Our staff are recruited using our 'Safer Recruitment Policy' where they are fully checked and all have relevant childcare qualifications and experience to deliver the highest standards of care and education to your child. When it comes to the quality of our staff and training, no corners are cut.
We are committed to investing in our staff to create highly qualified and committed "Early Years Educators" In 2016 we achieved our "Investors in People" accreditation of which we are enormously proud.
The Managers also undergo specific training in Leadership and Management. The Managers are required to continue in their development either through continuing on to the degree or through training that is provided through the local authority.
Deputy Managers are encouraged to train in First Line Management.
All room Leaders hold Level 3 NVQ qualification or above or have a degree in Childcare and are given the opportunity to undertake Team Leader training which add to the support and smooth running of the Nursery on a daily basis.
Staff regularly attend training for specific areas of development organised by the Local Authority, as well as practitioner forums which offer the opportunity to discuss current sector issues with other settings in the locality.
Regular room meetings are held between smaller staff teams along with a monthly staff meeting offering opportunities to update legislation and training knowledge to the whole staff team.
Termly In-house training sessions are conducted ensuring that the whole staff team continue to work towards the same ethos and understanding of best practice.
We are the only independent nursery in Peterborough to have gained the prestigious "Investors in People" award in 2016
"Staff work closely with parents to meet the needs of children, including those who speak English as an additional language and where there maybe developmental concerns. Parents speak very positively of the changes made in the nursery over the last year and say they can really see a difference for their children."