Welcome to Working Mums Daycare & Pre-School in Battersea, London.
We are part of the Childcare and Learning Group Ltd, altogether the
group owns 15 nurseries based in London, Gilford and Surrey.
Housed in a charming period building, which was formerly a
court house, our home from home environment offers excellent opportunities for
children from newborn to 5 years to play and learn throughout our individually
Our approach to childcare is simple; to provide a loving,
nurturing, safe environment filled with warmth and promise where individual’s
talents are encouraged to flourish and grow.
At Working Mums Daycare and Pre-School we believe that “every child is a unique child who is constantly learning”.
aim to make each child’s early education experiences positive and
meaningful.We know that children learn best in a welcoming, warm, secure
and caring environment, where they are able to experiment and have fun,
take risks, learn from their experiences and grow in confidence.
Welcome to Working Mums in Battersea
Each Keyworker will teach and support your child through observations,
assessments and planning to ensure that the activities are suited to
your child’s unique needs and interests.
We use a safe online
interactive learning diary (ILD) to carry out observations and
assessments. The ILD has been designed to support home/school
communication to allow parents to take part in their children’s progress
The ILD is updated regularly.
When parents log in they will be
able to access their children’s observations and outcomes, together with
any photographic and video evidence.They will also be able to access
reports and upload observations made at home.
Our chefs provide a
diverse menu of balanced and nutritious home cooked meals which we
believe encourages healthy eating habits and influences the child’s long
term relationship with food.
We will work alongside parents to
ensure the meals meet individual requirements (including the weaning
process, specific dietary requirements and food allergies and
Mealtimes at our nurseries are fun and
educational. We try to replicate the family environment and encourage
the children to set the table, share and serve food and develop fine
motor skills by using cutlery.
Age ranges are indicative but are dependent upon individual circumstances and development.
From 0 - 14 months - “Loving, nurturing, stimulating in a beautiful safe environment”
Your baby is special to us. Your baby’s routine is important to ensure the continuity from home to nursery.
baby rooms are spacious and filled with bright soft furnishings and
wonderful age appropriate resources. The staff ratio in the baby room
is 1:3 where each child is given a Key Person.
At the end of each
day the Key Person will give you feedback, both verbally and in the
form of a daily diary, keeping you up to date with all the activities in
which your child has been involved.
From 12 - 24 months - “Wonder, Curiosity, Adventure & Fascination”
introduce activities to meet their natural curiosity, growing energy
and development, whether it’s pouring at a water table, stacking
tumbling blocks or playing with shapes and puzzles.
We encourage exploration and introduce skills such as:
• Sensory and tactile skills
• Gross motor skills
• Communication and language development
• Personal, social and emotional development
an environment filled with encouragement, your child will experience
the early successes he or she needs to grow and develop independence.
Your child will have fun playing and learning alongside new friends.
From 22 - 36 months - “Communicating, expressing and understanding”
these years the foundation for learning is laid by making it fun and by
recognising that personal, emotional and social development are key to
The Key Worker creates individual plans
through a range of structured adult led activities and child initiated
play to reflect the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum.
environment reflects the starting point of early Pre-School routines
using workshop areas such as our roleplay, construction, book corner and
art and craft areas. The children also have access to our outdoor
classroom throughout the day, so are stimulated all day long.
Alejandra - Nursery Manager
From 36 months - 5 years - ‘Play is the highest form of research’ – Albert Einstein
This is a critical stage where we support each child’s learning and development to ensure a smooth transition to primary school. Each day the children can choose from a range of learning opportunities set up within the environment.
The teachers support each child through focus led learning and help build skills that prepare them for school such as:
• Social & creative skills
• Physical development
• Thinking and intellectual development
• Computer + ICT skills