So you’re interested in Cherubs Mansfield Woodhouse? Let Nursery Manager, Rebecca tell you more about it…
Cherubs Mansfield Woodhouse is a large nursery, housed in two beautiful Grade II listed buildings. There are regular bus and train links into Mansfield, the surrounding areas and further afield and direct access to the A60, which means it’s great to both local and commuting parents alike.
When it comes to Ofsted I’m proud to say that we have maintained our Ofsted “Outstanding” rating for a while now. In our most recent Ofsted inspection, which took place on 18th August 2016, Ofsted Inspector, Tracy Hopkins praised the nursery saying “teaching is inspirational and consistently of a very high quality. Staff are highly responsive in meeting all children’s individual needs. Moreover, children’s creativity is enriched as they express themselves freely in imaginative play and creative activities.” If you would like to read more, please download the report here.
We have a very well-established team here at Cherubs Mansfield Woodhouse. Many of my colleagues have been here for years and it’s great to see the same smiley faces everyday. It’s great for us and even better for the children as it means that they are able to build strong bonds with the childcare team, enhancing their time at nursery. All our childcare team are DBS checked and training towards accredited qualifications. We also train the entire team in Paediatric First Aid and Safe Guarding, the children’s safety and welfare is paramount and we know, first hand, that there can be no compromise on this.
Finally, a little more about me. I have been with Cherubs Nurseries since 2001 and have progressed to where I am today, after starting as an Apprentice Nursery Practitioner. It really has been one fantastic journey and it makes me so proud to see how far the nursery has come over the past 18 years. I have always worked within the childcare sector and could not imagine myself doing anything else. Thinking about my qualifications, I hold a Level 5 in Management, Level 2 in Adult Mental Health and have also completed my Paediatric First Aid. I am also the SENDCO for Cherubs Mansfield Woodhouse and am currently working towards my Level 2 in Child Mental Health.
There is so much more I would love to tell you about our nursery. However, nothing beats coming to view the nursery for yourself. With that being said, I would like to invite you to come for a show round at your leisure to see what makes us so special.
Rebecca Lee - Nursery Manager
Monday – Friday
7:30am - 6:00pm
Our baby suite is a unique environment tailor made to stimulate very young minds as they begin to explore the world. Designed based on the latest Baby Brain research the baby suits are the perfect environment for your child.
Our toddler suite invites our young inquisitive and enthusiastic children to join in with the carefully planned and organised exciting activities throughout the day, all within a purpose built environment. There is real focus on providing lots of physical adventures as well as opportunities for quiet time, creative time and role play. Our open door policy encourages parents to pop in at any time.
Our Pre-School is a large and open environment where children are free to make their own choices. There are numerous activity areas and resources are stored at child-level so that children can lead their own play.
Our children love the large garden complete with bespoke outdoor learning environments. The unique space has been created in consultation with our children and is based on the latest research.
Inside Play Area with Ball Pond
Hugely popular with all children, our nursery features a large inside play area with a ball pond.
Our nursery provides the opportunity for our children to experience forestry style experiences right outside the door. These experiences provide children with the opportunity to discover the natural environment, play within it and share fun times with their friends hiding, building and exploring.
The next Bill Gates? Our nursery features the latest IT facilities for children to play and learn on. From our tablet tables to computers, Children are able to use these facilities as an essential learning resource, helping to equip them for the technological world we live in.
We know how important it is for children to eat a healthy balanced diet. This is why our nursery has a dedicated chef who develops nutritionally balanced meals for your child to enjoy and help them start good eating habits.
Our football coaching is hugely popular. Provided by local professionals, the weekly sessions for children offer a high energy, age-appropriate introduction to physical activity through football.
Blossom Educational Software
Blossom allows the childcare team to effectively track your child’s learning journey, electronically, via iPads. You can view this, at any time, and contribute via the parents smartphone app.
Step Ahead Kids’ Club
Our Step Ahead Kids’ Club runs multi-activity and action-packed clubs throughout the School holidays. From days out at Alton Towers to our famous Chocolate Parties, children come back year after year!
Food for thought
Our seasonal menus are nutritionally balanced and varied, which allows the children to experience a wide variety of flavours and textures. As for standards we expect a lot from ourselves and so can you. Our kitchen is regularly expected by the Food Standards Agency, where we have been praised for our high standards. We’re also proud to cater for children with special dietary needs including allergies, intolerances and cultural preferences.
31st May 2021
As Monday 31st May is a Bank Holiday, nursery will not be open.
30th August 2021
As Monday 30th August is a Bank Holiday nursery will not be open.
3rd May 2021
As Monday 3rd May is a Bank Holiday, nursery will not be open.
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