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Mildmay Nursery

Who to contact

Contact
Maria Wilson
Telephone
020 8514 0901
E-mail
maria.wilson@visionrcl.org.uk

Where to go

Name
Mildmay Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Address
2-4Mildmay RoadIlfordEssexIG1 1DT
Postcode
IG1 1DT

Childcare Information

Provision Type(s)
Pre-school
Facilities
Free Early Learning - 3 & 4 years
Free Early Learning - 2 years
Offers pickups?
No
Schools

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
08/03/2012Inspection (Early Years Register)Satisfactory
07/02/2013Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
06/10/2017Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding

Local Offer

Provision

Age range
Early Years (0-4 years)
Shortbreak type

Education Offer

Overview

All staff are dedicated to promoting a warm welcoming environment for all our families with or without SEND and share positive attitudes towards inclusion. We work closely with the families and outside agencies to provide the best outcome for the child and family. 

Mildmay Nursery is  a small and welcoming nursery with a maximum of 15 children per session.  The nursery is housed in a Adult Learning Centre in its own purpose built nursery unit.  We have a secure outside garden and engage in free flow play. 

Identifying children's needs

Each child is assigned a Keyperson. The keyperson’s role is to support the child and family during their time at nursery.  Before enrolment we meet with parents to talk about their child and any needs or concerns the family might have.  All staff are responsible to carry out observations on all children at all sessions which is fed back to the keypersons at the end of session.

Dedicated contacts

Our named SENCo is Rupna Datta who is a full time member of staff and is available to discuss any concerns.

Involving children and their families
  • Planning and review meetings
  • Advice on how to support learning at home 
  • Parenting advice
  • Regular contact between parents/carers and the setting

We can attend outside agency meetings to support families if required.

Range of support available
  • EYFS Curriculum  planning differentiation
  • Specific teaching interventions
  • Support for behaviour
  • Support for health needs
  • Partnership working with other professionals
  • Additional support strategies
  • Support for communication needs

We have a close relationship with our local Childrens Centre and can signpost families to additional groups to offer extra support to meet the needs of individual families. 

Measuring children's progress

All staff are responsible to carry out observations on all children at all sessions which is fed back to the keypersons at the end of session.  Feedback is also given to parent/carers on a day to day basis.  All keypersons will complete a progress report termly for their children.  These are shared and discussed with the family at parent/carer evenings and the childs next steps are agreed with the family to meet the individual child’s needs.   Parent/carers can arrange to have a private meeting with their keyperson at any time.

Support and training for school staff

Two members of staff have attended SENCo modular training provided by our local Early Years and Childcare Improvement Team and attend termly SENCo meetings to keep our knowledge and practice up to date.

Accessibility of the school

Mildmay Nursery has access to car parking facilities for dropping and collecting children for families with disabilities and is fully wheelchair accessible.  The nursery has a dedicated personal care room available at all times.  We have access to a hearing loop system.

Inclusion

Activities are adapted to meet the individual child’s needs by observations, staff meetings and a dedicated budget to SEND.

Transition arrangements

We will meet with parents, settings and outside agencies to discuss how to support the individual child’s transition to their new environment.  This will include activities planned by their key person which could include visits to their new setting with their keyperson to ensure a smooth transition.  

Support and training for parents and carers
  • Parent workshops
  • Parent consultation
  • SENCo
  • Links with Children’s Centres
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