Father Christmas could have been excused if he felt a little concerned when he made an early visit to Fisherfield Childcare’s The School House nursery. The children were asked where else they had seen Father Christmas and one little boy confessed said he had eaten him that very morning! Thankfully for Father Christmas, he was […]Read Full Story
Father Christmas took time out from preparing for his trip around the world on Christmas Eve to call in at Fisherfield Childcare’s Sandbrook Park nursery. He brought an early present for each child, but told them that they would have to wait until Christmas Eve for the rest – but only, of course, if they […]Read Full Story
We’re thrilled to report that Middleton Rotary’s Christmas Float – which The Schoolhouse sponsored this year – raised an incredible £5,000. Our sponsorship helped to cover the cost of taking Father Christmas and his float around Middleton during December. Santa’s elves walked with the float, collecting donations as they went, and this year those donations […]Read Full Story
It took three months, many skips stuffed with rubbish and a lot of hard work but the new-look Redvales is now complete. Outside, the woodland area, orchard, hard surface play area, allotment and outdoor kitchen have been enhanced by the addition of a new grassland area with picnic seating, a willow arch and a meandering […]Read Full Story
"Staff have an excellent knowledge and understanding of the children's individual needs and provide a stimulating environment where all children are excited and motivated to learn. Observations of children are consistently used to plan for children's individual next steps in learning."
Linda Shore, Ofsted Inspector
"This provision is outstanding . All practitioners have high aspirations for children's achievement. This means the nursery is exceptional in the way it meets the needs of all children, including those with special educational needs and/or disabilities, and they make very rapid progress towards the early learning goals."
Ofsted inspector Caroline Midgley
"The Staff always make my child feel happy, safe and secure. The Staff are always approachable, welcoming any queries, concerns and often encourage new ideas from parents and children. My daughter often get comments she is lovely and often models herself on the staff."
Scott, Olivia's Dad
"My son, eats food at nursery that he wouldn't / doesn't eat at home. Which is fantastic! I think the other children eating well shows him there something more to this dish than he thinks."
Laura, Austin's mum