Clitheroe

Caterpillar Room

The Caterpillar room provides a home from home stimulating environment for our babies. It is our aim to ensure that all are babies feel safe and secure in their environment and receive an existent sense of belonging. In order to ensure that your child's home routine continues we work exceptionally close with you as parents and carers to fully understand your child's individual needs are met. Each child has their own storage drawer containing clothing, comforters, blankets and so on. We encourage parents to bring favourite toys, books and other items that they are familiar with to provide their child with an element of familiarity.

Meet the Team

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Lauren Bywater
Baby Room Leader/Nursery Supervisor

Lauren is highly qualified and holds a Level 3 in Children and Young People’s Workforce

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Kathryn Zamorski
Nursery Practitioner

Kathryn is highly qualified and holds a Level 3 in Children and Young People’s Workforce

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Lottie Gould-Wooley
Nursery Practitioner

Lottie is highly qualified and holds a Level 3 in Children and Young People’s Workforce

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Laura Rain
Apprentice

Laura is currently our apprentice here at Bambinos Boutique Daycare

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Megan Higham
Nursery Practitioner

Megan is highly qualified and holds a Level 3 in Children and Young People’s Workforce

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Cocoon Room

As and when the progress of your child dictates that they are ready to move up to the next stage and following consultation between parents and keyworkers, Cocoons will continue to promote skills already learnt and introduce new skills to your children working towards the EYFS curriculum. Activities and experiences will be planned following observations made by your child's key worker in order to facilitate your children's individual learning journey. We use specialist play equipment that has been designed to invite exploration and specially selected for quality and play value. This ensures that whatever your child chooses to play with, their learning and development will be supported and extended. The children have free access to many activities and experiences during their day as they are encouraged to progress and become more confident and independent through their play. The environment will facilitate all areas of the curriculum through mark making, creativity, construction, small world, books and magazines, role-play, sand and water and lots and lots of messy play! Play is becoming more purposeful in the Cocoon room and adult involved activities encourage development of language and literacy skills through shared social interactions, experiences and vocabulary. At this stage children begin to recognise symbols and language as conveying meaning.

Meet the Team

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Jade Robinson
Room Leader

Jade is highly qualified and holds a Level 3 in Children and Young People’s Workforce

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Nicola Preston
Nursery Practitioner

Nicola is highly qualified and holds a level 3 in children and young people’s workforce

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Richard Mort
Nursery Practitioner

Richard is highly qualified and holds a Level 2 in Children and Young People’s Workforce

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Butterfly Room

When your child progresses into the Butterfly room, the environment will equip them to further their curiosity, investigation and exploration, as they engage in experiences and experiments such as 'why does an ice-cube melt?' and 'if I mix yellow and blue, what colour can I make?'. Butterflies routine consist of indoor and outdoor continuous provision with opportunities for self-chosen activities, individually planned activities, set to challenge children's already acquired abilities and further enhance their development, one to one support and smaller or larger group times to support healthy social and emotional development. There will be a major emphasis on developing independence within the Butterfly room as children develop and prepare for the more structured formal education methods of primary school in order to assist fully with their individual transitions. Again all children have direct access to the state of the art outside area and the outdoor class room which allows children to acquire all the fresh air and sunlight they wish without being exposed to the elements.

Meet the Team

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Natalie King-Gleave
Room Leader/Deputy Manager

Natalie is highly qualified and holds a Ba Hons in education and early childhood

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Courtney Burns
Nursery Practitioner

Courtney is highly qualified and holds a foundation degree in Early Childhood Studies

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Amy Pateman
Nursery Practitioner

Amy is highly qualified and holds a level 5 in leadership and management and a level 3 in children and young people’s workforce

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Rebecca Clegg
Nursery Practitioner

Rebecca is highly qualified and holds a Level 2 in Children and Young People’s Workforce

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We also offer a before and after school and holiday club. Children from Reception through to Year 6 (Age 11) can attend a variety of sessions. We arrange drop off to local schools for our children in before school club and arrange pick up from local schools for our after school children using our nursery car. Children aged Reception to Year 6 (age 11) can also attend our setting during half term and summer holidays for a full day or half day. Age appropriate activities are planned in accordance to the children we have each day.

Float Staff

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Samantha Ball
Nursery Practitioner

Samantha is highly qualified and holds a Level 2 in Children and Young People's Workforce

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Matthew is highly qualified and is our cook here at Bambino's holding a Level 3 in Catering