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CENTRAL STATION - ABOUT US

Nursery Lavendon Olney In Central Station we take children aged from 2 - 3yrs, we have a 1 adult to 4 children ratio and can have up to 12 children in the room at one time. All members of staff work together as a team to ensure the children receive the best possible care and that their individual needs are met.

When your child starts nursery we will provide them with a weekly diary which will tell you about your child's time at nursery and what they have enjoyed doing that week. This will be given to you on the last day of the week that your child attends. They will also have a scrapbook for some of their craft activities to be put in. The scrap books are kept here at nursery but you are always welcome to have a look through at anytime, it can be taken home when it has finished.

We are currently following the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum, we do this by planning a range of different activities which cover the 6 areas of learning which are:-

  • Problem Solving, Reasoning and Numeracy
  • Communication, Language and Literacy
  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development
  • Physical Development
  • Creative Development
  • Knowledge and Understanding of the World
Throughout the nursery we observe the children's progress using a tracker book which helps us to monitor the children's development. In the nursery we implement a key person system. Each member of staff has a small group of children to enable them to form a secure relationship that will help them to thrive and develop. During the year we hold a few open mornings so that parents/carers have the opportunity to come and play and see what we get up to. We hold two parents evenings a year, this gives you the chance to have a chat about your child's progress with their key person and to look through some photos of your child's time at nursery.

When your child starts nursery they will need:

  • Slippers
  • Wellington boots
  • Raincoat
  • Sunhat and sun cream in the summer season
  • Swimming costume or shorts for the paddling pool
  • A nursery bag to keep a spare change of clothes in
  • Calpol (to keep in the fridge at nursery)
Please make sure that all items of clothing are clearly labelled.

We make the most of our environment outside and try to get outdoors in all weathers. The children have a great time in the garden with the wide range of toys on offer especially on the slides and in the sandpit!

We encourage all the children to participate in the craft activities such as sticking, colouring, painting etc. We also have a variety of textures in the texture tray such as corn flour, rice, pasta etc. The children thoroughly enjoy getting messy.

In Central Station we promote potty training, we use potties or child size toilets to encourage the children to be independent, and we also praise the children along the way and use stickers. When you wish to start potty training your child we recommend you to bring in lots of spare pants, trousers and socks.

If your child has an afternoon sleep, we provide sleep mats for them to have a rest on and will sit with them whilst gently rubbing their backs. We also play soft music in the classroom to create a relaxing environment. In Central Station we offer quiet play for the children who do not have a sleep at this time.

Before your child starts we shall have an hour visit with your child and yourself to have a chat and get to know you and your child better, it will also give your child the chance to have a little play. The second visit will be a 2hour leave visit for your child to come and play to get to know the room and the routine a little bit better.

Nursery Lavendon Olney

Nursery Lavendon Olney

Nursery Lavendon Olney