Grove Community Project

21 Arthur Road, Handsworth, Birmingham B21 9HY

Grove Community Project provides high-quality childcare and early years learning opportunities to children from 2-12 years old. This includes a nursery, before and after school clubs and holiday playschemes. 64 children attend the 32 place nursery, mostly part-time.

The setting follows the Reggio Emilia approach, an educational philosophy that originates from Reggio Emilia in Italy and is based on a child-centred approach to learning.

Children are encouraged to develop through creativity and by making their own choices. The nursery has a resident artist who works with both staff and children to promote independent thinking and responsibility. They also have a qualified Forest School leader who delivers sessions weekly.

Grove Community Project has been providing quality childcare for the local community in Handsworth, Birmingham for the past 24 years. It is part of the work of the St James Church and received charitable status in 1998.

Owner: Grove Community Project

Person in charge: Sarah Wood (Manager)

Local Authority / Social Services: Birmingham City Council

Number of Staff: 10

Service Offered: Day Nursery (Voluntary / Not for Profit Owned), Open all year, Full Day Care, Sessional Day Care

Total Places for Children: 64

Age Range: from 2 years 0 months to 12 years 0 months

Opening Days: Mon-Fri

Opening Hours: 0745-1800

When Closed: Bank Holiday & some School Holidays


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