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The Play People - York Gardens Nursery

Our nursery is located within the Children’s Centre in York Gardens, Battersea and has 2 play rooms and a wonderful, large outdoor space. We support children’s learning and development through their play in a caring and supportive environment. Our highly qualified and experienced team helped the nursery to secure their ‘OUTSTANDING’ rating in all areas in our latest Ofsted inspection.

If you would like to visit the nursery, that enables access for all children, please contact us to arrange a visit for you and your child. Our nursery manager will show you around, provide you with more information about the nursery and answer all your questions.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Joanna Moran
Contact Position
Manager
Telephone
E-mail
info@theplaypeople.co.uk
Website
www.theplaypeople.co.uk

Where to go

Name
York Gardens Nursery - The Play People
Address
York Gardens Children Centre (In York Gardens Park)
Lavender Road
Clapham Junction
London
Postcode
SW11 2UG
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Notes

The nursery is based in York Gardens Children Centre in a green and leafy open space  located on the corner of Plough Road and York Road, Battersea, SW11. The nursery is surrounded by a big multi-coloured fence next door to a fantastic play ground. Clapham Junction train station is 5 minutes’ walk from the nursery and there is free parking in the surrounding roads. Vehicle access into the park is from Lavender Road.

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£7.50 Per hour
Details
We offer a range of part time and full time options with no additional charges on top of free nursery funding. If your child is eligible for free 15 or 30 hours you pay no additional fees. Please contact the nursery for more information

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision
Yes

Special Needs

Has Provision
Yes
Experience with
Emotional and behavioural difficulties
Emotional, behavioural and social difficulties
Social difficulties
Social development impairment
Emotional&Behavioural difficulties
Emotional needs
Emotional and social difficulties
Speech and language support
Speech and language communication needs
Speech and Language
English as an additional language
Language impairment
Allergies
Language delay
Speech Impairment
Speech delay
Asthma
Aspergers Syndrome
Anaphylaxis
Behavioural Problems
Behavioural Difficulties
Behaviour management
Autism spectrum
Communication development
Challenging Behaviour
Development delay
Communication needs
Details
We support all children with their early learning and have an experienced and qualified staff team who will develop individual plans for children to support them with their develeopment and learning. Our nursery manager is a qualified Special Eductaional Needs Co-ordinator (SENCo) and has repeatedly secured additional funding to provide additional staffing support and resources for children with adidtional requirements.

Dietary Needs

Has Provision
Yes

Cultural Provisions

Has Provision
Yes
Details
The nursery is located in Battersea in London and we welcome and celebrate all children.

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
Yes

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
Yes
2 year old funding
Yes
Notes

Additional 15 Hours (30 Hour Offer)

3- and 4-year-old
Yes
Notes
We welcome all children at the nursery and do not charge any top up fee's to families in receipt of 15 or 30 hours funding. Please contact the nursery for further information.

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday - Friday 9:00am 4:00pm
Facilities
Songs and rhymes
Soft toys
Free play
Soft play area
Foreign Language Books
Garden
Games
Friendly environment
Heuristic play
Story Telling
Healthy Eating
Sports, music and drama lessons
Gardening
ICT area
Tea sets
Tactile play panels
Homecorner
Home cooked food
Toys
Indoor play
Imaginary play areas.
Tents and tunnels
ICT Facilities
Internet Connection
Instruments
Lego
large open plan space
Large garden
Kitchen and cooking
Trampoline
Little people sets
Train tracks
Library visits
Train set
Library
Letters and sounds activities
Making puzzles
Various toys for indoors and outdoors
Low level accessible bridges, platforms, tunnels
Treasure Baskets
Local play park
Messy play
Meeting Rooms
Visits to the park
Maths
Malleable play
Visits and outings
Montessori inspired teaching
Montessori equipment
Wheelchair accessible play facilities
Wheelchair accessible main entrance
Music and movement
Music
Musical instruments
Music with instruments
OFSTED report obtained
Numeracy and literacy area
Numeracy
Out-door play
Open space
Outside Garden
Outings
Outdoor Playspace
Accessible bridgeplatform tunnel
Outdoor play area
A large range of age appropriate toys and activities
Arts and crafts
Painting
Arts
Paddling Pool
Own premises
Activity room
Ball games
Baking
Parks
Basketball
Physical play indoors.
Bookcorner
Board games
Physical development Teacher
Phonics
Bikes
Play equipment indoor and outdoor
CCTV
Buggies
Play area
Bouncy castle
Play
Books
Climbing Frame
Class room
Play house
Christmas concert play
Play Equipment catering for children with physical limitations
Computer
Playground
Playdoh
close to recreational facilities
Cooking and baking
Cooking
Playroom
Construction
PlayHouse
Puzzles
Puppets
Creative play
Creative area
Craft activities
Reading corner
Reading
Dance
Quiet area
Dolls
Doll houses
Regular outings to illustrate theme
Disabled access
Drop-in Facilities
Role play
Dressing up
Equipment for Children With Developmental Disabilities
Science
Schools
Sand play
Educational toys
Sand and water play
Early Learning Goals Teaching
ESOL Classes
Sensory play
EYFS
Shopping
Football
Small world
Sleeping area
Singing
Festivals

School Pickups

Offers pickups
No

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
EY489777
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Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
28/06/2017Inspection (Early Years Register)Outstanding

Last updated: 16 May 2022