FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
the staff qualified and Police checked?
All staff and management committee are police checked.
All staff are qualified or working towards a
2. Are you ofsted registered?
Ofsted inspected annually and always pass successfully.
3. Do I have to pay a registration fee? Or retainer
fee when I go away on holiday?
No additional fees are payable – We operate a ‘pay for
what you use’ principle. However, we do charge for late
collection of children after 6pm or canceling childcare
without 24hrs notice.
4. What age do you take children from? And what are
the different age stages at CKC?
Baby Unit 6wks to 2yrs
Early Years 2yrs to 4yrs
Kids Club 4yrs to 13yrs
5. What is the ratio of staff to children?
0-2yrs – 1 staff to 3 children
2-3yrs – 1 staff to 4 children
3yrs onwards 1 staff to 8 children
6. How many children can you take at any one time?
Baby Unit 12 places
Early Years 16 places (depending on age ratio of
Kids Club 42 places.
All together there are 70 places within CKC.
See fee structure for price list.
7. Do you provide meals?
Varied menus are available for all ages to promote
healthy eating. Baby and Early Years are included within
the price. However, Kids Club for a small additional
charge, has the option available to them at breakfast,
lunch or teatime.
8. What kind of activities do you make available for
Each unit of the CKC has their own structure of play
activities and learning time, the staff schedule the day
to compliment this with free play.
See holiday program for examples of a typical day.
9. What are your opening times ? Do they change
7.30am to 6.00pm – No change during holiday periods or
10. What other Schools or Nursery’s do you collect
Eastlea Primary School, Northburn
Primary School and Burnside Primary School.