Pitreavie Playgroup

Early years care and education

PITREAVIE PLAYGROUP

Early Years Care and Learning

Pitreavie Playgroup, The Bungalow, Pitreavie Playing fields, Queensferry Road, Dunfermline, KY11 8PP

 

Pitreavie Playgroup is a charitable voluntary organisation which provides early year’s care and learning to children from 2 years old.

  • The Playgroup provides a stimulating environment with a relaxed, friendly atmospherein a bungalow with its own fully secured garden and ample free parking.
  • Families are supported in their experience of separation as children become moreindependent while socialising in a small group, with a maximum of twelve children ateach session.
  • Children benefit from opportunities to learn through play, exploring areas and activitiesof their choice, both indoors and outdoors.
  • Parents/carers can become involved in planning activities and opportunities for theirchild’s learning and development in partnership with qualified registered staff.
  • Staff are experienced qualified practitioners in Early Years Care and Education andprovide support for children tailored to their specific needs.
  • Staff are registered with Scottish Social Service Council (SSSC) and hold Protection ofVulnerable Groups (PVG) certificates.There are a wide range of child led activities and learning opportunities available, both indoors and outdoors, which cover all areas of child development and learning:
    • ➢  Creative and imaginative play
    • ➢  Early literacy and maths,
    • ➢  Science and technology
    • ➢  Active play
    • ➢  Snack – we operate a healthy eating policy and provide milk or water to drink. Families are consulted about dietary requirements and allergies.

What is available?

Children can start at playgroup from 2 years old. You have the choice from the available sessions which run in the morning and afternoon, Monday to Friday. The core sessions are 2 1⁄2 hours with extended sessions of 3 hours 10 minutes being optional. Lunch club enables you to extend the morning or afternoon further plus gives the option of an all-day place.

The term after your child’s third birthday, they are entitled to five sessions of 3 hour 10 minutes or 15 hours 50 minutes per week:

  • Children whose third birthday is between 1st March and 31st August will be eligible for funding from August
  • Children whose third birthday is between 1st September and 31st December will be eligible for funding from January
  • Children whose third birthday is between 1st January and 29th February will be eligible for funding from AprilThe Playgroup is in partnership with Fife Education therefore you benefit by being able to access your funding entitlement while your child remains at Playgroup. The Playgroup will arrange all the appropriate paperwork. Even if you have accepted a Nursery place you have the option of:
  1. Delaying taking your nursery provision and remaining at playgroup for all 5 sessions.
  2. Splitting the sessions between Playgroup and another setting, although please note Fife Education require a minimum of 6 hours per week to be taken.
  3. Taking all your funding at Nursery but remaining at Playgroup on a fee paying basis.

Choosing what is right for your child

Many parents do not realise they can remain at Playgroup for part or the whole of their early year’s care and learning provision, right up until your child goes to school. The friendly atmosphere of the Playgroup paves the way for nursery or school. Please speak to playgroup staff to discuss your options.

The choice is yours – to make a decision visit each setting and talk to the staff.

 

 

 

Prices

Short Sessions/ Holiday Club

Extended Sessions

Funded children

Lunch Club

1-3 sessions

£10.00 per session

£12.30 per session

£2.00 per session

£2.50 per session

4 or more sessions

£9.50 per session

£11.80 per session

£1.50 per session

£2
per session

There is a non-refundable administration fee of £25 payable on acceptance of place.

E-mail address: pitreavieplaygroup@hotmail.co.uk

 

Opening hours: Monday - Friday Core sessions: Mornings: – 9:15 am to 11:45am Afternoons: - 12:15pm to 2:45 pm Extended sessions Mornings: – 8:35 am to 11:45am Afternoons: - 12:15pm to 3:25 pm Lunch Club 11:45am to 12:15pm

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Opening hours: Monday - Friday Core sessions: Mornings: – 9:15 am to 11:45am Afternoons: - 12:15pm to 2:45 pm Extended sessions Mornings: – 8:35 am to 11:45am Afternoons: - 12:15pm to 3:25 pm Lunch Club 11:45am to 12:15pm