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Harvard Park Pre-School

Support offered for children with special educational needs and disabilities

We can offer wraparound sessions picking up children from Smallberry Green Nursery Schools. Children who turn  3 and 4 years old  will receive funded childcare and early education place the term following their 3rd birthday. This is 15 hours per week and is delivered over 5 days for morning children and 4 days for afternoon children.  This is also the same for our 2 year olds. 30 hours funded childcare also available 

We offer settling in periods and take children who are not toilet trained. 

Please call for an appointment to come and have a look around meet the manager and team to register.

SEND information 

Carol Mayell (temporary) supported by Nicki and Tracey

Our team is very experienced in supporting and meeting the needs of children with a range of additional needs including:

  • speech, language and communication needs (SLCN)
  • social communication difficulties (SCD)
  • hearing impairment (HI)
  • visual impairment (VI
  • developmental delay (DD)
  • a diagnosis of Down Syndrome
  • a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

We are currently supporting children with the following needs:

  • speech and language needs
  • social communication difficulties
  • a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD

We welcome children with a range of needs.


We have staff trained in the following:

  • Makaton
  • British Sign Language (BSL)
  • Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
  • Supporting children with sensory needs
  • Supporting children with attention and listening difficulties
  • Use of visual aids
  • Bucket Time
  • Special Time
  • Intensive Interaction

We have staff that are training in running a range of small group interventions including:

  • Playing and Learning to Socialise Programme (PALS)
  • Early Communication Skills Groups
  • Attention & Listening Groups

SENCO/staff are confident in using a range of screening tools to support with early identification of needs

SENCO/staff are trained in writing and implementing targeted plans/individual support plans (ISPs).

SENCO/staff are confident in making referrals to outside agencies as and when required e.g. Speech and Language Therapy Service.

The setting SENCO is experienced in making requests for consideration of statutory assessment.

The setting SENCO is experienced in making contributions / managing Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs)

The setting SENCO/staff is experienced in working with a range of outside professionals/specialists e.g. Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Advisory Teachers for Hearing Impairment.

We are willing to undertake training and/or obtain advice from outside professionals/specialists to meet the needs of children with additional needs accessing our provision.

  • Our building is accessible and is all on one level.
  • Wheelchair access at the main door
  • We have two disabled parking bays in the car park.
  • We have disabled toilets (both for adults and children to access) and changing facilities.
  • We have toilets on the ground floor.
  • Access to the outdoor area is on one level.
  • There is a paved section in the garden area.
  • Small group rooms are available.
  • We have a carpeted area in the main room.
  • We have furniture that can be moved.

Reasonable adjustments/adaptations will be made, where appropriate, in accordance with the requirements of the Equality Act (2010).

We want all children to access the curriculum opportunities off site, including trips. The SENCO will meet with the parents/carers of a child with specific needs to plan how to make adjustments to ensure accessibility. A risk assessment would be written with the parents/carers if required.


Contact Details

Contact Name
Nicki or Tracey
07984 258 580
Name of venue
The Smallberry Green School
Turnpike Way

Ofsted Registration

Inspection Outcome
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
09/07/2019Inspection (Early Years Register)Good

Registration details and inspection reports for this provider can be viewed on the Ofsted website.

Has vacancies
Drop off to and collect from
Smallberry Green Primary
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday to Friday 8.30 11.30
Monday to Friday 12:30 16:15
Term Time Contracts
AmountCost Type
Please call to find out prices
Free Places for 2 year olds
Free Places for 3 & 4 year olds (15 hours)
Free Places for 3 & 4 year olds (30 hours)
Tax Free childcare payments
Childcare voucher payments
Age Range
From 2 years to Rising 5 years
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