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Acorn to Oak

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 07746 118040

Frequently Asked Questions

How old does my child need to be to enrole at Acorn to Oak?

We are registered as a non-domestic setting providing registered childcare for under-five but are currently only offering vacancies for children aged 3 to 5

Does my child have to be potty trained?

Most children are generally potty trained by or around the age of three. Any child that is not will be fully supported in pre-school care.

What should my child bring with them to preschool?

Your child will need to bring with them a spare change of clothes and either black school plimsolls or slippers to play indoors. They will also need to bring wellies or all in one suits - puddle suits all with the boots which can be stored at preschool

What should my child where to Preschool?

Your child will be supplied with a short-sleeved logo T-shirt. This can be worn in the winter with a long sleeve T-shirt underneath. Jogging bottoms and loose fitted trousers are preferred to be worn with their logo’ed t-shirt. Please make sure children do not wear precious clothes. Your child will get messy as they play.

Can I as a parent be involved at pre-school?

Yes, you are welcome to come to preschool and help with reading stories, supervising and playing alongside the children at pre-school subject to safeguarding guidance.

Do you provide meals?

For children staying the full day, breakfast, hot lunch and a cold tea will be provided. 

How are parents made aware the children’s progress at Acorn to Oak?

Every child will have a key person who works alongside the child to ensure they are progressing. A learning Journal will be completed on your child using observations during play. Termly reports are sent home to parents. Parents are invited to speak with a staff member at a prearranged time if they have any worries or concerns.