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Rochester Preschool

Rochester preschool is a warm, friendly and inviting environment for children aged 2-5 years. At the  setting we run morning, afternoon and full day sessions which run between the hours of 9am and 3pm.
Our aim at Rochester preschool is to provide a rich and stimulating learning experience which is achieved through play and structured adult led activities. At the setting we track and monitor the children's development using the early years foundation stage curriculum. Activities are often  based around children's own interests which allows learning to be fun and enjoyable.

Safety of the Children

Safety of the children is paramount to us at Rochester Preschool , we work hard to ensure the security and welfare of all children, parents, visitors and staff on the premises.
At Rochester Preschool, Qualified staffs look after the children. They have long years of experience of working within a child care setting and they are all DBS checked with references from previous employers.
We have a secure outdoor play area which is risk assessed before each use.
Mobile phones and personal cameras are not allowed during Preschool Sessions and personal mobiles phones are locked away.
All staff including the Manager holds a current Paediatric first Aid Certificate.
Risk Assessment and fire drills are carried out regularly. Safety of toys and equipment checked daily.
Toys are disinfected periodically and broken toys removed immediately.
There is independent expert checks on all electrical equipment on the premises.

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Free Government-Funded Childcare

You can access 30 hours grant funding if your child is 3 years and older and you are a working parent.
You can find more information or check your eligibility here.
As a parent/ carer you will receive a reference number that we require to access funding on your behalf.
Not currently working? You can still claim 15 hours grant funding for 2 years old if you are in receipt of certain benefits
If your child is over 3, you can claim 15 hours free childcare at Rochester Preschool from next term onwards, regardless of your current working status.
You'll qualify if your child is:

Aged 3 on or before 31st December

Funding from January onwards

Aged 3 on or before 31st March

Funding from April onwards

Aged 3 on or before 31st August

Funding from September onwards

Please contact us as soon as possible as the funding allocation is set at the start of each term.
Fill in this form in Contact section so we can secure your free hours for you

Rochester Preschool

St John Fisher Church Hall

Maidstone Road

Rochester, KENT, ME1 3EN

Tel. 074 6690 6021 or 074 8141 8922

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