Compton Pre-School

Compton Pre-school is a friendly parent committee run pre-school setting in Compton, Berkshire.

We provide a variety of ‘learning through play’ activities and have an informal education policy, which aims to meet the seven areas of learning to prepare children for full-time education.

There are currently 36 children on the roll.

Five permanent staff and two part-time staff members.

A maximum of 24 children per day.

We take children from 2 years.

We are in receipt of funding for the provision of free early education for children aged 2, 3 and 4 years old.

Open during term time only; every week day from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm

Good Ofsted rating.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Louise Somerville
Contact Position
Manager
Telephone
01635579171
E-mail
preschoolcompton@hotmail.co.uk
Website
www.comptonpreschool.co.uk

Where to go

Name
Compton Preschool
Address
Compton Preschool
Burrell Road
Compton
Newbury
Postcode
RG20 6NP

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£14.85 per session
£29.70 per day
Details
£14.85 per half day session and £29.70 for full day session. Costs are reviewed annually.

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision
Yes
Details
Access ramps into garden and into building

Special Needs

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Autistic spectrum
Severe dietary needs
General Special Needs
Developmental delay
Genetic conditions
Dietary needs
Milk intolerance
Speech and Language difficultie
Language impairment
Food Allergies
Communication problems
SENCO
Vegetarian
Serious allergy
Hearing Impairment
Hydrocephalus
Autism
Hayfever
Allergies
Non food allergies
Asthma
Learning difficulties
Eczema
Emotional needs
Details
Varied. Have arranged 1:1 helper for child.

Dietary Needs

Has Provision
Yes
Details
Parents donate food for mid morning snack. Parents provide packed lunch boxes for lunch times.

Cultural Provisions

Has Provision
Yes
Details
Under our equal opportunities policy we aim to involve cultural diversity and try to welcome all.

Childcare Information

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
Details
Two year vacancies - Mon morning - 1, Mon afternoon - 1 Tues morning - 1, Tues afternoon - 1 Wed morning - 2, Wed afternoon - 2 Thurs morning - 3, Thurs afternoon -3 Fri morning - 2, Fri afternoon - 2 Three/Four year vacancies - Mon morning - 2, Mon afternoon - 6 Tues morning - 2, Tues afternoon - 4 Wed morning - 1, Wed afternoon - 7 Thurs morning - 2, Thurs afternoon - 7 Fri morning - 2, Fri afternnon - 9
Date updated
11/07/2019
Vacancy range(s)
Vacancy range(s)
PlacesStart AgeEnd Age
1 2 2
5 3 5

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
2 year old funding

30 Hours Extended Entitlements

Are you intending to provide 30 Hours?
Yes
Are you registered to provide 30 Hours?
Yes
30 Hour Partner Summary
We provide all 30 hours so do not have a 30 hours partner. 

Waiting List

Do you have a waiting list?
No

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 9.00 15.00
Tuesday 9.00 15.00
Wednesday 9.00 15.00
Thursday 9:00 15.00
Friday 9.00 15.00

School Pickups

Offers pickups

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
507897
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
27/11/2017Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
03/07/2014Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
11/01/2012Inspection (Early Years Register)Satisfactory
17/02/2011Inspection (Early Years Register)Inadequate 1
24/05/2007IntegratedSatisfactory

Local Offer

Description

Compton Pre-school is a friendly parent committee run pre-school setting in Compton, Berkshire.

We provide a variety of ‘learning through play’ activities and have an informal education policy, which aims to meet the seven areas of learning to prepare children for full-time education.

There are currently 36 children on the roll.

Five permanent staff and two part-time staff members.

A maximum of 24 children per day.

We take children from 2 years.

We are in receipt of funding for the provision of free early education for children aged 2, 3 and 4 years old.

Open during term time only; every week day from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm

Good Ofsted rating.

Contact Name
Louise Somerville
Contact Telephone
01635 579171
Contact Email
preschoolcompton@hotmail.co.uk
SEN Provision Type
Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, Medical, Specific Literacy Difficulties, Speech & Language Difficulties, Behavioural, Emotional & Social Difficulties, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Physical Disability, Hearing Impairment, Moderate Learning Difficulties, Severe Learning Difficulties, Visual Impairment
Local Offer Age Bands
1 to 4

Early Years Private, Voluntary & Independent Settings

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

Through observation, key persons & practitioners work together supported by our SENCO. We work closely with parents & work alongside other professionals to support individual children.

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

We work closely with parents, ensuring that we create and maintain a positive partnership with you. We ensure that parents are informed at all stages of the assessment, planning, provision and review of your childs education. We also provide information on sources of independent advice and support.

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

Your childs special educational needs will be taken into account by involving them in all stages of the EYFS curriculum taking into account their levels of ability.

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

As a setting we use a system of planning, implementing, monitoring, evaluating and reviewing individual educational plans IEPs which enables us to adapt the EYFS curriculum to the childs individual needs to provide a broad, balanced and differential curriculum.

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

We will raise awareness of any specialism training needed to support individual needs and source and provide in-service training for practitioners, parents and volunteers.

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

We continually liaise closely with parents and other professionals ensuring through continued open communication all stages of development are assessed and reviewed.

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

We will carry out a risk assessment on the activity or trip and adapt where necessary to provide inclusion. We will also ensure the key person relationship is maintained and the well-being of the child and their disability is taken into consideration & continually asses activities for age and ability appropriateness and differentiate for each individual child accordingly.

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

Our setting is accessible as it has a flat tarmac path leading from a car parking area into the gate of our setting, where a slope provides an entry to the preschool door and double doors which allows wide access into the room which is on one level.

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

We provide support by liaising with other professionals involved with the childs special educational needs this includes a connection with transfer arrangements to other settings and school.

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

We monitor and review our Special Educational Needs policy annually we ensure its effectiveness by collecting information from a range of sources eg SAPP reviews, staff and management meetings, parental and external agencys views, inspections and complaints. We also provide a complaints procedure.

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

Parents can register their child by putting forward their name on an application form which will go on a waiting list and it will be a first come first serve order taking into account the vicinity of home to setting and siblings already attending.

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

Our setting has a SENCO officer and the details are displayed on our notice board, website. The SENCO officer will be the first point of contact. They will collect, monitor and review any feedback. Staff and management will make any necessary adjustments to improve any procedures where deemed necessary.

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