We offer provision for Nursery, Under 3’s & Pre-School. Breakfast & After School CLub, and Holiday Care
Our setting has 3 classrooms – Nursery, Toddlers and Pre-School – each having their own Quiet/Rest rooms/areas (one having a Sensory Room, and one a Reflection Area) – and fully equipped garden areas, as well as a dedicated Forest School section and Outdoor Sensory Garden
Here at Dolphins our curriculum is designed to support children to be curious, social, independent young people who are happy, confident and engaged in their learning through delivering child focused, varied and rich experiences based on children s individual needs and interests.
We have an amazing team of highly qualified and experienced Practitioners who work hard to ensure the delivery of the Early Years Foundation Stage and Safeguarding & Welfare Requirements.
Health & Wellbeing
The health & wellbeing of the children is paramount.
Each child is valued and has their individual needs supported. The children are nurtured in a safe environment throughout their time with Dolphins by staff who genuinely care and go the extra mile. Whether it is our buddy system, named keyworker, SEND support or specialist dietary preferences. You child will be engaged, happy & safe.
Our Nursery Room cares for 9 children from 10 months to 2 years of age.
Our dedicated staff provide a warm and loving environment where our youngest children can feel safe, secure and cherished.
Our Toddler Room cares for children from 2 years of age until they are 3.
Our experienced staff provide a safe & nurturing environment for the toddlers as they grow more confident, inquisitive and explore!
Our Pre-School Room cares for children from 3 years of age until they are old enough to join reception at a Primary School.
Our highly qualified staff help to ensure the pre-schoolers are prepared for their transition to primary school and the next step in their educational journey.
“All children, including those eligible for additional funding and those who have special educational needs and/or disabilities, make good progress in all aspects of their learning and development. Staff work well to ensure any gaps are narrowing”
“Children relate and play well together. There are good relationships between staff and children founded on high levels of mutual respect.”
Settled & Secure
“Children of all ages are very settled and secure, whether they attend the nursery, or the breakfast or after-school club. Staff care for the children well, giving precise information to parents about this each day”
“The managers work well to continually improve the centre. They take into account suggestions from parents, staff and teachers from the school that children usually move on to, ensuring that they prepare children well for their future learning experiences.”
“Staff assess children’s progress accurately and regularly share this information with parents. They make sure they plan activities, so that children continue to make good progress in their communication, physical and social development.”
“The gratitude and love I have for Dolphins will stay with me forever. You were there when I couldn’t be, making sure they were looked after and loved – and it means the world to me. I shall continue to sing your praises and recommend you highly to anyone and everyone! Thank-you so much”
“I just wanted to say Thank-you for all your support and care over the last 6 years, the girls have enjoyed every moment! You girls are all so lovely and caring – Dolphins has been such a massive part of my girls and my life – we will miss you all!. Thank-you again”
“I would like to thank each and every one of you at Dolphins for your continued support and encouragement that you have shown over the years, first with A and then H. I can’t thank you enough and I know both my boys have thoroughly enjoyed their time here, I am eternally grateful!”
“thank-you for all the help and support you have given to me and H.. over the last year – it has helped and guided H.. to overcome and understand her emotions. The time and care you have given her has enabled her to blossom into the little lady she has become and I am sure she will be able to face and deal with future changes.”