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Playgroup is located on the site of the Radcliffe on Trent Infant and Nursery School. It is a purpose designed facility that offers flexible childcare for 2-5 year olds, emphasizing the importance of free play and offering the perfect introduction to education for young children. We follow the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) as set out by the Department for Children, Schools and Families, encompassing the following seven areas:

 

 

Opening hours
We open during school term times and aim to align our INSET days with those of the Infant and Nursery School where possible.
Our session times are as follow and can be taken in any combination to suit you and your child.
  
Breakfast Club 8.00 - 9.00 Tues, Weds, Thurs only
Morning               9:00 – 12.00 
Lunch Club         12.00 – 13:00
Afternoon           13:00 – 16.00
After School    16.00 - 17.00 Tues, Weds, Thurs only
 
Session options
Breakfast Club
Morning only 
Morning with lunch
Afternoon only
Lunch & Afternoon
After School Club
Extended Full day
Standard full day
Time
​8.00 - 9.00
9.00 - 12.00
9.00 - 13.00
1.00 - 16.00
12.00 - 16.00
16.00 - 18.00
8.00 - 17.00
9.00 - 16.00
 
Cost
£6.95
£14.85
£19.80
£14.85
£19.80
£7.95
£49.55
£34.65
 
We operate a take/collection service between ourselves and the Infant School Nursery as follows: 
Morning, lunch and take to nursery

Collect from nursery, lunch, afternoon​
 
9.00 - 12.40

11.45 - 16.00

£18.20 + £2.00 per walk

£21.00 + £2.00 per walk

 

1. Personal, Social and Emotional (PSE)
2. Communication and Language (CL) 
3. Literacy (L)
4. Mathematics (M) 
5. Understanding the World (UW) 
6. Expressive Arts and Design (EAD)
7. Physical Development (PD)

 

 

We are a committee run Playgroup, the committee being made up of parents of Playgroup children. We are a registered charity and as such are non-profit making. We are registered with Ofsted and are a member of the Early Years' Alliance.