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Childcare

Childcare
We do not provide regular childcare facilities on site, however, we do work closely with local childcare providers.

For information on Childcare then contact the the Norfolk Family Information Service on 0344 800 8020 or look on the Family Service Directory website by clicking here.

The different forms of childcare are described below:

 
Approved Childcarers

Approved Childcarers
  • Offers childcare in the child's own home
  • Can be a particular benefit for parents who work unconventional hours, and for children with additional needs
  • Parents may benefit from tax credits
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Crèche
  • Provide short term on site care, often based in shopping centres, sport or learning facilities
  • Children are cared for while parents attend specific training, sport or leisure facilities
  • Most provide care for children aged 0-8 years
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Day Nurseries
  • Are private providers offering care for children from 0-5 years
  • Children are cared for in age groups, and take part in a wide range of group activities
  • Have fixed opening times, and most are open all year round, excluding weekends
  • Accredited nurseries are eligible for Nursery Education Funding
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Maintained Nursery Settings
  • Are based on school sites
  • Offer teacher supported learning though play, based around the Foundation Stage (Birth to 3) Curriculum, for 3 and 4 year olds prior to their entry to school
  • Open during term time only
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Pre-Schools (Playgroups)
  • Provide sessional and wrap-around care, and learning through play for pre-school children
  • Offer an introduction to group play away from Parents or Carers
  • Some may offer Nursery Education Funded places
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