Our aim is to provide quality bilingual childcare to children within the local community offering a pre-school setting to enhance their learning and exploration through play. We provide a happy, secure and stimulating environment with an emphasis on health and general well-being of children and their families.
Cylch Meithrin Llanhari is found at Caretakers Cottage, Ysgol Llanhari, CF72 9XE. We will provide day care for children aged 2 years and over from 8.30. – 3.15pm for 42 weeks of the year should this required with a supernumerary staff member present when exceeding 19 children.
The setting operates daycare, sessional care and a wrap around service. Extended services are available by request. Times will be 9am – 11.30am and 12.30pm – 3pm for the 42 weeks of the year.
We offer an extended care provision which will operate within the school namely MEITHRINFA DRUDWY which will operate from 12.30pm until 3pm for children who are rising 3 years and over when the service is required.
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My name is Sarah and I have worked in childcare for 26 years. Each day brings something new and I take immense joy in seeing your children blossom.
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Our facility is wheelchair friendly where possible and provide appropriate areas for a range of needs including a food preparation area, a quiet area, play area inside and out and play space accessible freely to the children and will be wheelchair friendly. Toilet and first aid facilities are available for children and adults. An office and meeting room is available.
We offer various play sessions, parent & carer days & provide a range of opportunities for children, carers and professionals to explore the setting and their wider communities through visits, activities & events
Children’s health, well-being and development is encouraged and promoted through a range of activities which are incorporated into our daily routine to promote, economic, social and environmental sustainability.
We can offer extended services should this be required by service users. Contact us for more information.
Meithrinfa Drudwy will provide free access to outdoors on a rota system and will share the facilities of het forest and garden areas with the nursery school.
Promoting the health and well-being of our children is a top priority and any snacks and drinks provided will be in line with our healthy eating policy and your child’s dietary needs. The setting participates in the RCT Healthy and Sustainable Pre school Scheme.
The project helps to identify, develop and communicate a positive ethos which promotes respect towards all, and a positive approach to health, the environment and the community and ensures that all children have the opportunity to benefit from stimulating challenges and the right to play.
The setting will provide milk and water and a selection of snacks throughout the day.
Please note: Day-care children who bring in a packed lunch must be non-perishable and prepared in line with our healthy pre-school project. The setting will provide milk and water and a selection of snacks throughout the day. Hot meals can be provided by request and subject to an additional charge.
Semi Skimmed Milk is offered and Water freely available - Children are encouraged to pour and help prepare their own snacks and recycle food waste and containers. Our menu has been developed in line with the Welsh Government Food and Health guidelines for Early Years Settings. We offer a nutritional snack not a main meal and any additional allergen information is available on request.
Please contact the setting for their current day care or sessional menu.
Activities will be planned daily, weekly and termly offering varied opportunities for play, based on the needs of the children that includes sand and water play, role play, messy and creative play, music and exploring the environment and the world around them to promote environmental sustainability. Physical play is encouraged throughout all activities. Please read our noticeboard for up-to-date information of services offered.
Children and carers are encouraged to participate in the planning of activities and ideas for equipment and future development of the group. A rota is available on the parent’s board.
The ethos of the setting is to encourage staff, children and families to consider our local environment and to participate in activities such as litter picking and recycling. A rota is available on the parent’s board.
"Just want to say a massive thank you to all staff. The girls have really enjoyed their time with you. They are always singing, counting and coming hime saying what they have done. The girls have learnt so much to take them forward into school. Again just want to say thank you"
"Lilli May has settled very well into the setting. At first she was very unsettled. The staff have been incredible with Lilli May! I cannot thank alol the staff enough. Lilli May has come on in heaps and bounds with her confidence, routine and communication. Would highly recommend this setting! Thank you!"