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St Andrews Pre-School Higham Hill

Pre-School

St. Andrews Pre-School is an Early Years childcare provision registered for children aged 2,3 & 4 years. The pre-school is registered under the Free Early Education Entitlement for all 2, 3 and 4 year olds. We are open 38 weeks (term time) per year. The pre-school operates three hour sessions in the morning Monday to Friday and afternoon or extended care for 6.5 hours a day on Monday, Tuesday and Friday's. We also offer a lunch club service from 12.00 to 1.00pm on a Monday, Tuesday and Friday. We have a high adult to child ratio and provide a varied curriculum, meeting children's individual needs, which enables us to provide high quality care whilst in a safe stimulating environment.

We are part of the voluntary sector and managed by a parent committee (trustees). The pre-school operates from a large church hall with access to a smaller room, garden area and kitchen which is exclusive to the pre-school. The pre-school is located in the heart of Higham Hill Walthamstow and serves a diverse community.
 The pre-school supports children' development and additional needs through in-house speech and language sessions, home reading scheme and working in partnership with both parents and other professionals. The pre-school takes children on local and further a field visits/ trips.

The pre-school's latest Ofsted inspection was carried out on 8th March 2013, where our outcome was judged as "GOOD".

 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Sue Ruff
Contact Position
Business and office manager
Telephone
020 8523 5532
E-mail
Standrews.ps@btconnect.com
Website
www.standrewswalthamstow.org.uk/.../pre-school.htm

Where to go

Name
St. Andrews Church
Address
St. Andrews Chrisitian Centre
8 Church Road
Walthamstow
LONDON
Postcode
E17 6AR
Notes

Train: Blackhorse Road, underground station

Bus: W15, 58, 123

Other Information

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£15.00 Per Session 3-5
£18.00 Per Session 2-3
£32.50 Per day 3-5
£39.00 Per day 2-3
£5.00 Per hour 3-5
£6.00 Per hour 2-3
Details
One off voluntary Family Membership fee of £15 when your child/ren starts pre-school. The pre-school also asks for a donation for snack and activity materials once per term.

Availability

Other notes

The pre-school currently provides childcare for a total of 29 Hours per week over 38 weeks. Children who are eligible to receive the 30 hours free childcare will be able to access the 29 hours we currently provide.

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision
Yes
Details
The building has wheelchair access throughout the building and facilities for wheelchairs.

Special Needs

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Speech
Ezcema
Social development impairment
Asthma
Hearing Difficulties
Serious allergy
Severe dietary needs
Emotional needs
Challenging Behaviour
Physical impairment
Language impairment
Heart Condition
Autism spectrum
Blind
Details
We have supported children with a range of additional needs. If your child has been identified or diagnosed with additional needs please contact the pre-school to discuss the support your child would need and how we can best meet those needs.

Dietary Needs

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Yes
Details
Staff have knowledge and experience of catering for children with allergies and dietry needs and requirements. Staff monitor childrens allergies and work with both the parent and other professionals.

Cultural Provisions

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Yes
Details
We have designated SENCO (special educational needs co-ordinator) who works in partnership with parents/carers. Both the SENCO and keypersons work with outside multi agents to provide the best possible suppoert for the child and the family where we can.

Childcare Information

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
Yes
Vacancy Ranges
2 years - 2 years Years: 1 places
3 years - 4 years Years: 0 places
Contact provider for vacancy
Yes
Details
Foaur afternoons per week are currently available.

Funded Places

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

30 Hours Extended Entitlement

Tax Free Childcare
Yes
Offers the free 30 hour entitlement
Yes

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday to Wednesday 09:00:00 15:30:00
Friday 09:00:00 15:30:00
Thursday 09:00:00 12:00:00
Facilities
Visits and Outings
Outdoor Play Area
Quiet Area
Sleeping Area
Books
Garden
Toys
Songs & Rhymes
Dressing up box

School Pickups

Offers pickups
No

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
EY451801
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection Grade
Good
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
04/12/2017Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
08/03/2013Inspection (Early Years Register)Good

Local Offer

Description

The building is accessable for wheelchair and walking frames, we welcome children with Physical disabilities and children requiring additional support and needs. Non disabled siblings are welcome to attend the pre-school, if pre-school age.

We have supported children with a range of additional needs. If your child has been identified or diagnosed with additional needs please contact the pre-school to discuss the support your child would need and how we can best meet those needs.

Contact Name
Karyn Hunter
Contact Telephone
02085235532
Contact Email
karyn.hunter@btconnect.com
SEN Provision Type
Universal
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