Childcare Centre Nursery School in Bridgeton Glasgow East End
Childcare Centre Nursery School in Bridgeton Glasgow East End
Childcare Centre Nursery School in Bridgeton Glasgow East End
Childcare Centre Nursery School in Bridgeton Glasgow East End
Childcare Centre Nursery School in Bridgeton Glasgow East End

Nursery in Bridgeton -  Rising Stars Crownpoint Road

We are situated within The Glasgow Club Crownpoint in the East End of Glasgow a short walk from Glasgow City Centre. The Rising Stars Crownpoint Road Childcare Centre is a purposely built nursery which is well maintained including our Outdoor play area, Community Garden and Private Car Park. We have access to the Healthy Living Centres running track and football pitches which the Children and staff thoroughly enjoy using.

Vision
At Rising Stars Crownpoint Road our vision is to continue providing a happy, friendly, healthy, safe and secure environment for children of different backgrounds and abilities. We value and respect all of our children and their families in recognising that they have the right to have their voices heard and acted upon.

Nursery Aims:

  • Provide a high quality of education respecting Children as individuals who have rights, whilst adhering to Pre Birth to 3 curriculum; positive outcomes for Scotland’s children and families and Curriculum for Excellence.
  • We will continue to review and evaluate our curriculum using both a child focussed and child driven approach to develop and stimulate each child to become successful learners.
  • Create a positive ethos
  • Make learning fun
  • Children’s differences will be valued and reflected in resources that are provided.
  • We continue to monitor our service through the Child @ The Centre 2 and also our policy review in-service days and questionnaires.

Parent/Carer Involvement

  • Our Open Door Policy ensures Parent/Carers have access to visiting our establishment at any time of the day.
  • Parent/carers and staff all complete various questionnaires allowing us to pay attention to areas we are doing well in and also areas for development.
  • Through our parent/carer meetings we encourage parent/carers to voice new ideas and participate in workshops on the learning we provide for their children.

Opening times and holidays
We charge for 50 weeks per year.

Nursery Facilities
Rising Stars Crownpoint Road caters for children from 6 weeks until 5 years old. There are three separate rooms, The Shining Stars, The Moonbeams and The Rainbow Room, which cater for particular age groups and areas of development.

• The Shining Stars (0-2 room)
The baby room can hold 15 babies with a staff ratio of one to three. Staff have created a warm, homely welcoming atmosphere where children feel happy and relaxed. The room has a separate changing area and sleeping area. Children’s routines will be adhered to however most children adapt to nursery routines. The children have the opportunity to explore and develop through a variety of sensory play and activities, with staff working from the Pre Birth to Three Document.

• The Moonbeams (2-3 room)
Our middle room holds up to 15 children with a staff ratio of one to five. Staff work from the Pre Birth to Three Document, and from this provide a high standard of care and learning experiences for children to holistically develop and grow.

• The Rainbow Room (3-5 room)
Our 3-5 room can hold up to 20 children at any one time with a staff ratio of one to eight. The staff work from the Curriculum for Excellence Document, which allows children to take part in a large variety of structured activities, which include group time, expressive/arts, physical play, mathematical and literacy experiences and so on. Staff prepare children for school in their pre school year by promoting independence and focusing on the key features of the Curriculum for Excellence.

• Community Garden
The nursery has access to the local community garden which allows children to plant and grow their own flowers and vegetables. The garden also has a sensory area which includes a rainbow meadow, woodland sculptures and a butterfly garden

All rooms operate a key worker system, which will ensure your child is offered suitable learning experiences and the highest quality of care. Parent/carers are fed back to on a daily basis through communication books or verbally. We have a spacious and secure outdoor area which all children have access to. The children use this for free play or outdoor learning experiences.

Staff
Rising Stars Crownpoint Road manager, Sharon Dunn is a fully qualified with over 20 years childcare experience. All staff within the rooms are fully qualified, with either a HNC, SVQ3 OR N.N.E.B in childcare and education with numerous years of experience. We also provide a workplace for modern apprentice students who assist our staff and are 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.

We have staff who are also trained in specific areas, for example first aid, child protection, fire safety etc

Meals/Snacks
Rising Stars Crownpoint Road promotes healthy eating through our Healthy Eating Policy. All lunches and snacks are prepared freshly on the premises at the Sunshine Café within the Healthy Living Centre. Our menus provide a variety of healthy lunches and snacks and are rotated on a four weekly basis and are reviewed regularly with the consultation of parents/carers and children.

Fees:

Weekly fee Daily fee 1/2 day fee
£170 £35 £18.50

In addition to the above charges we also offer pre school partnership sessions of 3 hours 10 minutes per day for children aged 3-5 years.

Rising Stars Crownpoint Road
Glasgow Club Crownpoint
183 Crownpoint Road
Bridgeton
Glasgow G40 2AL
0141 274 3776

Contact us
We have nursery locations throughout Glasgow so please contact us now on 0141 274 3174/3176/3180/3179, Email us or simply fill in out online Enquiry Form for childcare places or for more information regarding any of our nurseries.