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Feeding, Changing and Sleeping Routines

At Smallworld, it is important to us to get to know our families to ensure that a child’s time at nursery is as close to the routines that they experience at home. Staff will spend time during a families first visit to ask questions regarding sleep and changing routines and we use this information to build an individualised care plan...

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What Should My Child Bring In Their Nursery Bag?

Sometimes it can feel like you need to pack everything but the kitchen sink when they go off to nursery for the day. We’ve made a lost of the essential things every child should bring with them....

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Settling into Nursery

Settling a child into nursery can be an exciting yet nerve-wracking experience for both the child and the parent. For the child, it may be the first time they are away from their parents for an extended period of time, which can sometimes trigger separation anxiety. For the parent, they may worry about how their child will adapt to the...

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Daily Arrivals & Departures

Opening Times Smallworld Nursery opens at 7.30am each morning, closing at 5.30pm.  While staff shift patterns start earlier, we cannot accept earlier arrivals as this time is used to prepare the breakfast, check the premises and set out the play equipment before the children arrive so they are set up for the day ahead.  From August 2023, the Nursery will...

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Childcare Funding Information

For many of our parents there are a lot of questions around funding available for their child’s place at Smallworld Nursery. 3-5 Year Old Funding  We have a partnership with Angus Council which enables us to offer funding for children aged 3 and over. This works in conjunction with the Education Department and we deliver the Curriculum for Excellence.  As...

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