At Dream Childcare we pride ourselves in offering a 'Home from Home' for your children. A safe place to have fun, run, jump, play and learn. With a huge range of toys, games, and activities such as crafts, baking, outdoor play, messy play and reading time. There is always something on offer to suit the individual needs of each child. Photos
We regularly take trips out to the park, duck pond, beach and farms, woods, soft play, Zoo, Sealife center etc.
There is a great weekly menu on offer, including hot healthy balanced meals cooked fresh each day.
Apple Tree cottage Nursery - we have space for 21 children daily (15 ages 2-4) and (6 under 2s in our baby room coming January 2023) A great team of 10 staff most Qualified and setting Ofsted registered.
(Last 2 Ofsted inspections rated Good)
We all have up to date First Aid and Child protection training and Have Level 2 makaton training - Peg Feeding experience, Experience with Deaf children, Downsyndrome , and Epilepsy.
Our opening hours are 7.30am until 17.30pm
Monday to Friday.
Our hourly rate is £5.50ph Included in this price your child will receive one healthy, freshly cooked lunch and Tea. There is unlimited healthy snacks available throughout the day such as breadsticks, fruit, vegetables etc
We are also registered to take the Free entitlement funding your child will automatically recieve at age 3, and may be eligible for at age 2. This is for 15-30 hours (dependent on hours worked by parent) of childcare a week paid by the government. click here for free childcare information
We follow the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) therefore keeping observations and photos, so you can see your childs development in their own learning journals. All of this is available to you on an internet based programme called Baby's Days so you are fully involved in their developments.
Throughout your childs day here with us at Dream Childcare we use a programme called Daily Connect, this is an online daily diary where we will record the details of their day.
On here you will be able to find records of your childs naps, feeds and photos of the activities they have taken part in. This is a private diary where you are only able to access your own childs records. This enables you to take a look through their day whenever you wish.
Please contact us either by phone or email to arrange a visit ,where you can meet myself, (Holly) and some of the team and get a real feel for our service.