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Castle Pre-School (Banbury)

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We are a Ofsted registered pre-school set in a lovely rural location just outside Banbury.  We have our own enclosed outside play area which the children use daily.  All staff hold child care qualifications and regularly update their safeguarding knowledge and qualifications. Our aims are: To provide…

We are a Ofsted registered pre-school set in a lovely rural location just outside Banbury.  We have our own enclosed outside play area which the children use daily.  All staff hold child care qualifications and regularly update their safeguarding knowledge and qualifications.

Our aims are:

  • To provide a happy, safe and nurturing environment for your children
  • To provide stimulating activities which give all children the opportunity to develop in all areas of learning
  • To build self confidence and independence
  • To work together with parents/carers 
  • To enable each child to develop as an individual
  • To enable each child to build good relationships with other children and staff
  • To support and encourage children in their play and exploration both inside and out.
  • To give children the skills needed to be ready for their next stage of their learning.

 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Ann Quinn
Contact Position
Manager
Telephone
07963 046219
E-mail
castlepreschoolbanbury@gmail.com
Website
http://www.castlepreschool.co.uk

Where to go

Address
Broughton & North Newington Sports Club
North Newington Road
North Newington
Banbury
Oxfordshire
Postcode
OX15 6AA

Current Ofsted Judgment

Good

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
2 year old £4.80 Per hour
3 & 4 year old £4.60 Per hour
Details
  • Lunch cover is the same as the hourly rate. 
  • We also offer a breakfast club from 8.45-9.00 for £1.50, this includes toast and a drink.

Availability

Age Ranges
From 2 years to 4 years

Additional Information

Providing services to
0 - 4 years (pre-school)
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
Wheelchair access to the Main Hall and toilet area. 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
Experience with
Able to administer medication
Able to assist with moving and handling
Allergies
Asthma
Behaviour, emotional or social difficulties
Complex health needs
Conditions requiring medical support
Disabilities affecting mobility
Eczema
Epilepsy
Epipen Trained (severe allergy reaction)
Glue Ear
Moderate learning difficulties
Profound and complex disabilities
Speech, language and communication difficulties
Toileting requirements owing to child having difficulties
Details
Provider is interested in developing the care for children with specific requirements/disabled children.Also willing to care for an older child/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
Term Time
Offering split funding with other providers
Yes
30 hour summary
We offer the full 30 hour extended funding to eligible children.
Other - please specify
We are intending to offer funded hours up to the maximum that we open for which is currently 24.5 hours

Opening Times & Facilities

When is childcare available?
Term Times


Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 8:45am 3:30pm
Tuesday 8:45am 3:30pm
Wednesday 8:45am 3.30pm
Thursday 8.45am 3:30pm
Friday 8.45am 1.00pm

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

Facilities
0 - 1 steps into building
Accessible changing facilities
Accessible toilet
Arts and crafts
Climbing Frame
Dressing up
Educational Toys
Garden
Messy Play Area
Playroom
Quiet room/area
Sandpit
Slide
Visit & Outings
Water play

School Pickups

Offers pickups
No

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
EY482723
Link to latest Ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
11/11/2016Inspection (Early Years Register)Good

Last checked on 03/06/2020

Record managed by Oxfordshire Family Information Service

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