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Nursery Manager: Julie Spalding
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Daisy Chain Childcare - Lofthouse Nursery
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Daisy Chain Lofthouse

Daisy Chain Childcare Nursery at Lofthouse est 2008

The Nursery

Daisy Chain Childcare at Lofthouse is a stunning purpose-built nursery set within Lofthouse Children’s Centre. The nursery rooms are well resourced, equipped and spacious; facilities include a fully equipped sensory room, community room and community garden. The childcare premises are designed to cater for young children’s needs with features that actively encourage children’s development. Because we believe children learn best through play, all resources are freely available at child height, encouraging independent play and self-choice.

There are three childcare rooms; a baby unit (Pixies), toddler unit (Imps) and pre-school classroom (Elves).

Each nursery room has its own sheltered outdoor play area designed for the children’s specific ages and stages of development, which allows for all year round outdoor play.

Daisy Chain Childcare at Lofthouse is well established and resourced

Each garden has specific areas of play that include mud kitchens, sand, water, books, sensory, heuristic, role play, imaginary play, construction areas, mark making, maths, music, letters & sounds as well as marked out areas for bikes and scooters.

There is also a small corner greenhouse throughout the spring and summer for growing plants, vegetables and herbs.

We are also extremely fortunate to have access to the Children’s Centre Garden, which allows the children to run around in a much larger area. All our outdoor play areas are secure and separate to that of the schools. We have CCTV cameras monitored by Rodillian Academy’s Facilities Team.

Our staff team

Our well qualified staff team all share a love of working with children and follow a programme of continuous personal development. Each child has a dedicated key person who provides daily feedback on children’s progress and development.

Delicious, nutritious and fresh meals at Daisy Chain Childcare Lofthouse

Our on-site cook provides delicious, nutritious, well-balanced meals from freshly prepared local produce with a 5 weekly rolling menu.  We are proud holders of a 5 Star Food Hygiene rating from the Food Standards Agency (last inspected Sept 15)

Awards

Daisy Chain Childcare was the first private day care company to be accredited with a GOLD award with the Leeds Quality Assurance scheme in 2005, an award endorsed by the Investors in Children kitemark.   Daisy Chain Childcare received the Investors in People accreditation in 2011.  We achieved a Good rating with Ofsted in 2015.

Daisy Chain Childcare at Lofthouse achieved a Good rating with Ofsted in 2015

Opening Hours:

Lofthouse Nursery is open from 8:00am-6:00pm, Monday to Friday, 51 weeks per year (except Public Bank Holidays).

Address

Daisy Chain Childcare at Lofthouse is based within the grounds of Rodillian High School and offers quality childcare for children aged from three months to school age.

Lofthouse Children’s Centre
Longthorpe Lane
Wakefield
WF3 3PS

Telephone: 01924 565466

Nursery Email: julie@daisychainchildcare.com

Fees Include

Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and all snacks.
For babies we provide nappies/wipes, pureed food and cow’s milk.
 Parents to provide formula milk.

Click here for information on funding.

Julie Spalding Portrait

Julie Spalding
Nursery Manager

Hi, I am Julie Spalding and I am the Nursery Manager at the Lofthouse Nursery.

I started working in Childcare in 1980, my childcare background has been Educational, Social Services, home based, overseas and the private sector, which is where I have worked for more than 17 years now. I made the decision from a young age that Childcare was to be my chosen career path, fortunately for me I have had the opportunity to build on my skills, knowledge and experience through working in a variety of diverse and sometimes challenging working environments.

Throughout my career I have been able to take advantage of opportunities and experiences but it is here at Daisy Chain Childcare that I have been able to really put a stamp on developing the nurseries in ensuring we provided the best possible childcare to children and families, which is why I love working here.

Recent Reviews fromDAY NURSERIES LOGO
Education & Childcare

Education and Development for your child is at the core of what we do. Learning through play in a nurturing setting.

Parents as Partners

A key-person will keep you informed. We pride ourselves on communication and working together.

Funding Your Childcare

There are numerous funding options that could be available to you. We'll advise which are suitable for you.

Parents are made welcome and suitable information is collected
and shared regularly with them to ensure children’s care is consistent

OFSTED ALL LOGOS

Rothwell 2011 • Kool Kids 2015

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Upcoming Events

Postponed - Mums Social Pamper Night
17-06-16 - Father's Day Penalty Shoot Out
22-07-16 - Healthy Body Happy Me Week
05-08-16 - Sports Day & Graduation

29-07-16 - Sports Day & Graduation
01-08-16 - Yorkshire Day

20-07-16 - School Leaver's Parents Evening
12-08-16 - Sports Day & Graduation
31-10-16 - Halloween Party

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