Morning starts with the hustle and bustle of arrivals, with breakfast
being offered to our lil early birds. Drop off is a crucial time for you
to update us on whether your child has slept or whether they have
woken up upset for any reason.
As your child's Key Person will get to know your child well and become
to be their best friend, they will encourage them to join in or select an
activity or area of play that they particularly enjoy.
We place great importance in eating in ‘family’ groupings, talking
about our meal, and making it a relaxing and enjoyable time for
Play is tiring work! We will always endeavour to enable your child to
sleep when they want to, and will also work with you to establish a
routine that suits their specific needs.
Throughout the afternoon we enjoy a range of activities designed to
enable them to play and explore, discover and grow, learn and
understand. Every activity will be tailored to their liking and they
will be encouraged to build their confidence and understanding
though praise, recognition and support.
We sit down to tea, although a little lighter than lunch, this meal still
consists of a healthy main course and a pudding.
When you arrive to take your child home, our nursery teams will be
available to share information about their day, pass on any important
messages and to chat with you about what they are learning and
how they are developing.
Shhh it is Sleep Time
Cornflakes or weetabix, wholemeal toast, mixed fruit bowl and water.
Homemade lemon drizzle cake
Example Menu. All menus are available from reception at the beginning of the week
Fresh fruit compote
Pasta Bake with seasonal vegetables
Fruit or mix veg pot -
Celery, Cucumber & carrots
Homemade tomato soup with wholemeal soldiers
Meal and snack times at Cressington Manor are an important part of the day.
They are a time when children will sit down at small set tables and learn new social skills.
During this time staff with encourage children to taste new food, hold conversations and aid their independence with cutlery around the dinner table.
It is an exciting learning journey
your child goes on between birth
& 5 years. With EYFS we as your child's
carers will ensure your child is healthy, safe
& develops skills ready for school and
What is EYFS?
At Cressington Manor, we promote the Statutory Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework, which ensures your child's early years experience is fun, happy, active and secure. We are committed to ensuring that:
children learn through high quality play
parent partnerships are encouraged and valued
you are kept up-to-date with your child’s progress
The welfare, learning and development needs of all children, including those with special educational needs and disabilities are nurtured and catered for through our exciting curriculum.
will be promoted by
7 areas of Learning
We are committed to healthy eating and ensuring that we deliver the highest quality fresh, nutritious meals and snacks. We believe it is important to ensureall children obtain a balanced diet, with recipes that are healthy, tasty and varied.
We ensure each full day has 5 portions of seasonal fruit and vegetables essential for your child's nutritional growth.
All of our menus are developed from Annabel Karmel who is a leading expert and best selling author on baby food and nutrition. Prepared fresh each day on the premises in our purpose built kitchen by our in-house Chef.