Jumpers! Nursery is now open again Monday to Friday from 8.00am – 5.00pm for children from 6 months to 5 years.
To ensure the safety of all, the numbers of children attending Jumpers! Nursery will be limited for the time being. This will enable us to implement safe social distancing measures and other safety features.
We are following advice from local commissioners and falling in line with government information provided to schools, in particular the guidance for schools, colleges and local authorities on maintaining educational provision.
Jumpers! Nursery - an overview.
Jumpers! Nursery gives your child the very best in day care between 8 am and 5 pm daily. We have a varied programme of play and activities to promote your child’s learning and development.
There are three separate rooms for the children. Ladybirds caters for babies and young toddlers aged 6 months to 2 years, while older toddlers aged 2 to 3 are in Bumblebees and then preschoolers aged 3-5 are in Butterflies. There’s lots of secure outdoor space to play, in fact we have over 400 square metres with a climbing frame, hobbit house and an all weather surface, There are trips to the local park and messy activities that your child will adore, while the very little ones have creative, engaging activities to enjoy. At Jumpers! Nursery, our staff are experienced and qualified and we’ve held an Investors in People accreditation for over 10 years.
FAQs and information for parents/carers about Jumpers! Nursery.
Yes, if we have availability. This will be charged as an extra day and recorded as such on your invoice.
Yes, we charge the full rate for all Bank Holidays.
No, funding is available the term after your child’s 3rd birthday. If your child is 3 in October 2020, your free entitlement will commence in January 2021.
The current ratio as stipulated in the Early Years Foundation Stage 2017 is:
- Under 2’s-1:3
- 2-3 year olds-1:4.
- 3-5 year olds-1:8
Yes, we close for 2 days per calendar year. We do not charge for these days.
No, staff cannot babysit for customers
However, we have a purpose-built kitchen attached to our onsite café, Y Lounge. The food is delivered just prior to being served and staff record the temperature of all food.
Yes, each room have a large designated garden area. The children spend time outside each day participating in a range of activities such as climbing, balancing, using loose parts to construct and plant seeds to name but a few.
Yes, twice each calendar year. Parents’ have an opportunity to meet with their child’s key person, and discuss their development in-depth.
Yes, we are part of the Ealing Partnership. All staff attend training events delivered by Ealing and have access to the Ealing Grid for Learning.
Yes, we have a number of events to which parents are invited-Sports Day, Nativity, Christmas party
Our staff hold various childcare qualifications such as NNEB, Level 3 Early Years Educator, Level 2 and 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s workforce. Level 4 Diploma in Montessori Education and Level 5 in Leadership and Management.
At the end of the day, your child’s key person will feed back information about your child’s day. The key person will feed back information about activities and experiences that your child has participated in.
If the key person is not available, another member of the team will be available to share information with you.
Safeguarding is of paramount importance to us. All staff complete safeguarding training every two years. And also complete online training covering FGM, Child Sexual Exploitation, etc
The setting has a Designated Safeguarding Lead who audits all safeguarding procedures. If you have any concerns or issues, then please speak with the Nursery Manager in the first instance.
We have a secure entry system, only staff can unlock the door from the inside. If a person is unknown to members of staff, they cannot enter the premises. Unauthorised personnel cannot enter the setting.
If you are eligible for 2-year-old funding, you will receive a letter from your Local Authority.
The eligibility is set by the government and is consistent across all Local Authorities
We offer 2-year-old funding during term time for 38 weeks per year.
Further detailed information will be provided during your initial conversation with the Nursery Manager
No, it is each parents’ responsibility to provide nappies, wipes and creams for their child.
Yes, we do offer the 30 hours funding during term time, 38 weeks per year. It is your responsibility to provide your eligibility code via email to the nursery manager. And to update your code as required.
Additional information can be obtained on the government website www.childcarechoices.gov.uk
Invoices will be automatically sent to your personal email address on the 15 of each month for the following month.
We have a nursery admin tool ‘Nursery in a Box’. Once your child starts the setting the Manager will forward you details in relation to registering your details.
Other parents cannot see your personal details. Your login details will be unique to you.
Yes, the minimum period is 2 weeks. This is a gradual process and the first week is free. The additional week will be charged at an hourly rate. Depending on the number of hours’ your child attends each day.
Settling-in is a very important process, it allows your child to form relationships with their peer group/practitioners, get used to their new surroundings and gradually come to accept their detachment from you