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Longacre Childcare Ltd provide the day nursery and crèche facilities within the Sports Centre. Saplings is open throughout the year, Monday to Friday, between 08.00 and 18.00.
This full time nursery offers places for children aged from 3 months to 5 years old and provides useful holiday and after school care for children up to 8 years old, in conjunction with the Sports Centre, ‘Active Zone’ programme.
Caring for Children
Saplings always puts the needs of the child first and aims to enhance each child’s intellectual, social and physical performance and to promote independence and selfconfidence.
Activities are planned with great care and are age and stage appropriate to meet the needs of the individual. We work closely with parents to provide the very best care and education.
The wealth of equipment and resources allows for activities such as painting, playdough, puzzles, games, gym, French, music, singing and dancing. A specially developed outdoor learning environment is also available. Guidance from staff ensures children work and play companionably with others. Discipline is friendly and understanding, promoting respect and kindness to one another.
Our professional staff are trained, qualified and experienced to work as a team to provide an environment that enriches and encourages - do come and visit to see for yourself.
Sessional Care for Choice Members of the Sports Centre
Hourly Sessions, Full and half day nursery fees are available - please contact Heidi at Saplings on 01892 681427.
* All snacks are included.where stated
To minimise the disruption to children, bookings are taken on the basis of complete hours (ie. 09.00 – 10.00). If this causes any problems, please contact us. Discounts for full and half day sessions are also available to Lifestyle members. These rates are available for block bookings of 2 months in advance. All meals and nappies where relevant are included.
To ensure your child’s place it is advisable to book well in advance. Fees are subject to review and increase on 1 January each year. Vouchers are accepted in payment, please contact us for further details.
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