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Grimethorpe Family Centre - Childcare

Family Centres deliver integrated services for children pre-birth up to 19 years (or 25 years if the young person has a disability) offering a variety of provision according to the needs of local families. Your child's time with us is important to us and we want them to be happy and independant. Our stimulating, safe and caring learning enviroment enables your child's growth and development.  Children have the opportunity to experience play and exploration on a large scale in our outdoor environment.   We work in partnership with parents to ensure that children's routines are followed and that the structure of the day is child led.  Your child will be a treasured part of a family group led by their key person. Using the EYFS your child's key person will plan for their interest's and next steps to support their learning and development. We also offer support with applying for FREE childcare. The nursery provision was graded as Good by OFSTED in the latest insepection. To read the full report please use the following link... This Family Centre is a Main Site. For details about Grimethorpe Family Centre please visit our Facebook page North East Area Family Centres. The following sites are linked to Grimethorpe Family Centre: Lundwood Family Centre, Cudworth Family Centre and Royston Family Centre

Grimethorpe Family Centre delivers a range of groups and adult learning in the North East Area of Barnsley.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Michelle Graham
Contact Position
Assistant Family Centre Manager
Telephone

E-mail
michellegraham@barnsley.gov.uk

Where to go

Address
Grimethorpe Family Centre
Milefield Lane
Grimethorpe
Barnsley
Postcode
S72 7BH
Notes

Grimethorpe Family Centre is located in the school grounds of Milefield Primary School. If you are walking to the centre you can access through the gate that leads on to what is known locally as 'The Mile'. The gate is open all day until the Family Centre closes on a night.

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£1.50 Activity session Cost
Details
Childcare places for FUNDED 2,3 and 4 year olds only

Childcare Information

Age Range

From
2 years,0 months
To
4 years,0 months

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
Yes
Details
There are vacancies for both morning and afternoon sessions currently available. For more information on vacancies please ring the Family Centre

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
Yes
2 year old funding
Yes

School Pickups

Offers pickups
No

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
EY306050
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 

Local Offer

Description

There are 2 SENCOs at the Family Centre who work closley with other agencies to ensure the correct support is place for the relevant children.

Schools Extended Local Offer Response

How do we offer support to children or young people with a special educational need or disability?

The setting has 2 experienced SENCO's who coordinate services to meet the individual needs of the child.  Parents/Carers are fully included in the induction into setting and are welcome to join their child in the session.  Increased staff ratios can be offered and children will be supported on an individual basis. 

The Centre has a parent's forum that meet once a quarter to feed into the centres delivery plan.  Parents receive a monthly newsletter.

What specialist training, experience and expertise do we have relevant to children with special educational needs and disabilities?

The staff team have undertaken and have access to further training to support work with children with additional needs.

Staff have access to a range of courses to support them with working with children with additional needs.  The full staff team have undertaken Makaton Introduction Training, which two are completing the full training.

How accessible is our setting?

Our setting is fully accessible for disabled children and young people.  The setting has disabled parking and is suitable for wheelchair access.

The centre works holistically to support families.  We do this by working in partnership with a range of agencies and services.  This includes health visitors, schools, social care, and midwives.

Last updated on 28/03/2019
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