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Jack and Jill Childcare Limited

Jack and Jill Childcare is situated in a quiet residential area in Shiphay, on the outskirts of Torquay, close to local schools and Torbay hospital.  The nursery is privately owned and family run and provides quality care in a homely setting for babies and children from birth to school age.  

A large team of qualified and dedicated Nursery Nurses and encourage all our staff to continue their professional development.

Open 51 weeks a year and open from 8.00am - 6.00pm Monday to Friday. Earlier starts may be available.

Can care for up to 52 children per session from birth to 5 years. The children are cared for in bright and airy playrooms according to their age and developmental stage. 

Jack and Jill Childcare offers a safe, caring and stimulating environment for children to learn through play and to develop an awareness of the world around them. Believe in encouraging a child’s natural inherent curiosity as they discover new experiences.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Pam Nelson/Lindsay Nelson
Contact Position
Owner/Manager
Telephone
01803 612613
E-mail
info@jackandjillchildcare.co.uk
Website
www.jackandjillchildcare.co.uk
Notes

Facebook page - Jack and Jill Childcare Limited

Where to go

Name
Jack and Jill Childcare
Address
25 Courtland Road
TORQUAY
Postcode
TQ2 6JU
Notes

Close to bus route number 32

Other Details

Availability

Age Ranges
From 0 years 0 months to 5 years

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision
No

Special Needs

Has Provision
Yes
Details
SENCO team available to support children and families' needs. Please see attached Local Offer for full details.

Dietary Needs

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Yes

Cultural Provisions

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Yes

Childcare Information

Vacancies

Details
Contact provider for up to date vacancy details.

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
Yes
2 year old funding
Yes
3 & 4 year old 30 Hour funding
Yes

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 08:00 18:00:00
Tuesday 08:00 18:00:00
Wednesday 08:00 18:00:00
Thursday 08:00 18:00:00
Friday 08:00 18:00:00
Facilities
CCTV security cameras
Ride-ons
Meals cooked on premises
Role play dressing up
Climbing Frame
Messy Play Area
Wendy House
PuzzlesJigsaws
ICT Facilities
Books & Storytelling
Quiet Area
Both indoor and outdoor activities
Car Parking
Kitchen
CCTV
Reading
Open Space
Sleeping Area
Computer
Construction toys
Secure Access
Cookery
Music time
Sensory Play
Nappy changing facility
Full cooked lunch
Toys
Small world toys
Outdoor Playspace
Songs, Rhymes and Music
Healthy Eating
Heuristic play
Baby Facilities
Home Corner
Baby toys
Walks to local park etc
Push-alongs
Water play
Games
Accessible Parking
Garden
Treasure baskets
Playroom

School Pickups

Offers pickups
No

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
EY286273
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
04/07/2005Combined Inspection - ChildcareSatisfactory
04/07/2005Combined Inspection - Nursery EducationSatisfactory
07/02/2011EYR InspectionGood
11/08/2015EYR InspectionRequires Improvement
02/08/2016EYR Re-InspectionGood

Local Offer

Local Offer Age Bands
Early Years (0-4 years)
SEN Provision Type
Universal

SEN Information

A printable version of this form is available in the downloads section.

What special education provision is available at our setting?

  • We have a named and experienced SENco, and together with a team of well qualified and trained staff we are able to support a range of Special Educational needs
  • We can utilise a variety of equipment and resources to support the delivery of exceptional and inclusive care for all children
  • We have excellent relationships with a wide range of support services including
  • Speech and Language Therapists
  • Educational Psychologist
  • Health Visitors and Social Workers
  • Early Years Advisory Support

What criteria must be satisfied before children and young people can access this provision/service?

  • As an inclusive provider we will consider placements for any child aged between 0-5 years in line with our Admissions Policy

How do we identify the particular special educational needs of a child or young person?

  • All children are regularly observed throughout their time with us in conjunction with the Early Years Foundation Stage framework. If from these observations key persons have any concerns regarding a child’s development they will be discussed with the Nursery SENco and their parents in line with our Special Educational Needs Policy
  • The Nursery will work together with the child’s parents to decide the most appropriate course of action

How do we consult with parents and/or children and young people about their needs?

  • Each child is allocated a keyperson whose role is to liaise with the parents/carers; regularly assess the child’s development and plan accordingly; promote parental engagement with their child’s learning and development; build a trusting relationship with the child and family; raise any concerns with the Nursery SENco; and liaise with the parents/carers together with outside agencies to ensure the very best outcomes for every child

What is our approach to teaching children and young people with special educational needs?

  • As set out in our Special Educational Needs Policy, the nursery is committed to the inclusion of all children. All children have the right to be cared for and educated to develop to their full potential alongside each other through positive experiences, to enable them to share opportunities and experiences and develop and learn from each other. We provide a positive and welcoming environment where children are supported according to their individual needs.

How can we adapt our curriculum for children and young people with special educational needs?

  • All activities carried out at our setting are able to be adapted according the needs of individual children. Adjustments may be made using one to one care, extra staff training, specialist resources and specific adaptations to the curriculum planning

How will we ensure we get the services, provision and equipment that children and young people need?

  • By working in partnership with parents/carers and other professionals, we can ensure we are able to access all of the support available to meet each child’s needs

How is this provision funded?

  • We are a privately run Nursery registered to accept the Government funded 2, 3 and 4 year old funding
  • If a chid required more specialised support or one to one care we would apply to the Local Authority for Additional Funding to facilitate this

What additional learning support is available for children and young people with special educational needs and how do they access it?

  • We will encourage and support parents/carers to utilise other support available by signposting them, promoting events and services, and facilitating contact with other professionals

How do we support and improve the emotional and social development of children and young people with special educational needs?

  • We work together with the parents/carers, the Nursery SENco, key persons and other staff members utilising the Thrive Approach.  Please see www.thriveapproach.co.uk

How do we support children and young people with special educational needs moving between phases of education and preparing for adulthood?

  • We recognise the potential impact of a wide variety of transitional stages in children’s lives such as when starting at Nursery, moving to different areas within the setting, and starting school. We fully support all children through transitions to ensure it is as smooth as possible.

What other support is available for children and young people with special educational needs and how can they access it?

  • We will encourage and support parents/carers to utilise other support available by signposting them, promoting events and services, and facilitating contact with other professionals

What extra-curricular activities are available for children and young people with special educational needs?

  • We will encourage and support parents/carers to utilise other support available by signposting them, promoting events and services, and facilitating contact with other professionals

How do we assess and review progress towards agreed outcomes, and how are parents, children and young people involved in this process?

  • Children with special educational needs will have an Individual Learning and Development Plan (ILDP), which identifies specific activities and learning objectives and is reviewed on a regular in conjunction with parents, the keyperson, SENco, and other outside agencies involved in the care of the child. The plan seeks to promote the child’s development and is key to developing an appropriate curriculum for the individual

How do we assess the effectiveness of our special needs provision and how are parents, children and young people involved in this assessment?

  • As a team we meet regularly to review and reflect upon all aspects of our work including SEN. We identify best practice, research new developments and agree targets. Regular meetings are also held with parents, children and other professionals to ensure a fully inclusive approach

How do we ensure that teaching staff and other staff have the expertise needed to support children and young people with special educational needs?

  • Our SENco and their co-worker attend SEN forums
  • We ensure training is refreshed and updated regularly
  • All staff are supported to achieve their best through continuing professional development
  • Through research and reflection we can explore new developments and training which will enhance our provision

How do we keep parents informed where children and young people have special educational provision but do not have an Education Health and Care Plan?

  • Our key persons are always on hand to talk with parents and carers. These conversations can occur at drop off and collection times, during Stay and Play sessions or Parents’ Evenings, or when parents contribute to the termly assessment of their child.
  • Learning Diaries are always available for parents to look through and contribute to, and many take the opportunity to take them home for a weekend to share with their families to promote full involvement from other significant people in the child’s life

How can parents, children and young people make a complaint about our provision?

  • We would always seek to resolves any issue before getting to the point of needing to complain, however, we do have a full Compliments and Complaints Policy

How can parents, children and young people get more information about the setting?