Special Tots

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Name

Special Tots

Service details

We are a small team comprising of a qualified teacher , play leader and portage educators with extensive experience of early years and disabilities. We are supported by a group of volunteers.

We provide education for pre-school children with additional needs/disabilities based on observation and detailed planning to help them reach their full potential.

Price

£5 per session or when a child is in receipt of Nursery Education Grant they will be required to use 2.5 hrs of their 15 hour allocation at Special Tots.

Main telephone

01793 465360

Email

Swindonportage@swindon.gov.uk

The page was last updated on 30 September 2019

Service summary

Pre-School group for children 0-5 years with additional needs/disabilities.

Further information

We provide education for pre-school children with additional needs/disabilities based on observation and detailed planning to help them reach their full potential.

One session a week term time only where children can access the playroom. We deliver the early years foundation stage focussing on the prime areas of development and the characteristics of effective learning. We can act as lead professional,where capacity allows arranging or attending team around the child meetings. We offer the opportunity for parents to meet one another and gain support.

Parents are to required to remain in the premises at all times.
Parents are required to support their child in the playroom under the guidance of  staff completing planned activities.
Children are expected to attend on a weekly basis throughout the term and inform us if they are unable to attend.
Children's attendance will be reviewed when attendance is poor or where a child makes progress to within the normal range for their age .
Pre-school siblings may attend the group.

Client groups

Children with complex or specific identified needs, can be referred to Special Tots. It would be usual for this referral to come from a health professional or educational setting.

Main address

Salt Way Centre
Pearl Road
Swindon
Wiltshire
SN5 5TD