Ark Ayrton Primary Academy, Somers Road, Southsea PO5 4LS
ARK Alpha nursery is a full day care nursery, offering a range of sessions throughout the week on a full year and term time contract. Open from 7:30 - 6 Monday to Friday 51 weeks of the year (excluding bank holidays and they close for a week at Christmas)
ARK Alpha provides high quality care and education for all children. They offer a home from home experience with a personal, friendly and professional atmosphere for children and their families. Staff build positive relationships with families and assist children with learning the skills that are required for school.
Within the nursery they have 4 age groups: Monkeys 0-20 months, Zebras 21 months to 2 years 8 months, Leopards 2 years 9 months - 3 years 6 months and then the giraffes 3 years 7 months upwards. All the rooms have a range of resources to help develop all 7 areas of learning, the rooms also have their own free flow garden where the children can choose whether they play inside or outside throughout the day. In addition to this they have 2 large outside play areas including an all weather garden and a natural garden.
The team provide the best care for your child and are always planning for their next steps, each child will be allocated a key person from the day they join and this key person will be responsible for the planning and developmental activities for your child, these all reflect the children interests and their personal developments and get reviewed weekly.
If you have any questions or would like to received more information about the nursery please don't hesitate to get in contact, professionals are looking forwards to hearing from you to answer any questions or to arrange a show around.
Owner: ARK Schools
Person in charge: Julie Ayrton (Manager)
Local Authority / Social Services: Portsmouth City Council
Number of Staff: 28
Service Offered: Day Nursery (Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned), Open all year, Full Day Care, Sessional Day Care
Total Places for Children: 89
Age Range: from 0 years 3 months to 8 years 0 months
Opening Days: Mon-Fri
Opening Hours: 0730-1800
When Closed: Bank Holidays & Christmas
Fees Guide: Full week £205, Full day £44, AM/PM £19, School day £31, Twilight Session £12, Extra hours £5.75