Situated in the village of Tywardreath, near to Par, in Cornwall, Footsteps Childcare Centre has been established since 2003. The provision is registered by Ofsted
to care for children aged from three months to 11 years and is is open each weekday, from 7.30am until 6.00pm for 51 weeks of the year.
Kelly took over the business in 2006 and is very much part of the community in Tywardreath. The converted Sunday School provides a bright and airy atmosphere in which children have the opportunity to gain new experiences in a friendly and caring environment.
We currently have 10 members of staff employed within the nursery carefully selected for their passion and dedication to provide quality childcare in a caring and innovative manner. All are CRB checked, fully trained and qualified to or working towards a minimum level qualification, 2 of which are level 4 and 1 holds a BA (Hons) degree in Early Years Education and has been awarded Early Years Professional Status. We have a commitment to continuing professional development as we believe that staff training is an integral part of acquiring a comprehensive understanding of child development and maintaining high standards.
We are registered with NDNA
and are part of the National Literacy Board. Our latest Ofsted inspection was March 2011 in which we were awarded an outcome of ‘Good’. The complete report is available online for your review, but below are some extracts:
Children are happy and enjoy themselves at Footsteps Childcare Centre
Children's creativity displayed, which promotes self-esteem and a sense of belonging
Staff have a secure understanding of children's learning, development and individual needs
Policies and procedures are in place to promote children's health, safety and overall progress, most of which are implemented in full
Staff have positive working relationships with parents, carers and relevant others, which ensures consistent and complementary care
The setting demonstrates a good capacity for continuous development
If you want childcare where safety of children is extremely important, call us on01726 816 911