Mel Morton - Rydal Manager
At Rydal we are passionate about providing a safe, secure and happy environment for all our children. This enables them to build the confidence and self-esteem to play, explore, take risks and reach their full potential. The Early Years Foundation stage is offered to our children through In the moment planning, meaning the children take lead of their learning and interests and our highly qualified team are on hand to extend this learning when required.
We are a fun and friendly nursery that welcomes all families irrespective of ethnicity, culture or religion, home language, family background, learning difficulties, disabilities or gender and have strong links with our local community. We buy local produce, visit local facilities, invite in local professionals and support the community wherever possible. We work closely with our parents and pride ourselves with positive relationships from the start to support your child’s every need.
We all look forward to welcoming you and your child into Rydal nursery!
Mel Morton – Manager
Qualified & Experienced Staff
All staff are qualified to level 3 or above, several staff holding a Teachers status, BA Hons or foundation degree in Early Years. We encourage staff to attend university whilst working with us if they wish to do so and offer apprenticeship schemes for students working towards their Level 3.
All staff are first aid, safeguarding and prevent duty trained and are provided with an in depth induction to ensure they are aware of all policies and procedures. We offer advanced training on any specialist subjects such as Makaton, behaviour, maths or brilliant babies. Our safeguarding team also attend regular designated person and safeguarding updates with North Somerset to ensure we are supporting our families to the best of our abilities.
We understand parents know their children better than anyone and working closely together we can provide the best possible opportunities for your child. From signing up with us we work closely with parents to gain as much information about their child as possible to support their learning. On your home visit, your child’s key worker with play and interact with your child to build some trust before coming to nursery and one of the management team will ask you all their likes, dislikes, allergies or medical needs and hints and tips to support with settling. This is also a great opportunity for any confidential discussions in the privacy of your own home if you need too.
We offer a variety of parents evening throughout the year such as reviews, EYFS nights, meet and greet nights, preparing for school, social and charity events and any others that arise such as when we adopted a new planning system.
Government Funding Available
Ofsted overall Good
Early Years Foundation Stage
Qualified Staff (L3 or above)
Nutrition, home cooked food
"I cannot recommend Rydal Day Nursery enough and no amount of words can give credit for the truly amazing environment they provide. Chloe and I will be sad to leave in the summer when she gets ready for school in September"
"The team at Rydal seem very happy in their environment and confident in their roles. Communication from the nursery is excellent and well organised. I feel very lucky to have this sort of childcare provision on my doorstep"
"The nursery environment is both safe and stimulating for children offering various activities to support development. The experienced EYPs ensure that individual care needs are supported and developed"
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