Welcome to the Rise & Shine Pre-School Nursery Webpage

 

  Our mission:

 All members of staff at the Rise and Shine Pre-School Nursery are committed to providing a warm, safe, secure, friendly and fun environment for every child attending our setting and by doing so fulfilling the need for quality childcare and education in the local community.   We seek to work in partnership with families in order to enable all children in our care to learn, develop and acheive to their highest level by providing exciting and structured play based activities.

                Scroll down to look at some of the comments we received from parents who took part in our last parent questionnaire  

 

 

 Medium Term curriculum planning for two and three year

old children. (Spring Term 1)

 

 

 

                               The Rise and Shine Pre-School Nursery Timetable

 

Morning: 

8.45 - 9.15am

9.15 - 9.45am

9.45 - 10.05am

10.05 - 10.35am

10.35 - 10.55am

10.55 - 11.25am

11.25 - 11.45am

11.45 - 12.30pm

 

Afternoons: 

12.30 - 13.00pm

13.00 - 13.30pm

13.30 - 13.50pm

13.50 - 14.10pm

14.10 - 14.40pm

14.40 - 15.00pm

15.00. - 15.30pm

Activity:

Welcome Time and Self-Registration

Focused Led Activities of the Day

Song Time and Snack

Independent Activities (Inside and Out)

Focused Led Activities of the Day 

Nappy Changing and Free Play

Time up and Story Time

Lunch Time Provision

 

Activity:

Welcome Time and Self-Registration

Focused Led Activities of the Day

Song Time and Snack

Independent Activities (Inside and Out)

Nappy Changing and Free Play

Focused Led Activities of the Day

Time up and Story time

 

 

 

 Free Funding for 2, 3 and 4 year old children is available

 Free Early Learning for 2 Year Olds is funding for childcare sessions for 15 hours per week, 38 weeks of the year from the term after a child's 2nd birthday and can be accessed for families who are accessing certain benefits and meet the relevant criteria.  It is not an entitlement for every 2 year old.        

                  Free Early Learning for 3 and 4 Year Olds (Nursery Education Funding)

Nursery Education Funding is available to all 3 and 4 year olds.  All 3 and 4 year old children are entitled to a funded 15 hours per week early education place from the beginning of the term following your child's third birthday.   

If you would like more information please contact Helen on Tel: 0121 675 3170 who will be more than willing to discuss all aspects of funding.

 

 

 

Below are some of the wonderful comments received within parent questionnaires July 2014

 

"My son has come along way since starting here "Speech and Development". THe staff are all amazing with him".

"When my child started there were concerns with his development. Staff were very support with the process"

"Excellent help with speech and language"

"My son has learnt alot since he has been at Rise and Shine and he really enjoys being there"

"I am really happy with the nursery, the staff are lovely and really helpful"

"Even though my son has only recently joined Rise and Shine, I'm amazed how well he has settled in here. He has taken extremely well to all the friendly staff"

"My child's speech and development improved alot"

"My child has made a very good progress while he has been at pre-school thanks to all the staff"

"Really done my child the world of good. Brought her out of herself alot and is more confident"

"Fantasic friendly staff, helped me alot with toilet training"

"Amazing staff, always helpful and polite. Since my daughter has been attending Rise and Shine her speech has improved dramatically"

 

Parent Questionnaire

SECTION 1 - Quality of Care and Support

 

  Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree
My child is happy at pre-school 88% 12%  0% 0%
My child enjoys the activities at pre-school 88% 12%  0%   0% 
I am happy with the quality of care my child receives 92% 8%  0%   0% 
Children are consulted about their likes and dislikes 80% 20%  0%   0% 
My child's individual needs are met 88% 12%  0%   0% 

I have the opportunity to give ideas about improving the setting

 88% 12%  0%   0% 

My child is supported to fully meet their potential

88% 12%  0%   0% 

Comments from parents:

"Staff are always available to chat about my childs likes and dislikes and what I think"

"My child is always looked after and cared for well at Rise and Shine"

"RISE AND SHINE CLUB STAFF ARE VERY FRIENDLY... I FEEL LIKE I CAN TALK TO THEM ANYTIME...."

"My child looks forward to coming to Rise and Shine and really enjoys himself here"

 

 

SECTION 2 - Quality of Environment 

 

  Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly disagree
The pre-school is kept clean, bright and in good working order 88% 12%  0%   0% 
The pre-school is a good place for children to attend 88% 12%  0%   0% 
Outdoor provision meets children's needs 88% 12%  0%   0% 
The setting is stimulating for children 88% 12%  0%   0% 
The pre-school is well equipped 88% 12%  0%   0% 
The parent notice board is accessable and easy to understand 88% 12%  0%   0% 

Parents Comments:

"The nursery always looks fantastic and my child loves the outside environment"

"There are so many different activities to take part in. The children are always well supervised and the nursery is always clean and welcoming"

"MY CHILD ALWAYS TALKS WITH ENTHUSIASM  ABOUT THE ACTIVITIES SHE HAS TAKEN PART IN... THIS REASSURES ME THAT MY CHILD IS TAKING PART STIMULATING AND ENJOYABLE ACTIVITIES..."

 

SECTION 3 Quality of Staffing

 

  Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree
Staff treat children well 88% 12% 0% 0%
parents suggestions and opions are valued 88% 12% 0% 0%
Staff keep me well informed of my child's procress 88% 12% 0% 0%
Staff are approachable and make time to listen to my concerns 88% 12% 0% 0%
I am confident that staff are well qualified 88% 12% 0% 0%
I know if my child is struggling they are being helped appropriately 88% 12% 0% 0%
I am confident that staff will do their best to protect children for harm  88% 12% 0% 0%
Staff are happy and work well together 88% 12% 0% 0%
Staff deal with my concerns appropriately 88% 12% 0% 0%

Parents Comments:

"Staff talk to me each day about my child and make me feel confident to discuss any problems or issues I have with them"

"The staff are always friendly and welcoming and make my son feel at ease"

"Staff are always polite, friendly & helpful. When I required help completing my SEN forms, the SENCO'S when more than willing to help me complete the paperwork"

"All staff are very friendly and always there to support. Staff always make an effect to explain what my child did in nursery"

"My daughter had speech problems when first started, by christmas she was talking loads. The staff kept me informed on her progress and new words she said"

"Whenever I'm worried about anything, even if it is something silly. The staff are always willing to listen, advise me and help"

 

SECTION 4 Quality of Management and Leadership

 

  Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree
The nursery staff are helpful and approachable 88% 12% 0% 0%
The deputy manager is helpful and approachable  88% 12% 0% 0%
The deputy manager is helpful and approachable  88% 12% 0% 0%
I am treated as a partner in my child's education 88% 12% 0% 0%
I get to speak openly about anything that concerns me 88% 12% 0% 0%
Staff make an effect to explain what happens in nursery 88% 12% 0% 0%
The nursery team is lead well and work well together 88% 12% 0% 0%

 Parents Comments:

"All staff are very welcoming and make parents feel and children feel welcome. I would have no problem discussing any problems or issues"

 Helen the Manager has helped me in so many ways  Thank you for all the support we received..

"The girls work well together as a team and I feel I can talk with any of the team regarding my child"

 

"I have every confidence in the staff and know my son will be safe and well cared for here"

 

 "The Nursery Manager is very approachable and has always made it clear that her door is ALWAYS OPEN if I ever need to talk to her"

 

 

Are there any suggestions you have about how we can improve our service?

 "More parent and child activities"

"THE OUTDOOR AREA HAS BEEN GREATLY IMPROVED. THIS WAS THE ONLY AREA I COULD THINK NEEDED ANY IMPROVEMENTS. BUT SINCE THE NEW MUD KITCHEN AREA WAS MADE IT HAS THE OUTSIDE AREA "FANTASTIC"

Are there and further comments you would like to make about the Rise and Shine Pre-School Nursery?

 

"I would recommend to other parents who are thinking of sending their children to pre-school"

"My child really enjoyed his time at Rise and Shine, coming to the nursery has really helped him make new friends and he always says he had lots of fun when I came and collected him"

"Thank you for your help and support over the time my has been there"

"Thank all the staff for staff for taking such wonderful care of my precious child and for helping her come out of her shell"

"My child has come on leaps and bounds"

"Amazing 10//10, always has been"

"All my three children have come here over the years and have all loved it here.. The progress they made is brilliant and prepares them for school. The staff go beyond to help all the children here"

"I have felt very supported and invovled in my child's progress and development, especially with IEP's and SEN issues. WE WILL MISS YOU GIRLS"

 

 

SECTION 5 - CHILDRENS VIEWS AND IDEAS

Good things about the Rise and Shine Pre-School Nursery

"Reading, drawing, writing,colouring, counting, dancing and being silly"

"My child loves the mud pie kitchen"

"My child enjoyed playing in the sand and water, he also enjoyed drawing"

"The bikes and playing outside"

 

Things we could do to make the pre-school nursery better 

"IT'S GREAT NO IMPROVEMENTS NEEDED"

"Sleep there and more cones"

"Nothing they do everything a nursery should do.. Don't change a thing"