Welcome to Prime Time Day Nursery in Ward End. We are providing full day
children as early six weeks to eight years of age to the local and
surrounding areas of Ward End in Birmingham.
We run a holiday
Play Scheme for children from 5-8 years during the school holidays.
and ethos within our provision is to offer a happy, friendly, warm and relaxed
atmosphere/environment, where you will be able to trust my staff and myself.
believe all children are individual, and we endeavour to meet all their needs.
The biometric finger print system located at the front door and CCTV throughout the nursery ensures your child's safety is of paramount importance to us at all times.
Open Door Policy
We feel that an open door policy promotes transparency and enables you
to visit the nursery setting at a time convenient to you. We are happy
for you to visit the nursery setting at any time when hopefully you will
be able to receive a snapshot of life here at Prime Time.
Welcome to Prime Time Nursery
Baby unit is located on the first floor and is divided into 3 rooms. We have the baby room that is devoted to babies from 6 weeks up to 12 months or at least until they are becoming more mobile. We then have a crawler room for the children from when they are either 12 months or that more mobile till around 18 months. From 18 months we have our toddler room which is up to 2 1/2 years.
how a mother and father are feeling and adapt a home from home feeling, as we
want your baby/child to settle in without any disruption, we realise that your
baby requires our full attention, and therefore our baby & crawler room has
a permanent staff ratio of 1 carer to 3 babies.
staff at Prime Time Day Nurseries will always have time to play, interact,
stimulate and encourage your baby/child through his/her development milestones
from simply lifting up its head, to holding a rattle, crawling, sitting and
walking, as your child becomes more independent he/she will begin to take part
in new and more challenging activities, such as exploring materials and
objects, playing with push along toys, messy play, water play and start singing
to favourite nursery rhymes.
Ball games will be encouraged, as will building of
towers with cubes and blocks, to help guild our staff, all our children from
6weeks to five years focus on working towards The Early Foundation Stage goals,
where child observations and individual learning plans are carried out, this
ensures your child is supported in every possible way.
Before your child starts
with us, we feel it’s very important for both you and your child, to have some
time to get to know us, and our environment.
We strongly recommend that you and
your child attend these sessions, as you both will feel more comfortable.
Nursery Manager will arrange for you to bring your child along to our nursery,
for a couple of visits, more if required, on the last visit we advise that you
leave your child in our care, so both you and your child can prepare from the
As you meet the staff within the baby unit, you will find how motivated, knowledgeable and well trained they are in caring for your child.
We will supply all baby food for your child at this early stage, then as your child becomes older and the weaning stage starts we encourage your child onto our nursery food.
All formula milk up, until 1 year is provided and your child’s bottle feeds will be prepared as and when your child needs your bottle.
Those mothers whom choose to breastfeed, are welcome to come in and have a room for their own privacy, but at the same time are encouraged to supply expressed breast milk, which we can store. All feeds we supply to your child will be provided at the correct temperature and administered to your baby as required to meet your individual needs.
child is given the opportunity to make their own choices on a daily basis, when
support and guidance from your child’s key person.
This room is a varied age range,
but as we reflect each individual meets all activities and equipment for the
varied age range with the Early Years Foundation Stage.
encourage and work with you and your child, during potty training if this has
not already started. We ask for ten pairs of underwear and outer
trousers/ shorts/ skirts to have in nursery if a toileting accident occurs.
maintain and encourage potty training by talking the children every twenty
minutes to the bathroom. All staff will work very closely with you, and you
will be provided with a potty training sheet, and at the end of each day
informing you how your child has got on.
Pre school has an open plan and free flow room on
the ground floor which has been designed with all area’s of learning
accessible to all children, allowing them more choice, freedom and experiences.
The room has four Qualified staff practitioners who have a key group each, who
focus on their key groups, ILP’s Learning journals, and individual development,
which they track through transitions reports. As your child moves into this
Free - Flow room we like to introduce your child into more involved activities which will have a more challenging
We will focus on a variety of your child’s developmental milestones,
Such as fine/gross motor skills, hand and eye co-ordination and his/ her
concentration plan which links within the seven areas of the Early Years
Art & Design
Social and emotional Development
of the world
Pre School Unit
At Prime Time Day Nurseries
we are very keen to develop strong relationships with you and your child. We
like to liaise with our parents about the care of your child; this happens through
daily sheets, special daily diaries, comment box monthly newsletters, parent’s
notice board and yearly questionnaires.
appreciate what “Prime Time” can offer you, why not come along and visit us, we
will always be happy to show you around.
We have an open door policy, which
means you can view our provision, when ever is convenient to yourselves. You
will find our nursery is bright, friendly, happy, welcoming and a very homely
place, where children feel loved and belonged.
Our promise to you is that your child will be looked after, with the
very best care available with a wide range of stimulating activities which are
in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage for our children aged birth to