Bluewater, Kent

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Nursery Information

Our purpose built Bluewater nursery is a two minute walk from Bluewater’s West Village and a short drive from Greenhithe Station. The nursery is open all year round from 7.30am to 6.00pm, Monday to Friday (excluding Christmas week and bank holidays), and provides childcare and education for babies and young children from the age of three months to five years.

Our fees include a nursery backpack and all meals and extra curricular activities.

We understand that choosing a nursery for your child is one of the most difficult decisions that you will have to make. It is therefore important that you visit different nurseries in the area to find the one that’s right for you. If you would like to arrange a visit or a trial session, then please contact us by telephone or e-mail, or pop into the nursery. You are welcome at any time.

Kids Inc Nursery in Bluewater
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West Village, Bluewater, Greenhithe, Kent DA9 9SE
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7.30am to 6.00pm Monday to Friday
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    AUTUMN TERM 2021

    Treasure Hunt – Week Commencing Monday 11 October
    The children will be going on adventurous autumn treasure hunts to look for natural resources.

    Orange Day – Friday 29 October
    The children and staff will be dressing in orange and learning about all thing orange!

    Fireworks Day – Friday 5 November
    The children will be making creative firework pictures and carrying out ‘explosive’ science experiments.

    Ice Day – Wednesday 1 December
    The children will be learning about how ice is formed and using ice in their science and art clubs.

    SUMMER TERM 2021

    St George’s Day – Friday 23 April
    We will be learning about St George’s Day, making flags and dressing up in red and white!

    Gardening Week – Week Commencing 27 April
    The children will be planting flowers and vegetables, learning about how to nurture growing plants and creating a mud kitchen in the garden.

    International Dance Day – Thursday 29 April
    We will be listening to music from around the world and learning different types of dances. This promises to be a day of musical fun, dance and exercise!

    Firefighters Day – Tuesday 4 May
    The children will be learning about fire safety and building models of fire engines.

    World Environment Day – Friday 4 June
    We will be learning about how to look after our environment, conserve energy, recycling, how not to waste water and other precious resources and much more!

     

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    Staff carefully organise enabling environments for high quality play. Sometimes, they make time and space available for the children to invent their own play. Sometimes, they join in to sensitively support and extend the children’s learning.

    We encourage the children to play in groups of two or more, extending and elaborating play and creative ideas. We introduce children to the works of artists from different time periods and cultures.

    We encourage children to make comparisons between objects relating to size, length, weight and capacity. Children learn to experiment and appropriately select shapes and objects for building, combining them to make new shapes, such as an arch or a triangular prism.

    We introduce children to computers and basic Maths and English software in pre-school, so that by the time they go to school, they are familiar with using a mouse and keyboard.

    Regular sharing of books and talking with children about their ideas and responses (dialogic reading) helps them to develop an enjoyment and understanding of books from an early stage.

    Babies, toddlers and young children thrive when they are loved and well cared for. Children are powerful learners and every child can make amazing progress in their learning, with the right help.