About Us

Osborne House Community Nursery is a registered charity run by a Board of Trustees. This Board have an investment in the nursery as they all have children who attend/ have attended.

We are open 51 weeks of the year, between the hours of 8am to 6pm. We close on Bank Holidays & the period between Christmas & New Year.

Our governing body (Ofsted) establishes statutory requirements for training; we are committed to ensuring that these requirements are adhered to. We are also committed to continuous professional development, highlighted through evaluating practice and staff appraisals, to improve outcomes for the provision, children and their families.

We are committed to continually evaluating and improving our practice, the whole staff team, parents/carers and where possible the children in this process. We have a comprehensive selection of policies and procedures that are reviewed and up dated annually or when required following evaluating practice/new legislation/training.

All staff at Osborne House Community Nursery are expected to deliver the highest standards of care. The safety & well being of our children is of paramount importance.

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Our Training

Our governing body (Ofsted) establishes statutory requirements for qualifications within a childcare staff team; we are committed to ensuring that these requirements are adhered to. All our qualified practitioners are fully certified to a Lv 3 Childcare qualification or above.

The majority of our qualified practitioners have a certificate in 'Paediatric First Aid' and 'Fire Marshaling', which is updated every 3 yrs.

All staff who work in the nursery kitchen have a certificate in 'Food Hygiene', which is updated every 3 yrs. Other staff who handle food complete 'Safer Food, Better Business' training, again refreshed every 3 yrs.

All staff who directly work with children have a certificate on 'Safeguarding and Child Protection', Management also have certificates in 'Advanced Safeguarding and Child Protection'.

We are committed to continuous professional development, highlighted through evaluating practice and staff appraisals, to improve outcomes for the provision, children and their families and attend external training/briefings/workshops to improve our practice.