Playdays Nursery is located in the heart of Thetford, Norfolk. Set over 2 floors with a large secure outdoor play area, we care for children who are aged from 3 months to pre-school. We value all children and their families regardless of their religion, gender, class, ability, disability or cultural traditions. The setting is open to each and every child and their family, operating a fully inclusive policy.
Our two rooms on the first floor accommodate the Baby [0-23 months] and Toddler [18-36 months] age groups, whilst the ground floor is for our Pre-School [30+ months] children.
Each room is led by a fully qualified practitioner and supported by trained, qualified staff. The setting regularly has students completing apprenticeships. We actively support our local colleges, with students fully supervised at all times.
Playdays Nursery aim to ensure that a minimum of 75% of staff hold a current and valid First Aid Certificate in accordance with EYFS requirements.
At Playdays each child has a Key Person/Worker who will assist in settling your child into the Nursery, supporting interactions and assisting with personal needs. They will support the child in taking part in new experiences, build on their strengths and develop new skills. The Key Person will develop a partnership with parents, sharing information about your child's day, routines and interests with you the parent/carer and other staff, within the realms of confidentiality. They will work as part of a team ensuring equal opportunities for children and their parents.
The Nursery is registered and inspected by Ofsted. We offer Educational Voucher Funded Sessions as per current government guidance.
At Playdays we are committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive provision within our community.
We fully acknowledge that our local area in addition to the UK as a whole is an ever changing multi cultural and multi faith society.
Within our Ethos we encompass acceptance and respect for all culture’s, celebrations, language, religion, abilities and individual beliefs.
We will at all times ensure that every child is protected and respected, we will support their learning and awareness of Respect, Acceptable Behaviours and Boundaries, to develop a sense of right and wrong, To have recognition of Equality and the importance of value for themselves and for others. They will have choice through play and interactions throughout their learning journey with us.
At no time will Playdays Nursery accept negative behaviours, comments or abuse relating to any persons culture, religion, beliefs etc.