kGems Day Nursery (Valentines)
We are situated in a beautiful location in Valentines Park, Ilford and provide quality childcare and education for babies and young children.
We have first-class indoor and outdoor facilities with excellent standards of care and resources, enabling the children to learn, develop and flourish to their full potential.
Who to contact
- Contact Name
- Charlotte Patel
- Contact Position
- Nursery Manager
- 020 3490 0670 020 3490 0670
- kGem's Website
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Where to go
- Valentines Park
- IG1 4UA
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Time / Date Details
- When is it on
- Monday to Friday - 8.00am to 6.00pm Available during summer, Easter and half term holidays
Opening Times & Facilities
Child care qualification
Hot meals provided
Parking available for pick up or drop off
Free Early Learning - 2 years
First aid qualification
Visits and outings
Free Early Learning - 3 & 4 years
Free Early Learning - Extended entitlement
Caters for all dietary needs
Fully wheelchair accessible
- Ofsted URN
- Link to latest Ofsted inspection report
- Inspection history
Inspection History Date type Outcome 25/10/2016 Inspection (Early Years Register) Requires Improvement 06/10/2017 Re-inspection (Early Years Register) Good
Local Offer Contact
- Charlotte Patel
- 020 3490 0670
- Age range
- Early Years (0-4 years)
- Shortbreak type
- Identifying children's needs
Staff have key children that they observe and work with closely, they follow the development matters assessment tool to monitor where the child is at. We have twice yearly parents evenings and operate an open door policy to the management team and staff in the 2 year old room complete the 2 year old check that is shared with parents.
- Involving children and their families
- Range of support available
- Measuring children's progress
We use Individual Outcome Plans (IOPs), to give children small developmental steps that are managable. This is reviewed on a regular basis with parents and or other agencies.
- Support and training for school staff
All our staff have access to online training and practical training offered by the local authority
All staff are trained to help and support children with SEND needs
- Accessibility of the school
Fully accessible for wheelchair users and space addequate enough for personal care.
Planning incorporates all children's individual needs and interests, all areas of the nursery are risk assessed twice a day for safety and security.
- Transition arrangements
We will contact the school and new teacher and invite them to come and visit the child in the nursery and also for the parents and key person to visit the child's new school together. The key person will write a transition report for the new school. We attend the inclusion forums with schools held by Redbridge.
- Support and training for parents and carers
Parents are offered varied support.
Staff help to point them in the right direction
Help with referrals and offer advice.
- Further information
Please refer to our website www.kgems.co.uk or our Facebook page.