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Welcome

Countess Gytha Foundation Unit

 

We provide preschool and day care services in Queen Camel, Yeovil for children aged two to five.

We are a friendly preschool located in the beautiful, rural village of Queen Camel in Somerset. We provide a wide range of play activities, educational & fun toys, plenty of art and creative work, as well as music, story time and free flow to outside play, from 09.00 to 3.30 during term time.

There is a morning session of 09.00-12.00, lunch 12.00-13.00 then the afternoon session 13.00-15.15/ 15.30. Children can pick and choose what sessions they would like to attend and stay all day if they would like!

 

We have children attend our preschool that live in Queen Camel and the surrounding villages and towns of West Camel, Weston Bampfylde, Sparkford, North Cadbury, South Cadbury, Marston Magna, Mudford and Yeovil.

Wendy Flagg is our preschool manager.

 

We hope that you will find all the information that you need when you browse through the website. If you have any questions, comments or queries then do not hesitate to give us a call on 01935 850564 or email us at foundationunit@countessgytha.ppat365.org or come in and see us.

 

Preschool About Us

About our Preschool in Queen Camel

Our preschool was established in Queen Camel near Yeovil in 1982 and now operates from  purpose built facilities as part of the village primary school. We offer places to children from age 2 and most  of our children go on to Countess Gytha Primary School in Queen Camel as well as to other primary schools in the area.

We are open Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 3.30pm and our location at the school provides ample parking and buggy park for parents as well as good access to a wide range of facilities including the school hall. We  have our own dedicated classroom, kitchen, toilets and outdoor area specifically designed to support our preschool age activities.

Our warm and well lit classroom is set out to be as open plan as possible, providing good communication and interaction between children using the distinct play areas within the room.

 

We encourage parents to contribute a piece of fruit for the sessions their children attend – this is prepared and shared out among all the children meaning that everyone is encouraged to try fruit they may not normally have at home and promoting healthy eating. Additional snacks are provided by the preschool. Parents need to provide a lunch-box for any lunch sessions or order hot meals via ParentPay.

Please find attached a copy of our latest prospectus:

Our designated child protection and safeguarding lead and deputies are shown on the attached Staying Safe document. 

Staying Safe Staff Poster

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