We are situated within Glasgow Kelvin College, 1200 Westerhouse Road with good local transport links and a short walk from Glasgow Fort.
We cater for our 1-3 years children on the ground floor and our 3-5years children on the first floor. We have a purpose built children’s outdoor area with equipment and a large enclosed garden area where we enjoy outdoor fun. We have access to all local amenities including The Bridge, ICT unit and library.
At Rising Stars Westerhouse Road our vision is to value and respect children, carers and families and recognise that they have the right to have their opinions heard, valued and acted upon.
We recognise all children and parent/carers as individuals with differing needs, We provide a relaxed, fun learning environment.
Our open door policy ensures parent/carers have access to visiting our establishment at any time of the day. We continually ask for feedback from parent/carers on all aspects of nursery life to ensure good practice and that any areas requiring development are addressed.
Through our parent/carers meetings/workshops we encourage participation and maximum involvement.
Opening Times and Holidays
Open from 8am – 5.45pm Monday – Friday.
A.M. Session 8am – 1pm, P.M. Session 1pm – 5.45pm.
We charge for 50 weeks per year.
Rising Stars Westerhouse Road caters for children from 1-5years. There are 2 separate playrooms within the nursery.
1-3 Years room
We cater for 16 children in this area with a ratio of 1:3 for 1-2years and 1:5 for 2-3 years. We have a separate changing area. Separate, messy area, separate children’s toilets and access from the room into our garden.
3-5 Years room
We cater for 18 children with a ratio of 1:8. The staff work from the Curriculum For Excellence document providing children with structured activities, group time, expressive arts, physical play, mathematical and literacy experiences while also encouraging child lead learning.
Both rooms operate a key-worker system to encourage parent/carer and staff engagement.
Rising Stars Westerhouse Road manager is Anne McKay who has 20years childcare experience and holds an HNC, LEVEL 4 CCLD and is also the Child Protection Co-Ordinator for Jobs and Business Glasgow Services and 6years managerial experience.
All staff have either HNC, SVQ 3 in childcare and education with between 3 and 11 years experience. We also provide a workplace for Modern Apprentice students who assist our staff while working towards their qualification. Staff receive regular training to keep them up to date and further their existing knowledge on policies, procedures and regulations. All staff are enhanced disclosed by the PVG scheme.
Meals and snacks
Rising Stars Westerhouse Road promotes healthy eating through our healthy eating policy. All lunches and snacks are prepared freshly on the premises by our in-house cook.
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Rising Stars Westerhouse Road
c/o Glasgow Kelvin College
1200 Westerhouse Road
Glasgow G34 9HZ
0141 588 1596
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