The workbooks will support your child’s learning and readiness for school. The activities inside will encourage the development of early reading, mathematics and early writing skills for the future. We hope you and your children have fun completing them together at home. We will also be producing some for the 2 years olds so watch out for them
Any parents or carers of disabled children aged 0-5 who have additional needs would benefit from these free information workshops.
- Friday 28th July – Encouraging positive behaviour
- Friday 4th August – Support and information
- Friday 11th August – Building Parental Confidence
- Friday 18th August – Money Matters
9.30am – 11.30am on all dates.
Teesdale Children’s Day Nursery has been awarded the highest award OUTSTANDING by OFSTED
Teesdale Children’s Day Nursery which is owned by Nunthorpe Nurseries Group was inspected on the 31st January and was judged Outstanding in every area.
Outstanding praise was given in all areas of the inspection and the report reflects upon the exceptional quality of teaching and learning within the nursery and states that the staff know children very well and that they make excellent progress from their starting points, develop capabilities needed to continue their already successful learning when the time comes to start school.
The inspector commented that planning for each child is meticulous and ensures they are all able to take part in highly challenging activities and goes onto say how staff provide exceptionally well-tailored support and challenge for children who have special educational needs or disabilities which makes sure that all children at the setting make the best possible progress from where they start their learning.
Within quality of teaching, learning and assessment part of the report it states that the quality of teaching throughout the nursery is inspiring and that highly skilled staff engage children in an extensive range of fun, purposeful and challenging activities. She also comments on how staff are extremely effective in supporting children who speak English as an additional language, that staff learn words in the child’s home language and use them to help build up their communication in English.
Outcomes for children are outstanding, children make excellent progress in all areas of learning and for those children whose starting points are lower, gaps in attainment close rapidly. Children are confident, highly inquisitive and enthusiastic in their learning. Their ability to listen, maintain attention and follow instructions is developing very well and older children display excellent conversational skills and imagination.
This outstanding nursery is lead and managed by Rebecca McNally who is very proactive in leading, supporting and motivating staff to meet the needs of all children who attend the setting. The inspector commented on how she and her team are inspirational in their pursuit of providing the highest-quality of care and education for all children.
Nunthorpe Nurseries Group management team are very proud of all the staff and their achievement. The staff are all very passionate, committed and know that they put the children at the heart of everything they do.
We are an established nursery childcare provider currently looking after over 400 children with 9 nurseries covering Middlesbrough Stockton and Billingham.
Our mission is to give the children in our care the very best possible start in life, we are proud to say we have done this for thousands of children already!
Thanks to the Gazette for several nursery pictures!