Rainbows Childcare Ltd

Last updated: 08/07/2022

Purpose built spacious Nursery and Pre school on the site of the John O'Gaunt School, Priory Road, Hungerford.

Beautiful large garden and outdoor play area

Lovely resources for play and learn

Flexible start and finish times and meal options

Affordable costs for parents

LA Grant Funding accepted

Fully qualified and experienced staff

Safe off road drop off and pick up


Who to contact

Contact Name
Michele Murphy
Contact Position
01488 683 545

Where to go

Rainbows Childcare Ltd
John O'Gaunt School
Priory Road
RG17 0AN

Other Details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£6.00 Pre school fee per hour
£30.00 Pre school Fee Registration fee
£70 Nursery under 3 per day
£50 Nursery Registration fee
£8.50 per hour for under 3yr olds per hour
Pre school - Children can bring a packed lunch or can have a hot meal for a small cost of £3.80 a lunch
All children under 3yr olds have lunch provided


Age Ranges
Other notes

Rainbows Childcare caters for children with additional needs and disabilities. 

Inclusion Information

Dietary Needs

Has Provision
Experience with
Our resident cook provides a freshly cooked lunch and tea each day and works closely with parents to ensure each child's special dietary requirements are met.

Childcare Information


Immediate vacancies
Our baby, toddler and Pre-school room all have vacancies
Date updated
Vacancy range(s)
Vacancy range(s)
PlacesStart AgeEnd Age
10 3 5
10 0 3

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
2 year old funding

30 Hours Extended Entitlements

Are you registered to provide 30 Hours?
30 Hour Partner Summary
We don't have a partnership with any other setting.

Waiting List

Do you have a waiting list?

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 07.45 18.00
Tuesday 07.45 18.00
Wednesday 07.45 18.00
Thursday 07.45 18.00
Friday 07.45 18.00

School Pickups

Offers pickups

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
24/09/2018Inspection (Early Years Register)Good

Local Offer


Purpose built spacious nursery  on the site of the John O'Gaunt School, Priory Road, Hungerford

Beautiful large garden and outdoor play area

Lovely resources for play and learn

Flexible start and finish times and meal options

Affordable costs for parents

LA Grant Funding accepted

Qualified staff and good ratios in rooms

Fully qualified and experianced staff

Safe off road drop off and pick up


Contact Name
Michele Murphy
Contact Telephone
01488 683545
Contact Email
SEN Provision Type
Medical, Specific Literacy Difficulties, Speech & Language Difficulties, Behavioural, Emotional & Social Difficulties, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Physical Disability, Hearing Impairment, Moderate Learning Difficulties, Visual Impairment
Local Offer Age Bands
0 to 1
1 to 4
Needs Level

Early Years Private, Voluntary & Independent Settings

1: How does the setting identify children with additional needs or SEND?

We have SENCO person who is responsible for working and identifying children with addtional needs or SEND. We work very closely with parents and other professionals to assist the child to achieve their best. Observations are taken and parents are invited to dicuss any concerns they have themselves.

2: How will I be informed / consulted about the ways in which my child is being supported?

All parents have a handover when they pick up their child. Parents are actively encouraged to be part of the ethos of the Nursery and Pre school. Parent partnership is very strong and parents will know in which area their child is being supported from their learning journeys and parents evenings, and daily handover's.

3: How will the setting adapt the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum for my child's needs?

Each child will have their needs met through the planning at the Nursery and Pre school as each child has a voice. The qualified staff will see within the planning where a child's learning needs to be nurtured and developed. Through different activities and events the children are kept busy and become school ready by the time they are going to school.

4: What teaching strategies does the setting use for children with additional needs or learning difficulties?

Where children with addtional needs are in the setting the staff will work along side both parents and other professionals and will regard the information on the childs SAPP to achieve the best positive outcome for the child

5: What additional support does the setting provide for children with additional needs or SEND?

Resources Qualified staff who have worked with EHC and SAPP forms The Nursery and Pre school are all on one level, with easy access for wheel chairs and walkers Staff work closely with other professional within SENCO

6: How will the setting monitor my child's progress and how will I be involved in this?

Learning journeys Planning Next steps Parent evenings

7: How do you ensure children with additional needs or SEND can be included in the same activities as other children, including trips?

All children and adults are welcome into our setting regadless of religion,race,means or abilty

Our setting recognises that children have a wide range of needs, which differ from time to time.

We ensure that all children are treated as equals and are encoraged to take part in every aspect of our setting.

When outings are being organised all children will be included

We will promote positve images of those with addtional needs.

8: How accessible is the building for children with mobility difficulties / wheelchair users?

Very accessible

We are all on one level and all children can have access to the garden.

The preschool has large rooms so access is easier for children to move around.

9: How will you support my child's transition to a new setting or school?

We have good relationships with the local schools in the area and have supported teachers coming into the setting to meet the children and see how confident they are and talk about being school ready (something we pride ourselves on)

10: How does the setting assess the overall effectiveness of its SEN provision and how can parents / carers take part in this evaluation?

We work hard in our overall effectiveness and working along side children with additional ;needs.

It is important that parents and carers have a voice with us and can fill in feedback sheets and talk to the staff involved

11: Who should I contact if I am considering registering for a place at the setting?

Michele Murphy Childcare Manager

Sandra Leslie - Deputy Childcare Manager

01488 683545

12: What arrangements does the setting have for feedback from parents / carers, including compliments and complaints?

We have a handover every night, we have a complaints folder where all; complaints are logged and then dealt with

This is dealt within a certain time frame and then is signed off if both parents are happy with the outcome

Compliments are always welcomed .

Quality checks

  • DBS check

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