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Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ – February 2018

We are thrilled to announce that following our Ofsted inspection on Friday 16th February, we were judged to be ‘outstanding’, retaining Ofsted’s highest rating for a third time. We were assessed throughout the day by two inspectors and in their final report, the inspectors said: Staff are highly skilled at making learning exciting and at […]

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We’re recruiting!

  We are looking to recruit, as some exciting opportunities have arisen within the nursery. If you are interested in any of the roles, please send your CV to donna@thearkexperience.co.uk         Deputy Manager An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic Deputy Manager required to work alongside Senior Management in an idyllic rural […]

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Easter 2017

May we remind everyone that we will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday, reopening on Tuesday 18th April at 7am as usual.

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Success – e-Quality Counts Award achieved!

Fantastic news! We were assessed at the end of January by the National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) against the standards of their quality assurance scheme, e-Quality Counts. E-Quality Counts is a national quality scheme designed to help a nursery explore all aspects of its care and education to ensure that it is continually delivering the […]

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Staff Training Day

May we remind everyone that we are closed on Friday 3rd March for a full staff training day. We will be open again as usual at 7am on Monday 6th March.

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Woodland Explorers

Our Nursery Room children are now ‘Woodland Explorers’! Every Monday and Friday they put on their wellies and waterproof outfits and head out into the sensory garden to see what they can discover.  We have introduced this activity in readiness for when the Nursery Room children transition to Pre-school, where they have the opportunity to […]

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Staff Training Day

Please may we remind everyone that we will be closed on Friday 30th September for a staff training day. The nursery will re-open as usual on Monday 3rd October.

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May Day Bank Holiday – closed

Please may we remind everyone that we will be closed for the May Day Bank Holiday on Monday 2nd May. We hope you all have a wonderful weekend and look forward to seeing everyone again on Tuesday.

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Easter Weekend

Please may we remind everyone that we will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday. We hope you all have a lovely weekend and successful egg hunts!!

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I CAN’s Chatterbox Challenge 2016

Pre-school are taking part in this year’s Chatterbox Challenge, raising money for speech and language facilities for children. This annual, educational fundraiser for 0-5 year olds is now in its 15th year. The theme for 2016 is ‘Ben & Holly’s Elf and Fairy Party.’ Children have fantastic fun learning songs around the theme before singing them […]

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Exciting Job Opportunities!

Ready for a change and up for an exciting challenge? We are looking to recruit staff for the following opportunities in our Dedicated Baby and Toddler Room: 1.Team Leader: To lead our Dedicated Baby Area & Toddler Room Working with children aged from 0 to 2 years the successful candidate will have a minimum of […]

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Science Week

What an amazing science week in Pre-school! Preschool age children are inquisitive and open-minded – great traits for budding young scientists! Science at a preschool level is a lot of fun as the children are truly mesmerized by chemical reactions, love exploring nature, and are always ready to build things. The staff and children have had a […]

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Space Holiday Club: 15th ~ 19th February

Although everyone has only been back at school since last week, we are already planning activities to entertain the children in February’s Holiday Club. Why not take a look at the planner and choose your favourite activity to join us for!

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Christmas Eve

May we remind everyone that we will close at 1pm on Thursday 24th December and re-open at 7am on Monday 4th January 2016. We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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Pre-school Open Day 11th November

It’s our Pre-school Open Day on November 11th 2015. Please feel free to drop by to meet the staff and find out more about what happens here at The Ark, how we use our Forest School facility to further children’s development and most importantly, the fun the children have in pre-school. Jo, Donna and Suzie […]

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Hallowe’en Holiday Club

Just a week to go until the gates to the ghostly holiday club creak open, and the hallowe’en fun can start! Take a look at the planner on the Holiday Club page and see if you are brave enough to join us! We’ll be going to a pumpkin festival, swimming with pirates at Calypso cove, […]

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Awards & Affiliations

Our work has been recognised by OFSTED in our recent inspections we were judged to be “Outstanding”.
For a full copy of the report please click here to visit the OFSTED site.

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