We are registered to cater for children from 2 to 4 years in playgroup and up to 11 in Kidz club. At playgroups discretion Parents may be asked to stay with their child until he/she is settled in playgroup.
In Nursery and Pre school we have one intake per year in the September, (we do accept new children throughout the year) and in Springboard a child is eligible once he/she becomes 2 and there is enough time left in the Academic calendar for them to attend.
Exceptions to this apply only to new children who, because of their age, would already have been attending our group - then, subject to the admission criteria below; they will be able to start as required.
In order for a child to be offered a placement at Northway Preschool Playgroup when a waiting list is in operation which would only apply if we were full, the following would be considered.
- Brothers or sisters attending Northway Pre-School Playgroup.
- Planned future attendance at Northway Infants School / Carrant brook Junior.
- Children not attending another Playgroup/Nursery.
- Children starting school in the next academic year.
- Northway Infants School Geographical catchment area as defined by Gloucestershire L A.
- Length of time on waiting list.
In exceptional circumstances the committee may be required to consider appeals. These should be made in writing stating reasons why the appeal should be considered. The Committee reserves the right to make the final decision.
Children attending more than one setting
Children attending other playgroups or nurseries will be admitted to this playgroup in accordance with the waiting list. The Play leaders will consult the committee if they feel a child is having problems, and action will be taken as necessary. No action will be taken without discussing the situation with the child's Parents/Guardians.