My son has developed greatly since he started at the nursery a year ago â€“ he can now walk and I believe this has been aided by the staffs encouragement and being around other children his own age
Extremely flexible. Could not do my job without the late opening
She has gained confidence around other children and has learned structure/discipline such as might be required in a classroom environment. She has developed her love of art and crafts
I feel that my daughter benefited from being at the nursery and feel that my son will also benefit. Also the nursery have a number of senior staff members
Here at Maidstone hospital we pride ourselves on the dedication and care that we offer to each individual child. We work closely with Families ensuring children are happy and supported within their development and are given the opportunity to fully flourish to their full potential.
In our Pre-School Room we have ‘Sporty Tots’ on a Tuesday where the children get involved in a range of different sports. On a Thursday we have French Lessons which the children thoroughly enjoy.
We have Wake and Shake initiative within our toddler and Pre-school room which helps to wake your little one up and prepare them for the fun, busy day ahead!
In our under 1 year old room we have Busy Babies which is our new initiative; there are black and white areas to help stimulate the babies brains and a Lilac and Violet area used for a place of relaxation and tranquil space.
Each age group have their own free-flow access into the garden where exciting activities are planned.
Busy Bees won a Silver Award for the ‘Food For Life Catering Service’, please ask to have a look at our exciting and nourishing menus.
We take babies from 3 months old to 5 years of age. Here at Maidstone we offer families extended opening hours between 6.45am-7pm to fit in with your busy schedules. We have our own car park for drop off and collection.
Please come and visit us!
My name is Emily Lacey, I am the Manager at Maidstone Hospital. I work Monday to Friday.
I joined the Maidstone Hospital Nursery in April 2014. I have many years experience working within Early Years. Most recently I was a Senior Manager for Kinder Nurseries which has now become part of Busy Bees.
I am Qualified to NVQ Level 3 in Early Years, Care, Learning and Development and also hold a BTEC Level 3 qualification.
I have always thoroughly enjoyed my job and am looking forward to working with my team, watching every child grow, develop and flourish with us.