Little Stars Pre-school and Portchester Day Nursery
'GOOD' - Ofsted October 2015
'Children's welfare is given high priority. Staff are extremely vigilant and protect children at all times. As a result, there is an exceptionally warm and homely atmosphere in both the day nursery and pre-school. ' Ofsted October 2015.
Nursery - 023 9236 4349
From 6 months to 4 years
Open Monday to Friday 8am - 6pm.
Little Stars Pre-school - 023 9236 4350
From 2yrs 6 months to 4 yrs
Open Monday to Friday (Term Time) 8am - 4.30pm.
The Nursery is in purpose built setting with its own gardens. We provide a fun, caring environment for your child to grow. Open 51 weeks of the year, Monday to Friday 8am—6pm. To help your child feel less apprehensive about being left we arrange a settling in period with you. The experience prepares you for the first occasion you leave your child with us. All children have a designated key worker who is responsible for your child’s development records, scrap books and keeping parents informed of their child’s progress and well-being.
3 to 18 months. A home from home, providing care from 3 months. Our committed staff offer a secure, safe and fun environment to ensure your baby is given the foundations or later adult life.
18 months to 3 years. To help your child achieve confidence and independence through a variety of independent led play. We work with parents and carers to work towards achieving a child’s goals such as toilet training.
THE LADYBIRDS AND LITTLE STARS PRE-SCHOOL
3 to 5 years. All children within our setting follow the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum from 0—5 years. This is continued all the way to the end of Reception Year at school. Our friendly staff are committed to providing the best care to help your child prepare for school and make the transition process an easy one.
'The quality of teaching in both the day nursery and pre-school is good. Staff are highly skilled early years practitioners. They have an in-depth understanding of how to support children's learning through fun, well-planned and practical activities inside and out.' Ofsted October 2015.
Creating in the messy area Discovering in the garden
'Children are clearly very happy and settled in the day nursery and pre-school. Relationships between children and staff are very strong. Staff know each of the children exceptionally well and consistently provide for their individual needs' Ofsted October 2015.