Welcome to Little Carne, our nursery class at Tregony Community Primary School.
Our children are warmly welcomed into our large classroom tailored to the needs of our 2-4 year olds by Nursery Manager - Emily Wood, Deputy Manager - Mickaela Tidball and Preschool Assistants - Jo Macrae, Kirsty Marriott and Jess Smith.
The children enjoy playing in our beautiful home corner and getting creative in our craft and painting stations. They are encouraged to explore our maths area and 'messy play' zone and they can relax on a beanbag and enjoy a story in the calm corner. Our children are lucky enough to have an extensive construction area with wooden blocks of a variety of size and shape as well as a wide selection of small world resources to create their own imaginative play.
Playdough is made weekly with the children and they can enjoy this activity every day with a range of loose parts and playdough tool to build on their fine motor skills. Water play is also available daily in and out of the nursery.
Our nursery has recently undergone a vast outdoor renovation with a brand new outdoor provision. The children can now work on their physical and sensory development in an all weather sand shed, trike and bike track, climbing frame, bridge and tunnel, outdoor construction area with pulleys, wooden blocks, stones and exploratory stations. Our mud kitchen is very popular along with our developing sensory garden. There is also water play with a selection of resources as well as daily outdoor mark making available too. Our outdoor provision is an extension of our nursery classroom and we offer free flow between them both throughout the day.
We also offer regular farm school visits at the Roseland Community Farm, as well as weekly cooking classes, Forest School sessions, PE lessons, RE and PSED (personal, social and emotional development) circle time activities and yoga classes.
Our curriculum is skills based, where key skills will be mapped and worked on with all the children. Children are observed and assessed against these skills to ensure all are progressing.
We offer child led investigations, where activities are planned and provided for based on the children's interests. We explore through our senses, learn about how things work, life cycles of animals or plants, our families, bodies and communities and the natural world through these investigations.
Our provision is aimed at self directed play. Children have access to a wide range of resources and are able to select what they need to facilitate their own ideas. Our resources have been carefully selected to encourage open ended play so the possibilities are endless. The choice is theirs with our open ended, child led ethos.
We are open from 8:40 - 3.00pm for children 2 years and over, with half day sessions available from 9- 12:30pm or 12:30 - 3.00pm
All day sessions cost £28.00, with morning sessions costing £15.00 or afternoon sessions costing £13.00 per day. These are to be paid in full half termly.
Our children also have access to healthy hot school meals at a daily charge of £2.41 and two healthy snacks are provided free of charge.
We offer both 15 and 30 hour funded places for eligible children aged 2, 3 and 4 years.
We welcome visits for perspective parents and offer personalised settling sessions, tailored to your child's needs.
We look forward to meeting you at Little Carne Nursery.