Nithsdale House Nursery
620 Shields Road
Tel: 0141 2377945
Nithsdale House Nursery is a part of Little Einstein’s Kindergarten Ltd. an ever expanding chain of nurseries throughout Scotland. It is the youngest member of the family. It is a brand new nursery situated at the junction of Nithsdale Road and Shields Road. There are 4 huge rooms for children of different age group. Additional rooms provide an office, kitchen, utility and staff room. There is a secured, spacious play area, with a wide range of outdoor equipments.
The nursery will provide day-care facilities for children aged Birth to 5 years. It is registered with the Care Commission and we have also applied for partnership with Glasgow City Council. We aim to be a resource for families, providing a nurturing environment for young children which has the highest standards of care and education. We continually strive towards being an environment which provides support, time and space to children as their confidence, self-esteem and enjoyment of life develops. We aim to be a home from home where all are valued, respected and supported.
We expect parents to be our active partners in meeting their children’s needs. Parents are child’s first teacher, you know your child best of all and we need your help to understand their needs and to identify how best to help them. You are always welcome to come into the nursery at any time to see for yourself how your child is progressing. We will also provide you with regular information on what they are doing and how you can ensure they gain the most from this experience.
Morning Session 08:00 - 13:00
Afternoon Session 13:00 - 18:00
We are open Monday to Friday, 52 weeks in a year. We are closed for Christmas, Boxing day, New year and 2nd January. The nursery is also closed on Bank Holidays.
Children can attend nursery for morning, afternoon or full day sessions.
Meals & Snacks
- All our meals are cooked in our own kitchen providing a wide variety of meals to suit all dietary and cultural needs
- Our qualified cook provides nutritious, healthy snacks made fresh daily.
- Our menus are on a 2 week rota and are displayed on our parent’s notice board.
- Breakfast is on offer from 8.00 am until 9.15am and a two course lunch is provided.
- Snacks are provided at 3.00pm.
- Milk and water are provided at snacks and mealtimes.
- Water is on offer to the children throughout the day.
- Snacks and meals are included in the fees.
- Vegetarian options are available
- We accommodate children with a special dietary requirement.
Baby Room (Birth to 2)
The child to staff ratio in this room is 3:1
There are two purpose built rooms for babies one each for Birth to 1 and 1 to 2, with its own sleep area, nappy changing area, food preparation area and pram area. It provides ample space to crawl and explore in a safe and secure setting. We assure to provide a comforting and homely environment.
2 - 3's Room
The child to staff ratio in this room is 5:1
This is a big room and the children in this room have free access to many activities such as crafts, games, home corner and messy play. There will also be a cosy corner for taking naps and sharing stories quietly. The children are cared for in small groups and will be encouraged to progress and become more confident and independent through their play.
Pre-School Room (3 - 5’s)
The child to staff ratio in this room is 8:1
Children in this room follow a slightly more structured day to help them develop in line with Scottish Executive ‘Curriculum for Excellence’. The staff follow a curriculum designed to your child’s individual needs; activities will be planned which are fun and exciting to ensure that the children enjoy their time in this room. Their activity areas will include sand/water, messy play, construction, book area, mathematical resources and puzzles. We will use all the available resources and our surroundings to teach the children about the world around them.
|0 - 3’s||3 - 5’s|
|Full Time (Mon - Fri)||£188.00||£173.00|
|*With effect from 01/06/2012|
|*Deposits are non refundable if parents decide to not take placement|