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Little Explorers

Little Explorers is a full day care nursery offering care and education for children aged from 3 months up until they join reception class at the age of 4 years old. We have three rooms, Caterpillars, Cocoons and Butterflies and each room has open access to their own designated gardens. We are open from 8am to 6pm for 50 weeks per year. We have a designated sleep room, as well as a sensory room.

 Address
Somerford Children's Centre
Draper Road
Somerford
Christchurch
Dorset
Postcode
BH23 3AS
 Telephone
01202 480733
 E-mail
littleexplorers@bcpcouncil.gov.uk
Childcare Type:
Day Nursery
Provision Type:
Childcare on non-domestic premises
Overall limit on childcare numbers:
44
Eligible to take 2, 3 & 4 Year Old Entitlement
Yes
Facilities:
Pets
Outdoor Play Area/Garden
Separate Sleeping Area
Baby Changing Facilities
Visits and Outings
Times Available:
Monday 08:00-18:00
Tuesday 08:00-18:00
Wednesday 08:00-18:00
Thursday 08:00-18:00
Friday 08:00-18:00
Availability:
All Year Round
School Holiday Only
Age:
From 0 years  3 months to 4 years  11 months.
Costs:
Contact provider directly for costs
Other Costs:
Cost per session £23.25 (0-2yr) £22.25 (2-3yr) £21.25 (3-4yr) Cost per day £45.00 (0-2yr) £43.00 (2-3yr) £41.00 (3-4yr) We provide care for children and families whom are entitled to 2 3 and 4 year old funding and those wishing to fee pay. Parents can use their early education funding entitlement Monday to Friday from 8am to 1pm or 1pm to 6pm - funding can be taken in blocks of 5 hours. We offer both term time and stretched funding for 2 3 and 4 year olds. We offer 30 hour funded entitlement.
Vacancy Information:
Please ring the nursery for up to date information on places available.
No of vacancies:
0
Caters for Special Diets:
We will cater for all dietary requirements
Referral Procedure:
Please contact the nursery on 01202 221351
Languages Spoken:
English

SEN and Disabilities Service Description

We provide equal opportunities for all children whom access the nursery. We frequently work with a range of supporting professionals to ensure that your child meets their full potential, this includes The Family Partnership Zone, Speech and Language Therapists, Portage, Community Paediatrician team, Health Visitor, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Educational Psychologists, and Hearing and Vision Support Services. We have experience of working with speech and language difficulties, allergies, autism, behavioural concerns, global development delay and some medical needs. Please feel free to call the nursery to discuss your individual needs where we would be happy to assist.

Are your staff DBS Approved?
Yes
Do you have a First Aid Policy?
Yes
Do you have Public Liability Insurance?
Yes
Recognised As (Scheme):
2 Year Old Early Education Provider
30 Hours Free Childcare Provider
Tax Free Childcare Provider
3 & 4 Year Old Early Education Provider