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Holgate Preschool

Registered Charity No. 1022746




Holgate Preschool,

Holgate Methodist Church,

Acomb Road,

York

Photography by Eloise Ross

Holgate Preschool.

Your child's home from home

in the heart of your community.


Holgate  Preschool is a longstanding provider of high quality childcare in the heart  of our   community. 

 

We pride ourselves on  offering a warm welcome and a stimulating environment  for the children in our care.

 

The preschool is a charity run by a volunteer committee and staffed by   a team of highly qualified and experienced practitioners.

 

We accept  children aged two and  a half upwards and have a high staff to child ratio.

 

Our opening hours are Monday to Friday , 9am to 2pm (term time only). There is the choice of three or five hour sessions within these times.

 

We take all funding options  including most childcare vouchers and government funding . See our Admissions and Funding page to find out more.  For information on our current hourly fees, please  call or email using the contact details on the left.


Please find below our code of contact.

Holgate Pre-School Code of conduct
for Parents/Carers of children who attend Pre-School.
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Admissions and entry to Pre-School.
The Pre-School operates a waiting list for new children, places are offered in date of birth order.
Parents are required to complete a declaration each term to acquire the local authority funding ( includes 2 & 3 year funding & 30 hours funding.)
Fees for non funded places are required on or before the day of the child’s attendance. Payment for places is still required if a child is ill ,away , or on holiday once the place has been accepted.
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Door entry system to Pre-School.
Entry to Pre-School is made through the secure door entry system and by using the given password. It is a requirement that parents do not let other people in behind them or after they have gained entrance to the building themselves. The password is for parents only to use and is a security measure to safeguard your child. Children should not be taught to shout the password through the intercom system.
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Children’s belongings and equipment.
Parents are required to bring wipes, nappies, spare clothes and where appropriate coat wellies, sun hats (all named please). In the summer months we expect you to apply sun cream to your child before they arrive at Pre-School.
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Lunches.
The Pre-School operates a nut free policy, please ensure no nut products are included in your child’s lunch. Please also supply cutlery if needed.
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Contact details and collection times.
Please ensure you inform us should your contact and emergency contact details change.
Please collect your child at the designated collection times. Late collection is chargeable at the Pre-Schools discretion.
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Notice period for leaving.
A minimum of 1 weeks notice is required to advise us your child is leaving,
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Conduct.
Please speak to the Pre-School staff in a courteous manner, we reserve the right to ask you to leave the premises if staff are spoken to in an inappropriate manner.
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Policies for the Pre-School.
A comprehensive set of policies are available at all times for parents to view , these provide information on how the Pre-School operates.
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Pre-School Committee.
The Pre-School must have a committee of a minimum of 5 members to operate. All parents are welcome to join the committee. From time to time communications may go out to parents asking for support or new members.

 

 

 

 

 

General Enquiries

info@holgatepreschool.org.uk

07957 101801


Admissions

admissions@holgatepreschool.org.uk

07957 101801