In the Moment Planning

At YMCA Day Nursery we have adopted a planning style called “In The Moment Planning.” This planning style allows staff to capture a child’s current interests (they can change so much) and plan activities to develop their interests and learning further. Each child’s interests are tracked on a weekly basis, allowing staff to observe their…

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Pre-schools: Nursery Vs Schools

As your child moves on from their toddler years you may be debating whether to keep them in nursery or move them into a school. As experts in the childcare industry, YMCA Day Nursery staff are often asked for advice on this and find the best way to make an informed decision is to compare…

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Family Support

At YMCA Day Nursery we aim to support our families as well as our children. We believe that this is essential when families may be facing difficult times including concerns about their children, money or housing issues. Our highly experienced and dedicated staff are able to offer support in the form of an Early Help…

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Childcare Funding

YMCA Day Nursery offers 15 and 30 hour funding per week for eligible candidates. The 15 hour funding is available to 2, 3 and 4 year olds. 2 year olds are eligible for 15 hour funding if families are on a low income. This offers parents or guardians the chance to seek work, attend college/training…

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A Day in our Baby Room

Our baby room is a bright and spacious room for our 0-2-year-olds with an adjoining sleep room so that babies are carefully watched over at all times by our experienced staff. The baby room has a loosely structured routine to allow them lots of opportunities to play, explore and learn. Our babies have breakfast from…

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