Portico Kindergarten "GOOD with 5 OUTSTANDING aspects on recent Ofsted inspection"
Situated in Aughton, on site at Aughton Town Green Primary School - www.towngreen.lancsngfl.ac.uk
We are closed on Bank Holidays and one week of the Christmas period
All staff within the setting holds relevant qualifications and are Enhanced CRB Disclosure checked. We also encourage our staff to develop their qualifications further through relevant training and college courses.
The setting operates a key worker system to help your child settle into nursery smoothly and develop those all important bonds and also for them to ensure your child's individual developmental needs are being met.
Baby room is bright and welcoming with a relaxing atmosphere. It has two large floor to ceiling windows so babies can watch what is going on around them.
There is a separate nappy changing area where children have their own individual draw for their nappies, wipes and any creams, there is also a separate milk area for staff to prepare milk feeds. Daily Diary books are sent home each day so parents/carers know exactly what their child has had to eat, drink, if they have slept and nappy changes etc.
3 fully qualified members of staff work in this room and have a maximum of 9 babies aged 0 - 2years
2 - 3 Room
A large bright room with two floor to ceiling windows letting the outside in, arranged so that children can accesses all provisions freely. All equipment is appropriate for the children and caters for the needs of the children who access this room.
3 fully qualified members of staff work in this room.
3- 5's room
Large spacious room with two floor to ceiling windows, set out with 10 continuous provision areas, children have a wide variety of equipment to access on a fee play basis.
The room has an integrated preschool where children learn through fun activities to meet with their needs and interests.
Access to the outdoor area is available throughout the day in all weather conditions allowing the children to explore all weather conditions.
Children have access to modern toileting facilities which include low toilets, sinks and hand dryers.
The entrance hall is bright and welcoming to families.
Notice boards and lots of information for parents are displayed here, along with children's creative work.
The bright modern toilets are specially designed for young children and are fitted with small toilets, low level sinks and hand dryers.
The supervised tooth brushing programme is carried out in here assisting with self help skills also following "stop the rot campaign".