Baby

At Venn Boulevard Nursery, we aim to build strong and meaningful relationships with both you as parents and your baby. We understand the importance of creating a bond based on trust and open communication, which enables us to provide the best possible care and support for your baby.

As your baby spends time at Venn Boulevard Nursery, they will become familiar with our staff members, who are dedicated to creating a warm and nurturing environment. Our goal is to establish a sense of belonging and comfort for your baby within our Nursery family. We value the opportunity to get to know your baby and tailor our care to their unique needs and preferences.

During their time at our nursery, your baby will engage in a variety of activities that are specifically designed to suit their age and stage of development. These activities are thoughtfully planned to promote their physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development. We understand that each baby is an individual and may have different interests and abilities, and we take these factors into consideration when planning their experiences.

We have a designated quiet baby area where your baby can enjoy a peaceful sleep. We strictly adhere to safe sleep guidance to ensure your baby’s well-being and create a safe sleeping environment.

When your baby begins the weaning process and starts having meals, we take into account any specific dietary requirements they may have. We appreciate that every baby is unique, and we are committed to accommodating their needs. Please communicate any specific requirements to our staff, and we will make every effort to cater to them.

At Venn Boulevard Nursery, we believe in providing a nurturing and inclusive environment for your baby. We strive to create a bond with both you as parents and your baby, fostering open communication, trust, and a sense of belonging.

“Staff incorporate children’s interests and learning needs into activities, which help to highly motivate children to learn.”

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“Children develop
their creative skills as they identify their own facial features and draw self-portraits.”

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“Parents feel
that their children’s needs are met and that they progress well in their learning.”

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“Staff work
closely with parents to make referrals if needed, to quickly seek support from
other professionals.”

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“Parents speak positively about the care which their children receive.”

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“Leaders place a strong emphasis on monitoring children’s attendance.”

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“Staff place a strong emphasis on developing children’s speech and language
skills.”

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“Children establish strong bonds with the nursery’s staff.”

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“All children, including those who speak English as an additional language and those with special educational needs and/or disabilities, make good progress.”

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“Children have consistently positive attitudes to their learning and keep trying.”

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“Children behave courteously at the table and demonstrate high levels of confidence in social situations.”

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“Children know what makes them similar and different and learn to respect and appreciate diversity in the wider community.”

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“Younger children learn the names of objects and match animals to the sounds that they make.”

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“Babies confidently explore. They choose to join in activities with two-year-old children.”

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“Staff engage children in small-group activities that focus on
reducing gaps in their communication and language.”

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“Staff support children’s independence excellently.”

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“Staff ask children questions about their play and children respond appropriately.”

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“Childrens behaviour and their attitudes to earning are outstanding.”

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“Parents appreciate the support and ideas to help them to continue their
children’s learning at home.”

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“Staff use sign language and pictures when communicating with children to help those less able to understand.”

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“Staff accurately identify aspects of children’s development where they need additional help and implement targeted support.”

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“Staff discuss healthy eating and children develop a strong understanding
of the importance of healthy lifestyles on their physical well-being.”

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“Children settle quickly on arrival.“

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“Staff have consistently high expectations of children.”

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“The manager and staff monitor children’s
progress successfully.”

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“The enthusiastic manager successfully leads a motivated, well-qualified team of staff.”

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“Children learn what is acceptable, and how some behaviour can upset and hurt their friends.”

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“Staff prepare healthy food on site and children eat heartily.”

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“Children display keen interests in their play and are eager to join in.”

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“Leaders work
very closely with parents to promote children’s attendance and place the utmost importance on children’s welfare. “

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“Staff skilfully support children to manage their feelings and to teach them right from wrong.”

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“Children demonstrate high levels of confidence as they move around the nursery to explore the wide range of resources accessible to them.“

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“Staff introduce a word of the week and a book of the week, which helps to thoroughly embedded children’s knowledge and understanding.”

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