December 11, 2017

St Joseph’s Day Nursery

We are a day nursery situated in Aldershot and offer high quality care and education for children aged 3 months to 4 years. Open from 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday term time only we provide both full day and sessional care.

 

Our Range of Childcare Services in Aldershot

We provide a complete childcare solution whilst recording, monitoring and enhancing children’s development in all areas of learning. We offer a range of messy, creative and educational activities, while encouraging children’s independence and social skills. We have a large, well equipped outside area that maximises children’s learning. We encourage children to explore and take risks under adult supervision. We have an established organic garden in which the children grow and harvest their own fruit and vegetables. Located within the grounds of St Joseph’s school, we are fortunate to be able to access the schools facilities which include: the library, music room, ICT suite, PE halls, school fields and outside areas. We have an established nursery curriculum which supports all childrens development at their own pace

In our Little Angels room we provide a stimulating environment for babies from 3 months old. We help nurture, care and enhance children’s development through a range of fantastic activities and resources. Our Little Treasures/Saints room caters for children aged 2 to 4 years. We offer a fun educational environment where children develop through child initiated play. Little saints (our pre-school aged children) are introduced to early phonics and their social and independence skills encouraged in preparation for school.

Why Choose St Josephs For Your Childcare in Aldershot ?

  • All our staff are qualified to a minimum N.V.Q. level 3 so you can have peace of mind that your child is being supervised by suitably qualified staff.
  • We have two trained special educational needs coordinators who ensure the inclusion of children with additional needs and all staff have food hygiene, first aid and advanced child protection qualifications.
  • We maintain excellent staff to children ratios which means that we can give your child personal attention at all times. We have a parent car park immediately outside the school grounds so you can quickly and easily drop-off and collect your child.

Meet our staff

The cornerstone of any great nursery is the quality of its staff and its something we take very seriously. All of our staff are highly qualified, to find out more about them access our Staff page:

Facilities

As we are based on campus of a primary school not only do we have amazing facilities but we are able to use the great facilities at St Josephs catholic primary School

Facilities used cover all areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum physical, personal, social, and emotional development, communication, language and literacy, knowledge and understanding of the world and expressive arts and design.

  • Halls, Early Years playground, school field. Moving freely in open spaces, using school apparatus helps develop children’s gross motor skills, awareness and negotiation of space, and turn taking.
  • Music room opportunity to experiment with a wide range of musical instruments.
  • Library access to a wide range of books and special story time promoting communication, language and literacy skills.
  • Language lab, phonic sessions a method of teaching children the relationship between written letters of the alphabet and the sounds of spoken language.
  • Constant counting opportunities promoted during play throughout the day.
  • Community room cooking activities promoting healthy eating and developing communication and language with discussions about ingredients used. Turn taking and realisation of tools and their purpose with the development of fine motor skills when mixing, cutting and manipulating.
  • School dinner hall lunches can be purchased for children (aged 3 years and over only). The children experience eating lunch with the school children and choose their own menu according to parent wishes.

Parent Quotes July 2017.

‘Words can’t express how well the staff have supported Riley since he started and it is amazing how much he has been growing. Thanks so much!’ Mrs Jones.

‘Elsie has loved her time here. Thank you for the opportunities to visit (sports day, graduation and parents evening too), all very helpful. Have a good rest Mrs King-Evans.

‘Thank you for all the hard work you all do. My children are well looked after and happy here’ Mrs Ellis-Davies.

‘Really reassuring getting him ready for school’. Mrs Blackwood.

‘Neve, Freya and myself absolutely love this nursery. I can’t praise it enough. Thank you. Mrs Morgan.

‘Such a lovely nursery with friendly staff, Alfie loves it’ Mr Reynolds.

‘loved the nursery, loved all the staff. Olivia had a great time here, very much well prepared for school. Mrs Heron.

‘Lovely nursery, Immy just loves her time here! Thank you. Mr & Mrs Austin.

‘Brill nursery, amazing staff. Stanley thoroughly enjoys himself and has learnt so much. Thank you. Miss Ruocco.

Sessions and Term

We have very competitive rates and pride ourselves on being the most affordable childcare in the locality. Rates are dependent on age and take up. Please contact us for full terms and conditions.

Fees

Competitive prices please call for details

Sessions Half day (morning session)                  8.00am – 12.00 midday

(afternoon session)                                1.00pm – 5.00pm

Full day                                                    8.00am – 5.00pm
  • Parents provide lunch, healthy snacks, nappies and wipes.
  • Lunches available to 3 year olds at an additional cost booked with the school admin.
  • Fresh fruit and milk are provided and a water fountain is available at all times to children.

To Register

Please download and read these forms:

For our Privacy notice: Please click the link : privacy-notice-nursery-preschool

How to apply for a place

Simply call 01252 350583 and arrange an appointment.

If you would just like to see our Terms and Conditions then please click on the link below:

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You can contact Miss Fitzgerald our Nursery manager directly: nursery@st-josephs.hants.sch.uk

PLEASE NOTE : ACCEPTANCE OF A PLACE IN THE DAY NURSERY DOES NOT AUTOMATICALLY MEAN THAT YOUR CHILD WILL BE GIVEN A PLACE AT ST. JOSEPH’S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL.