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Chandlers Ford Nursery

Chandlers Ford Nursery
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Vanessa, Manager Yellow Dot Nursery Chandlers Ford

My name is Vanessa Payne and I am the Manager at Yellow Dot Nursery in Chandlers Ford. I have worked with children in various different roles and responsibilities since 1997. As a Qualified Teacher/Lecturer in Early Years with Early Years Professional Status I am passionate about providing quality care for children and their families. Our Nursery is set in the beautiful grounds of Cranbury Park Estate surrounded by fields and trees. Children are able to explore the woods and lakes and often see ponies grazing and hear the sounds of the countryside. We have lovely garden areas for each of our rooms which overlook this idyllic setting. We regularly take the children on trips around the locality, visiting amenities such as the park, the local library and shops. We are working hard as a Team to provide exciting and stimulating experiences for the children and provide opportunities for our the Team to experience quality continuing professional development. We have recently been trialling a new online journal system called Tapestry with a selection of our parents which provides the opportunity for parents to view photographs, videos and observations of their children�s progress. We will be extending this opportunity to all parents over the next few months. We work really closely with parents and are pleased to provide opportunities for parents to Stay and Play with their children at organised times and other opportunities such as our Nativity Play at Christmas and our Cream Tea in the Summer.

Our activities are founded on the Early Years Foundation Stage which focuses on:

We believe children and adults learn from each other and enrich each others lives. The Nursery is divided into four areas:

Opening times

Monday to Friday, 8:00am - 6:00pm

Earlybird 7:45am by arrangement
(Sessions 8:00am -1:00pm / 1:00pm - 6:00pm)

Children may attend on either a full time or part time basis.
The Nursery is open 51 weeks a year.

How to find us

Hocombe Road
Chandlers Ford
SO53 5QS

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