Thank you for choosing us as your childcare provider. We will endeavour to make your child’s time with us a caring, safe and fun experience. As you may imagine experiencing new environments for the first time and meeting new people, can be an overwhelming event for children, this can be even more so. Therefore it is imperative that during their settling in time that we work together by giving plenty of time, space and support to your child to allow for any unexpected difficulties.
Below are the times scheduled for the settling in week, you will be allocated either a morning or afternoon time slot which you will continue throughout the week.
10.15am – 11.15am or 2.00pm – 3.00pm
You and your child to come in for one hour, parent to stay with their child in the nursery room exploring the environment and engaging with staff members. Parent will complete their child’s introduction paperwork with the Key person.
10.15am – 12.00pm or 1.30pm – 3.15pm
Parent will stay with their child for an hour and 15 minutes, within the room and will leave for a maximum of 30 minutes.
10.15am – 1.15pm or 11.30am – 2.30pm
Your child will have lunch (12pm) with us. Parent to stay with their child for a minimum of 30 minutes until your child is settled within the room. Parent needs to stay on the premises and complete all relevant forms for registration.
Day four:10.15am – 3.15pm Your child will have lunch with us. Parent to stay with their child for a minimum of 30 minutes until your child is settled within the room.
Day five:10.15am - 4.15pm Your child will have lunch and join us for tea (3.45pm). Parent to stay with their child for a minimum of 30 minutes until your child is settled within the room.
Please be advised that the above is a guide for your child’s first week at nursery. Your child may need more time to settle and you may be called unexpectedly during this time to support a successful settling in process.