What specialist services and expertise are available at our preschool?

Karen Montgomery: Level 6 BA in Early Years and is an Early Years Professional. She has experience working with children with speech and language delay, ADHD and has supported children on the Autistic Spectrum.

Lydia Forrest: Level 3 in Early Years and has training in The Inclusion Development Programme covering Speech, Language and Communication, Autism, Behaviour, Emotional and Social Difficulties. An Elklan level 2 S&L and more recently The Early Years Send Code of Practice 2014. Several other relevant SEND courses with certificates all available to view within our setting

Emma Stacey: SENCO, Equality Named Co-ordinator (ENCO)

You can also ask to see our training list should you wish. The setting endeavours to cater for children from all cultures and religions and has multi-cultural resources within our setting. We value and respect others beliefs and visual support is given such as communication books, photos and visual timetables.

All children have made very good progress within our setting and are happy and well catered for. We have good links with local Children’s Centre’s ‘Barnardos’ and can sign post you to support groups available through them for example drop in Speech and Language sessions and parenting skills classes. Links to our local church who undertake “Messy Church” and we have good links with Autism Anglia. We will work alongside the specialist services involved with your child and they are welcome to visit our preschool at any time.