We pride ourselves on the highest level of safety and care for each child, never forgetting they are all individuals. We are here to help you with your childcare, to help you make the best of your work/life balance in the knowledge that your child is safe and having fun whilst learning and developing.
The building and garden layout was specifically designed and built around many years of experience. All health, safety and environmental measures are in place which includes:
A professionally installed fire alarm system.
Temperature controlled children’s water taps.
Finger protectors on all doors.
Digilock entry system on main doors.
Daylight light system for the long winter months.
Air conditioning for those hot summer days.
Purpose built kitchen for food preparation including separate hand wash facilities.
Professionally laid safety play surface that meets BS critical fall height standards.
Professionally laid artificial grass area.
Rainwater collection and a led lighting system to help us meet our environmental commitment
Purpose built weatherproof buggy stores for those parents who wish to walk to the nursery.
Fenced areas for the children's safety.
Electronic Observation System to implement the Early Years Foundation stage.
UV protected outside canopy, for all weather play.
Kimble’s Day Nursery started out as a group of registered childminders in 2012. Interest in the Setting increased quickly and since January 2014 we became a Nursery. We currently have 5 members of staff who work on a daily basis with the children.
Qualifications and staff
- Danielle has been working in childcare for 11 years and during this time has been involved in a range of different childcare environments, such as Nanny, Pre-school one-to-one and Nursery Practitioner. Danielle has her own children and is currently our second Designated Child Protection Person and Deputy Manager. Danielle has also recently completed her level 4 qualification.
- Julie has over 10 years experience in Early Years and has her own 2 children. Julie has training with PECS and Supporting children with Speech and language difficulties. She has recently been on Every Child a Talker (ECaT) Training to support this and is the settings ELLP.
All of our team have received extra training to continue their development, such as Child Protection, Prevent Training, British Values, Special Educational Needs, Every Child a Talker, Equalities Coordinator, Forestry schools, Equalities, Sign Language, Understanding Schemas as a window to learning and they all hold a 12 hour Pediatric First Aid Certificate and have good understanding of Food Saftey, Health and Hygiene.
Kimble's Day Nursery is fully insured and carries Ofsted registration. To see our most recent report, where our Grading was GOOD with Outstanding qulaities, please follow this link.
-Cheryl is our newest member of the team who has worked in childcare for 9 years. She is qualified as level 3 and has 2 teenage children of her own. Cheryl has recently been on Food Hygiene training and is keen to get to know our little community better.
- Catherine is one of our newest memebers of the team. She has been working with us as relief staff for just under a year and is starting her level 3 in Early years with us, after being a qualified Teaching assistant for 4 years.
Catherine has experience with Special Educational Needs and supporting children in a one to one basis.