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The Nursery Environment

Kingfisher Day Nurseries Derby and Nottingham!
Welcome to our nurseries!

Thank you for enquiring about one of our nurseries. We are a small group of day nurseries aiming to provide the highest quality care for your child with our dedicated team of professionals.

The Nursery Environment

All our children are based in age banded rooms to ensure we can meet their needs. Children follow the Early Years Foundation Stage which ensures they are learning through play, tailored to their individual needs and development. Our rooms are large, bright and airy and offer a wide range of activities on a daily basis i.e. creative play, sand, water, imaginative and construction areas, along with quieter areas for relaxation and concentration. There are also well stocked outdoor areas.

Meals

Our nurseries provide a range of nutritious meals to meet your child’s daily requirements. All meals are cooked on the premises using fresh produce wherever possible. Please see our menu’s displayed in nursery for further details.

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Staff

Our nurseries have experienced and well qualified staff teams which go far beyond the basic OFSTED requirements. Several staff have obtained or are working towards a degree in Early Years Education to enable us to offer a higher standard of care and education and keep up to date with current theories in practice.

Opening Hours

We are open 7.30am-6.00pm, Monday to Friday, except Bank Holidays and one week at Christmas

Outdoor Environment

We offer a full curriculum outside as well as inside. Children are given the opportunity for large physical activities including climbing, cars and bikes, trampolines, ball games etc. They are also encourages to develop their senses and understanding of the environment through sensory activities, growing, and wet weather play. With parents permission we also explore the local environment.

Social Events

Each of our nurseries are a community in themselves. We see parents and other family members as an imports part of this community. Our nurseries hold special events throughout the year to meet together and share your child’s ‘nursery years’. These events include family fun days, parents evenings, grandparent’s tea party, parent partnerships weeks, Christmas shows etc.