Information about nursery places with effect from 23rd March 2020
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Kiddies’ Cabin is a 63 place day nursery in Maidenhead on the site of St Marks Hospital. It has been established since 2006.
The Berkshire Healthcare NHS Nurseries offer high quality care and education, by highly motivated, knowledgeable staffing. The individual needs of children are supported to enable them to reach their full potential.
Our learning environments allow children to explore, initiate their own play and grow as individuals.
Ofsted have rated the nursery as ‘Good’ since its opening up until the most recent inspection in August 2017, please read our latest Ofsted report .
The nursery caters for children aged from 10 months up until 31st August after their 4th birthday. Children are eligible for a school place in a reception class with effect from the September following their 4th birthday.
We are open from 7.30am to 6.00pm 51 weeks a year (the nursery is closed between Christmas and New Year and on all Bank Holidays). The nursery offers full day sessions of 10 hours (please check with the nursery for specific times). There is a minimum attendance of 2 days per week.
The nursery in Maidenhead is housed in a single storey purpose built log cabin which ensures access for all. It has four specific rooms where the children are divided into age groups. The rooms are well equipped with a variety of toys and equipment. The nursery has two spacious outdoor play areas that boast wide open spaces for the children to explore and play. The nursery also has its own kitchen that is 5 star rated by the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. Our nursery cook provides highly nutritious food throughout the day using menus which are based on guidance from an NHS dietician and we are able to cater for each child’s individual dietary needs.
If you would like to enquire regarding the current availability of a place for your child please call the nursery on the telephone number below.
To apply for a place please complete an application form.
Address: Kiddies' Cabin
St Marks Hospital
112 St Marks Road
Opening times: 7.30am - 6.00pm
Nursery manager: Leigh Kelly
Tel: 01753 638733
Nursery Area Manager: Lee Owen-Macleod, 07557 207429, firstname.lastname@example.org
Provider details: operated by Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Registered by: OFSTED
Registration number: EY460531
When you use our nursery, we’ll ask for and record yours and your child’s personal information. We may share your information with other organisations, such as school when they are transitioning into the care and education system, only information that is required and appropriate to support your child will be provided. To find out more about how we use your information please see our Nursery Privacy Notice.
The nursery in Maidenhead is owned and managed by Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BHFT). However as with all BHFT nurseries, you do not need to work for BHFT for your child or children to be able to attend.
The nursery’s primary objective is to provide a safe and stimulating environment for all children, regardless of gender, background or ability. We allow each child to develop to their full ability in a positive and fun learning environment. The staff focus on each child, recognising that each child is a unique individual who will benefit from varying ways of interaction. This is achieved by following the principles of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) 2014.
Kiddies' Cabin also believes in developing strong and co-operative relationships with parents, who the nursery recognises as a valuable source of information that will enable the staff to fully understand each child and their unique needs.
The EYFS states that ‘every child deserves the best possible start in life and the support that enables them to fulfil their potential’. Kiddies’ Cabin nursery staff along with children’s parents aim to achieve this ideal goal with every child.
Kiddies' Cabin provides excellent care for my daughter, has great indoor and outdoor facilities and offers a good variety of food - she loves going there!
The staff are so resourceful - they have unlimited ideas for new crafts and activities and keep the children completely occupied. They also have a great sense of humour and have lots of fun with the children. All of the staff are friendly and make time for you should you have any questions. They know each child and their parents, and the key carers especially have an in-depth knowledge of each child's personality, likes and dislikes. This helps ensure transitions between rooms are smooth and well informed.
There is excellent daily communication with parents, which offers great harmonisation between nursery and home life, and monthly newsletters provide a broader overview of the whole nursery and advise of future events!
In short, Kiddies Cabin' helps to produce happy, confident and well-mannered children and we will have no hesitation in sending our second daughter there too!