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Denbigh Pre-School

Age range: 2 years to 5 years old.

Number of current vacant places:
Two to three years: no space
Three to five years: Six spaces
Have a waiting list: No
Date of update: March 2019

Denbigh Pre-school is situated within Denbigh Primary school. Our entrance is via Cavendish road.
Denbigh Pre-School is the first building on the right coming up from the schools Cavendish road entrance. The building can be accessed by a set of steps or using the ramp which has supporting railings.

We provide care and education for children aged 2 to 5 years old and offer the government funded 15 hours for 2 – 4 year olds and the 30 funded hours for working parents.

We are open 5 days a week, Monday to Friday from 8.00am to 4.30pm offering full and sessional care.
• The morning session starts from 8:30 am to 11:30 am
• The afternoon session starts from 12:15 pm to 3:15 pm
• Full day starts from 8 am to 4:30 pm

We also offer flexible hours according to availability. If you require any information on flexible hours please ask the management team.

Here at Denbigh Pre-School we strive to create a warm and welcoming environment in which the children feel safe and secure. The practitioners provide a calm environment where children are happy, confident and enjoy learning through play.

Positive relationships are built up between the practitioners, children and parents through our key person system which encourages children to thrive.

Practitioners help children to feel valued by providing positive support through their language, praise and encouragement which helps to build the children's confidence and self-esteem.

We use the Early Years Foundation Curriculum in our approach to children’s education, learning and development.

Through Planning, Observing, Evaluating and assessing the children, we track their progress and learning.

The quality of our provision is continually reflected upon and our overall methodology to learning is of key importance.

In order for children to succeed in life they need to feel happy, safe/secure and encouraged to learn, our environment offers opportunities for children to do this through a balance of adult led and child led activities.

Our Pre-School has six main rooms which are:
Library: This is a calm quiet area used for reading and circle time.
Blue room: is generally used for adult and child-initiated activities. We have a large two storey home corner situated in this room used for role play.
Green room: opens into blue room and is used mainly for construction, small world and literacy.
Imagination room: is primarily used for the 2year olds but is also accessible to all the other children at certain times of the session.
Sensory room: is a calm and relaxing environment for all children.
Creative room: used generally for art and craft, water, sand, paints, malleable materials and other art media.

We also have a large outside play area with climbing equipment, play house, water & sandpit, soft surface and other play equipment. This is secure with perimeter fencing.
Staff

As part of our safeguarding Policy all staff are vetted and DBS checked for suitability to work with children. Our adult:child ratios comply with Ofsted standards for safety and good quality of care. All staff are highly qualified with Child Care Level 3 as a minimum.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Denbigh Pre-School
Telephone

Where to go

Address
Denbigh Pre School
c/o Denbigh Primary School
Cavendish Road
LUTON
Postcode
LU3 1JG

Other Details

Availability

Other notes

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Total number of funded places for two year olds:

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Last updated 25/05/2018