From 07:30 to 18:00 Mon - Fri
Cares for children aged
0 - 5 years
Welcome to our nursery...
At The Edinburgh Nursery the experience of our staff and their length of service with the company is something of which we are incredibly proud. We are confident that as a parent you will value the stability and knowledge of our practitioners and the skills they bring to your child's Early Years education and care. We are committed to staff development and CPD training and all our staff are registered with the Scottish Social Services Council. Registration ensures staff’s professionalism, enthusiasm and genuine interest in the development and promotion of quality childcare.
Our Nursery caters for 46 children aged 6 weeks to 3 years and is split in to 3 groups Cocoons 6 weeks to 18 months, Caterpillars 18 months to 24 months both these groups work on a 1:3 staff ratio and Butterflies 2-3 years and this is a 1:5 staff ratio. We provide a very secure home from home environment for our youngest children. We aim to provide a very supportive and gentle environment where children can be introduced to their first social experiences away from home. We follow the Pre-birth to three curriculum and we record progress, planning and milestones through children's Individual Personal Learning Journals which you can download as an app on your mobile phone and these are then carried on throughout their time at the setting. We enjoy going out for walks in the local community and visiting local parks. We have a buggy shed that is situated in the nursery garden just next to nursery 3.
Our Nursery caters for 15 children aged 2-4 years we follow Prebirth to three Curriculum and the Curriculum for Excellence. We welcome children from nursery 2 who gain automatic enrolment but also new families who are keen to explore preschool education in the term after their child's 3rd birthday. Our Nursery has 2 playrooms and has free flow access to the nursery garden where the children love to explore in all weathers.
Our nursery caters for 27 children ages 3-5 years we work on a 1:8 staff ratio and follow the Curriculum for Excellence. We have 4 different playrooms over 2 floors which Our pre-schoolers gain the confidence to explore their learning at their own pace, with appropriate challenge and support. The children are heavily involved in evaluating their own learning, discussing their thoughts and knowledge, and participating in activities to ensure that they are effective contributors, responsible citizens, confident individuals, and successful learners. We are a partner provider nursery, and we will help you with your application for funding.
Why you'll love our nursery...
We work with the Pre-Birth to Three and Curriculum for Excellence Frameworks.
We are in Partnership with City of Edinburgh Council to provide preschool education. We are inspected by City of Edinburgh Council each year to ensure continuity of Quality Education and High Standards.
We are inspected by the Care Inspectorate bi annually our registration number with them is CS2019372991.
Our Nurseries use Learning Journals to record and capture children's learning, involvement in the world around them and to share planned activities and the breadth and depth of our curriculum with parents.