NGCA Ducklings General Information

NGCA Ducklings

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NGCA Ducklings is a Parent Committee managed pre-school setting. We operate from a purpose built room within the Community Centre, in the centre of Great Notley, just south of Braintree.

We are Ofsted registered (URN 203565) as well as being a section within Notley Green Community Association, a charity (Charity Reg# 1058443).

NGCA Ducklings has been rated by Ofsted as Outstanding at each inspection since 2005. The last inspection took place in May 2016. Please visit our Ofsted page for more information.

Up to 20 children between 2 and 5 years old can attend each of our sessions, over 38 weeks in each academic year.

Session Times, Monday to Friday (except bank holidays)
Morning 9:00am - 12noon (3 hrs)
Afternoon 12:30pm - 3:30pm (3 hrs)
Full Day: 9:00am - 3:30pm (6.5 hr)

The setting is supervised by Julie with support by two deputy supervisors. One of the deputies is our SENDCo.

Four of our senior staff are NVQ level 3 qualified.

There are 2 additional NVQ level 2 full time staff, and 2 bank staff providing lunch cover as well as additional support as and when required.

All staff have attended / trained in paediatric first aid, food hygiene, Autism Awareness, and other relevant courses.
Outstanding Provider 2005 -2016
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