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Polesworth Pre-School Ltd

Page history last edited by Olivia 8 years, 5 months ago

 

Partner institution: Polesworth Pre-School Ltd

Website: http://www.polesworthpreschool.co.uk/

 

Contributors (2014):

Erica Callow

Olivia Ryan

 

Instructions:

Contributors: for details on what is required in each section, please look at the Guidance Notes

Contents: 

Placement Information

Accomodation

Transport

Social life

Things to do, things not to do

Useful Contacts

Before you go

Placement Information

Polesworth Pre-School has been successfully running since April 1995, originally sited in the old doctor's surgery. From September 1997 the pre-school has been sited at The Nethersole School, Polesworth in an area which is inviting, safe and secure. The Pre-School has indoor and outdoor access and has an excellent partnership with the main school.


Polesworth Pre-School are registered with Ofsted and currently have 75 children between the ages of 2- 4 years on their registration. All members of staff are CRB checked and NVQ trained. All staff go through regular training to meet with regulations and expectations. They are both dedicated and caring and want only the best for the children.

Pre-school is run by a voluntary committee of parents and carers (contact details for committee -
committee@polesworthpreschool.co.uk). The committee is responsible for the managing and engaging staff, fund raising and organising social events. It is not responsible for the day-to-day operations that responsibility lies with the manager and pre-school staff.

 

 

Accomodation

For the actual establishment itself, there is no accomodation available. However, there are a number of hotels and B&B's in the local area. These include, Travel Lodge's and the Holiday Inn which are based in the Tamworth town centre, a 10 minute bus journey from Polesworth into the main town centre of Tamworth. 

 

Transport

By Road

Tamworth lies in the South East of Staffordshire, just 18 miles north of Birmingham.  The A5 links Tamworth to the A38 and M42 Junction 10.  The M6 Toll links the M6 to the M42.

By Rail

Tamworth Railway Station offers a frequent direct service to Birmingham New Street.  Tamworth is well connected to major rail networks, providing the use of Virgin and London Midland trains. 

By Bus

Tamworth is serviced by Arriva buses that offer round the clock services in and out of Tamworth Town centre for your requirements. The 110 is the bus you will need if you want to head up to Birmingham’s town centre from Tamworth.

By Bicycle

Tamworth has over 34 kilometres of cycle paths in and around the town should you need to use this facility.

Taxi

There are also a number of taxi ranks in and around Tamworth and can be available on request.

Social life

If your looking for something to do socially in Tamworth then there are a few choices you can pick from.

Pubs and Clubs: 

  • Kuda Nightclub Tamworth
  • Casa Bar
  • Bonds Bar
  • Fletchers
  • The Tame Otter
  • The Globe Inn

Restaurants:

  • Champagne Indian Fusion
  • Portobello Italian Restaurant
  • Peninsular
  • The Centurian

 

Things to do, things not to do

Things To Do:

Visit Tamworth Castle Grounds situated in Tamworth Town Centre.

The Snowdome which is an indoor Ski, Snowboarding and Iceskating facilities with a large swimming pool and a bar and grill.

Drayton Manor theme park is also at easy access if you are in the Tamworth area. 

Strykers Bowl provides you with the option to go bowling, and also has an arcade inside providing plenty of entertainment for you needs.

Odeon 10 screen Cinema offers the latest movies currently being shown and also has a Costa situated inside the building to meet your requirements.

The Assembly Rooms are host to a wide variety of events suitable for all as the venue provides drama, dance, music, panto, and comedy.

 

Useful Contacts

Address: Polesworth Pre-school Ltd, High Street, Polesworth, Tamworth, Staffordshire. B78 1DU

 

Tel: 01827 331570 Ask to speak to Sharon Edwards, Pre-School Manager

 

Hours: 8:45 - 15:00

 

Before you go

Have your CRB certifacte available to give to Pre-school Manager, if they require it.

Wear suitable clothing as you are working with children.

Bring you own lunch as this is not provided, however there is a coop within walking distance where you can pick up a sandwich.

Please note, you can not park within 10 metres of the school as the police and council are issuing fines. If you can get there for 8:20 you can park in the Pre-School's designated car park, failing this you will have to find a space outside of Pre-School.

 

 

 

 

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