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Sparrows All Saints (Goodmayes)
Who to contact
020 8599 8458
020 8590 2573
Where to go
- All Saints Church
Goodmayes LaneGoodmayesIlfordEssexIG3 9PB
- IG3 9PB
- Provision Type(s)
Free Early Learning - 3 & 4 years
Free Early Learning - Extended entitlement
Free Early Learning - 2 years
- Ofsted URN
- Link to latest ofsted inspection report
- Inspection history
Inspection History Inspection Date Inspection type Inspection Outcome 20/04/2016 Inspection (Early Years Register) Requires Improvement 08/02/2017 Re-inspection (Early Years Register) Good
- Age range
- Early Years (0-4 years)
- Shortbreak type
Staff welcome all children with any additional needs and this is reflected in our inclusive practice.
We have a large play area for all the children with various sensory resources including a sensory tent, dark den. It is being developed at present.
- Identifying children's needs
When a parent registers their child, we gather as much information as possible via registration forms, and conversation with parents, also observation by staff when a child visits can often indicate whether a child has any additional needs.
Staff observe children in their play, through their observations over a period of time it is apparent that a child needs support.
On a daily basis we communicate with parents. We have parent consultations termly, where all matters regarding their child are discussed with the relevant key person.
- Dedicated contacts
We encourage parents to discuss any concerns or questions regarding their child with their key person and then the key person will seek support from the SENCO
- Involving children and their families
- Planning and review meetings
- Advice on how to support learning at home
- Regular contact between parents/carers and the setting
- Offer contacts with other professionals eg speech and language
- Range of support available
- EYFS Curriculum planning differentiation
- Support for behaviour
- Support for health needs
- Partnership working with other professionals
- Additional support strategies
- Support for communication needs
As a setting we have experience of using PECS and basic Makaton. We have experience and are we are confident of working with other agencies to support our provision through training, information and advice. We also work with the child's next setting i.e school to promote a smooth transition for both the child and their parents
- Measuring children's progress
By continued observation monitoring of the childs needs. Giving opportunities for children to access a variety of equipment and resources enabling a child to develop to their full potential in the Pre-school environment. Parents/carers are informed regularly of their child progress.
- Support and training for school staff
All staff received DECATCH training. In addition The SENCO completed SEN level 4 training in 2013 also have staff that have Makaton training and sign language.
- Accessibility of the school
Disabled access/toilet. Shower, nappy changing area.
Daily risk assessments are carried out indoors and outdoors. As and when necessary appropriate equipment and resources are available.
- Transition arrangements
By having links with local schools, key person to visit school with child before they start school, for a smooth transition.
- Support and training for parents and carers
- Coffee mornings with parents
- Parent consultation
- Links with Children’s Centres
Parents are also invited to join our Pre-school Committee where they can have an input into the running of the setting. We also hold termly social events such as lunches for parents/carers. Free Parenting and Play and Learn courses are run annually in partnership with Redbridge Institute of Adult Education. Information is also made available about local children's centres and community events.