The childcare facilities at Sussex are provided by The Co-operative Childcare, part of Midcounties Co-operative. The nursery school is rated Outstanding by Ofsted, is open to children aged from 4 months to five years and places are available for both our staff and student’s children.
8.30 am - 1.00 pm and 1.00 pm to 5.30 pm
Children's facilities - term dates
Autumn Term: Wednesday 31 August 2011 - Thursday 22 December 2011
Spring Term: Wednesday 4 January 2012 - Wednesday 4 April 2012
Summer Term: Thursday 12 April 2012 - Friday 17 August 2012
Baby Room: 4 months to approximately 16 months (maximum of 12 places available)
Toddler Room: approximately 16 months to 3 years (maximum of 35 places available)
The nursery aims to provide an environment for children that is safe, happy, loving and stimulating. A wide range of activities is provided by qualified and very experienced staff to develop children's social and language skills, their motor and sensory skills and to develop their creative and imaginative abilities through a variety of mediums.
Ofsted: Inspection Report can be viewed at Ofsted website, URN no. 130725
3 years to 5 years
The pre-school aims to develop children's self confidence, self expression, sharing and caring and to give them social experience with other children and adults in preparation for their introduction to the formal education system. Focus is also on sufficient visual auditory and finer co-ordination skills to begin reading and writing. The emphasis is on learning through play and this is achieved in a happy, relaxed but stimulating environment.
The pre-school is a member of Brighton and Hove City Early Years Childcare and Play and is registered by Ofsted to provide Early Years education. Activities and experience are provided which enable children to progress towards the early learning goals. The six areas of learning are; personal social and emotional development, communication language and literacy, creative development, mathematical development, physical development and knowledge and understanding of the world.
Ofsted: Inspection Report can be viewed at Ofsted website, URN no 130726