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Sandhills Pre-School Playgroup

Coronavirus status: OPEN
The Manager and all keyworker staff are level 3 qualified. All keyworkers and assistants are trained in Paediatric first aid, Safeguarding and Food Hygiene. We are a small committee-run pre-school and currently have 35 children on roll. We are able to offer 26 places per…

The Manager and all keyworker staff are level 3 qualified. All keyworkers and assistants are trained in Paediatric first aid, Safeguarding and Food Hygiene. We are a small committee-run pre-school and currently have 35 children on roll. We are able to offer 26 places per session, this is currently reduced from 30 due to COVID-19. Our session times are 8:50am-11:20am and 12:20pm-2:50pm. We also offer a lunch club between 11:.20am-12:20pm.

Children have access to freeflow indoor and outdoor play.

All activities are planned around the individual child's interests and are assessed against the EYFS standards.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Sara Davies
Contact Position
Adminstrator
Telephone
07983 961142
E-mail
sandhillspreschool@gmail.com
Website
http://www.sandhillspreschool.co.uk

Where to go

Name
Sandhills Community Hall
Address
Sandhills Community Primary School
Terrett Avenue
Headington
Oxford
Oxfordshire
Postcode
OX3 8FN
Notes

The Pre-school is run from the community room attached to Sandhills Primary Community School. The children have access to a secure outdoor area.

Current Ofsted Judgment

Satisfactory

Satisfactory

Good

Outstanding

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£5.80 over 3s Per hour
£6.30 under 3s Per hour
Details

If you have more than one child at the pre-school, the youngest sibling has a reduction of 10%.

From the term after their third birthday children are entitled to 15 hours funded per week. These hours are completely flexible and can be arranged to suit your needs (this is subject to availability).

Availability

Age Ranges
From 2 years to 5 years

Additional Information

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

Supporting people with
Physical disability
Hearing impairment
Vision 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
Able to administer medication
Able to assist with moving and handling
Allergies
Aspergers syndrome or autistic spectrum disorders
Asthma
Behaviour, emotional or social difficulties
Cerebral Palsy
Complex health needs
Conditions requiring medical support
Cystic Fibrosis
DiGeorge Syndrome (22q11 deletion)
Diabetes Type 1: blood glucose testing and injecting insulin
Diabetes Type 2: diet
Disabilities affecting mobility
Downs syndrome
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
Eating Difficulties
Eczema
Epilepsy
Epipen Trained (severe allergy reaction)
Global Developmental Delay
Glue Ear
Hearing Impairment
Mental Health issues eg anxiety, depression, OCD...
Moderate learning difficulties
Moebius Syndrome
Noonan Syndrome
Physical disability
Profound Multiple Learning Difficulty
Profound and complex disabilities
Speech, language and communication difficulties
Sturge-Weber Syndrome
Toileting requirements owing to child having difficulties
Vision impairment

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
Term Time

Opening Times & Facilities

When is childcare available?
Part Time
Weekdays


Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Term time 8:50am 2:50pm

Other Availabilty
Flexible nursery education funded places opening patterns/hours
Lunch provided by parent/carer

Facilities
Accessible toilet
Arts and crafts
Climbing Frame
Computer
Cooking
Dressing up
Educational Toys
Garden
Messy Play Area
Pet Reptile
Quiet room/area
Sandpit
Sleeping Area
Slide
Visit & Outings
Water play

School Pickups

Offers pickups
No

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
EY257122
Link to latest Ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
04/12/2007IntegratedSatisfactory
30/03/2009Inspection (Early Years Register)Satisfactory
17/06/2013Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
20/01/2017Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding

Last checked on 02/11/2020

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