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Christmas holiday closing dates
15 Nov 2016
Christmas closing:

Newport, Sandown and Wootton will close on Friday 23rd December 2016 at the normal closing times and reopen on Tuesday 3rd January 2017.

Brading will close with the school on Friday 16th December 2016 and reopen on Tuesday 3rd January

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New fees
1 Jun 2016
A new fee structure commenced on 1st June 2016. These are contained in our latest prospectus available to prospective parents when visiting one of our Pre-schools. Appointments can be made by using our contact form or by telephoning 533334

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Christmas 2014 Opening arrangements
19 Dec 2014 to 5 Jan 2015
Newport, Sandown and Wootton settings will close at lunchtime on 24th December and re-open again on Friday 2nd January.

Brading, St Helens and Totland pre-schools will close on Friday 19th December and reopen on Monday the 5th January. Any parents at these settings needing childcare can be accommodated at any of the first three sites when they are open by emailing: ask4more@islanddaynursery.co.uk

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Totland PreSchool & Nursery rated 'Good' by Ofsted
4 Mar 2014
Our new Nursery and Pre-School setting at Weston Primary Academy in Totland was inspected for the first time by Ofsted on 13th February following its opening in September 2013.
We are pleased to announce that the Inspector rated this setting as 'Good' in all categories. We are therefore eligible to take 2 vear old children who qualify for the Free funded places.

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Stringrays at Weston
12 Sep 2013
Both Rachel and Amanda continue to operate Stingrays Breakfast and After school club care at Weston Academy under the Stingrays banner but now work with Kay and Natasha supporting the pre-school care too. If you need more hours of childcare, please call this team on 472248 and they will be pleased to help you.

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Now Open at Weston Academy
10 Sep 2013
Our new Pre-School and Nursery has been open in Totland since the beginning of September. Since then we have had new families visiting us and the school, which has had much refurbishment during the summer holidays. If you too would like to arrange a visit, please call Kay Woodbridge on 472248 an fix a good time.

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Open Evening at Wootton on 15th May
7 May 2013
There is an Open Evening at our Wootton setting in Church Road, Wootton Bridge on Wednesday 15th May starting at 6 pm. This is for parents of children due to join during this year and is also open to any prospective parent wishing to view the premises and talk to our staff.
For more information or to let us know you will be there: Call 884801 or email erica@islanddaynursery.co.uk

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Totland setting at Weston Academy - County Press article
4 May 2013
This week the County Press took pictures at Weston Academy and we expect an article to appear in next week's newspaper explaining the facilities that will be on offer. If in the meantime you wish to make an enquiry for your child to start there in September, please call Roseleen on 07720 814002

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New Fee Structures for Newport and Sandown
23 Apr 2013
Nursery fees for these two sites have been reviewed and there will be small rate increases that come into effect from 1st May this year. The fees for settings operating on the school sites at Wootton Bridge, Brading, St Helens and Totland will be reviewed in September in line with the new school year.

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Week out West
14 Apr 2013
This event took place in Jubilee Field beside the Freshwater Sports Centre. We were there to publicise our newly announced Pre-School and Nursery which will be opening at Weston Primary Academy,Totland in September. We ran a children's colouring competition but unfortunately the heavy rain caused an event wash out by 2 pm

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Yar Valley Pre-Schools (Brading and St Helens)
24 Jul 2011
The Yar Valley Pre-Schools at both Brading and St Helens Primary Schools have now both been registered by Ofsted.
For the last two weeks we have provided a temporary service at Brading for parents wishing to take advantage of the 30 hours free place funding for any 3 and 4 year old children that were unable to use it, due to the early closure of Stepping Stones.

We are on schedule to fully open both Pre-School sites from 5th September.

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Little Herons Childcare has joined The Island Day Nursery Group
30 Jun 2011
Little Herons Pre-school and Nursery at Wootton Community Primary School became part of The Island Day Nursery Ltd's group of childcare settings on the 1st June.

All the management and staff team joined our company and this ensured seamless continuity of care for the children who are going there now and for those joining the pre-school this summer

The new registered name is:
THE ISLAND - LITTLE HERONS CHILDCARE

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Ofsted rates Sandown Nursery as 'Outstanding'
28 Apr 2011
On 18th April 2011 The Island - Hope Childcare in Sandown was inspected by Ofsted and we are very pleased to be able to announce that they awarded a rating of 'Outstanding' which is the highest possible grade that can be given.

We are very pleased for the staff team there who were commended by The Inspector for their strong teamwork and support for each other when looking after the children in our care. The full report will shortly be published on the Ofsted website www.ofsted.gov..uk

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