Panda Pre-School Coppice

Extended Day Play Group

61-63 Werneth Hall Road,
Oldham,OL8 4BD
0161 628 9592
Age Groups:
2 years to 5 years
  • £29.00 per day
  • £145.00 per week
  • £14.50 per session
Schools Visited:
Not Available
Provider Availability Dates:
Available from 15/08/2013
Daily Session Times:
  • Monday: 09:00 - 15:00 Funded Places
  • Tuesday: 09:00 - 15:00 Funded Places
  • Wednesday: 09:00 - 15:00 Funded Places
  • Thursday: 09:00 - 15:00 Funded Places
  • Friday: 09:00 - 15:00 Funded Places
Provider Additional Information:
Not Available
Registered for 3/4yr Old Funding:
Not Available
Answered Questions:
  • Are there any reductions: Yes
    • 2 year old per session £14.50
      3 year old per session £13.50

      2 year old day £29.00
      3 year old day £27.00

      2 year old week £145.00
      3 year old week £135.00
  • Do you accept childcare vouchers: Yes
  • How Do You Involve Parents/carers In Identifying SEND: Yes
    • We talk to each parent about their child when they first join pre-school, each child has a key person who parents can chat to all year round; however we also have termly parents afternoons where parents meet with their child's key person to talk about their time in pre-school and their development.
      If practitioners have any concerns about a child's progress or well being they would discuss this with parents, share their observations and assessments and chat about what support is available to the family.
      We welcome contributions from parents and each family have access to our online learning journey's so they can share what their child gets up to at home as this can often be different from what we observe in pre-school.
  • How Do You Identify Special Educational Needs And Disabilities (SEND): Yes
    • Through Discussion with Parents.
      Observation and Assessment
      Monitoring children's progress.
      Qualified staff with knowledge of child development and the Early Years Foundation Stage.
      Named SENCo
      Excellent relationships with our local health visitors.
  • How Will You Help Me To Support My Child's Learning And Development: Yes
    • Our knowledgeable staff are friendly and approachable, your child will have a key person who can support you, we have an open door policy so you can come and see us anytime!
      We have interactive learning journeys so you are able to see what you child is doing in pre-school and can share with your child's key person what they are getting up to at home. Each observation has the practitioners planned "next steps" so you know what we are going to be doing soon.
      We share our termly summaries with parents each term which include suggestions on how you can support you child at home and you can share with your child's key person what you want us to concentrate on in pre-school.
      Our Facebook page share lots of links to helpful and supportive sites such as the local children's centre's, cbeebies learning website and the "What to expect, when?" document.
  • How Will Both You And I Know That My Child Is Achieving The Agreed Outcomes: Yes
    • Regular one to one meetings with parents.
      Person Centred reviews with the Special Educational needs Coordinator who will invite any other agencies that may be supporting your child or gather information from them to share with you at these meetings.
      Continual access to your child's learning journey via Tapestry.
  • How Do You Adapt Activities And Resources And The Learning Environment For Children With SEND: Yes
    • We plan for individual children using our knowledge and understanding of their needs.
      We are happy to make reasonable adjustments to our provision to ensure we meet the needs of all children.
      Practitioners are skilled in differentiating activities for children with special educational need and disabilities to ensure all children have equal opportunities to access resources and experiences.

  • How Will My Child Be Included In Activities Outside The Early Years Setting Including Trips: Yes
    • We have good access to the surrounding area's to ensure children are able to be include on local outings. We have a supernumerary manager who can ensure we are able to provide 1-2-1 support for a child when out for the setting.
      We choose our excursions based on children's interests and ensure they are suitable for all the children accessing our setting.
  • How Are Staff Trained Regarding SEND: Yes
    • We have a named Special Educational Needs Coordinator and our Manager is also a trained SENCo.
      All staff have access to training to support their understanding of SEND.
      We try to ensure as many practitioners as possible have access to programs that are used to support children with Speech and Language delay such as:
      Little Talkers
      Visual Strategies
      Intensive Interaction
      and we have practitioners trained in:
      The Solihull Approach
      Elkan speech and language support
      ASQ 3
      Raising early achievement in literacy.
      We seek support from the additional complex needs advisors, early years specialists, child development service, teachers for the deaf, physiotherapists, feeding nurses and speech and language therapists to support our individual children. Please note this is not an exhaustive list and we will always research and find out information that is need on a case by case basis.
  • Who Can I Contact If I Have A Compliment, Concern Or Complaint And What Action Can I Expect: Yes
    • We would like to try an deal with any concerns you have directly however we have information displayed within the pre-school that would support you taking a complaint further.
      Any complaint would trigger an investigation; you would be updated regularly and the result of this investigation would be shared with yourself and relative agencies.
Vacancy Notes:
We are open Monday 9.00-12.00 12.30-3.30 Tuesday 9.00-12.00 12.30-3.30 Wednesday 9.00-12.00 12.30-3.30 Thursday 9.00-12.00 12.30-3.30 Friday 9.00-12.00 12.30-3.30 Your child can do a full day session but you must provide a packed lunch LIMITED AVAILABILITY FOR PLACES