm,  from September 2022.   Currently TAP on Thursdays 3.00-5.00.

 

 

* Lake Street Playgroup ran from 1969-2018 as a charity and childcare and education provider.  In 2018 the charity changed its legal status from an unincorporated to an incorporated charity, CIO.    Due to ths change in legal status the entry with Ofsted for Lake Street Playgroup is marked as ‘closed’ on the Ofsted website.  

 

Ofsted Information

Current judgement
Good
Ofsted Inspection
Ofsted URN
EY557982Link to latest Ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
DatetypeOutcome
03/11/2021Inspection (Early Years Register)Good

Who to contact

Contact Name
Eloise Small (temporary)
Contact Position
Administrator
Telephone
01865 727939 01865 727939
E-mail
office@lakestreetnursery.org.uk
Website
https://lakestreetnursery.org.uk/
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Where to go

Name
Lake Street Nursery and Pre-School CIO
Address
Lake Street Nursery and Pre-School CIO
Lake Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
Postcode
OX1 4RP
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Notes

The venue can be hired, by local people, for parties for the under 5s at weekends, at a cost currently of £65.00.    

Ask the Administrator for details

The venue has full disabled access via ramps and has disabled toilet facilities

 

To support good COVID protection we encourage parties to consider focus on outside for as long as the weather permits, with room provided inside for the party tea!

Costs

£6.88  Per hour
£20.64  Per session
£18.25  After school per session
  Per hour
Details

The settings provides funded places for 2 and 3 and 4 year olds in accordance with the Nursery Education Funding and can take applications in receipt of the 30 hour entitlement.

 

Please note: our extended afternoon sessions on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday are FEE PAYING ONLY and cannot be taken as part of funded places.  A child must be attending all day or afternoon to qualify for a place at the extended session

 

Our fees are reviewed every summer and any alterations to fees will take effect from September each year.  We will do our best to keep our public records up to date but please email or call the office to confirm costs if you are interested in a place with us for your child.

Availability

Age Ranges
2 - 4 years
Has wheelchair access
Other notes

Lake Street Nursery has experience of a wide range of needs and works in partnership with a number of other professionals included the Hearing Support Service, Speech and Language Service Early Years Special Educational Needs and Inclusion team from Oxfordshire, Occupational and Physio Services and the Physical Disabilities Team: according to the identified needs of the children in our care.

Additional Information

Providing services to
0 - 4 years (pre-school)
Children
Notes

Lake Street Nursery has experience of a wide range of needs and works in partnership with a number of other professionals included the Hearing Support Service, Speech and Language Service Early Years Special Educational Needs and Inclusion team from Oxfordshire, Occupational and Physio Services and the Physical Disabilities Team: according to the identified needs of the children in our care.

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

Inclusion Information

Has wheelchair access
Details
We have good wheelchair access through the building and into the outside area
Has Special Needs provision
Special Needs Experience
Allergies
Eating Difficulties
Physical disability
Moderate learning difficulties
Dyslexia
Speech, language and communication difficulties
Epipen Trained (severe allergy reaction)
Vision impairment
Glue Ear
Toileting requirements owing to child having difficulties
Disabilities affecting mobility
Hearing Impairment
Epilepsy
Has provision for special dietary needs
Experience
Yes
Details
Families with children attending afternoons or all days are required to provide a packed lunch which can be tailored to their dietary requirements Morning snacks are provided and take into account allergies and cultural food requirements. Afternoon tea is provided for the extended hours sessions on a Tuesday and Wednesday
Can make special cultural provisions
Experience
Yes
Details
We have Urdu and Gujarati speakers among our team, as well as some Arabic, French, German and Italian

Childcare Information

Vacancies

Details
Please enquire on office@lakestreetnursery.org.uk for availability

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
Term Time
Offering split funding with other providers
Yes

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 08.45 14.45
Tuesday 08.45 17.15
Wednesday 08.45 17.15
Thursday 08.45 17.15
Friday 08.45 14.45
Facilities
Messy Play Area
Large Garden
Quiet room/area
Computer
Water play
Climbing Frame
Dressing up
Sandpit
Accessible toilet
Pet Fish
Accessible changing facilities
Educational Toys

School Pickups

Does not offer school pickups

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