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Westmount Day Nursery

nursery worker and childrenWe were established in 1973 and are registered under the Day Care of Children (Jersey) Law, 2002, to provide care and education for up to 52 children. We can care for children from age 2 to school age.

Our aim is to provide a real foundation for the future and encourage learning for each child in our care. We maintain a warm, friendly, stimulating and safe environment where children are encouraged to reach their full potential with the support of our dedicated, professional teams. Children are treated with respect and are encouraged to have respect for others.

Our Qualifications & Policies
Our experienced and professional staff are fully qualified in child care and education and undertake continuous professional development throughout the year. We are accredited in Baby Effective Early Learning ('BEEL'), and use the Under 3's Quality framework for the children under three years. We are accredited in Effective Early Learning ('EEL') and use the Pre-School Quality framework for children age 3 to 5 years.

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The staffing ratios are as follows:
Over 3 years - 1 adult per 8 children
2-3 years - 1 adult per 4 children

We comply with the recommendations of the Environmental Health Department - a booklet is kept at the Nursery should parents or guardians wish to read it on request.

Starting Nursery
When a child begins at our Nursery we encourage parents and guardians to stay with the child as the period of separation is slowly lengthened until your child is settled and confident. The time needed for adjustment will vary from child to child. Each child will have a dedicated group and 'keyworker' for the entire stay at the Nursery. Keyworkers and parents are encouraged to develop a mutually supportive relationship to ensure continuity of care from home to the Nursery. The development of a child is recorded by staff in learning journeys, which the parent or guardian are welcome to read and contribute to at any time.

children paintingActivities & Outings
A wide range of activities and experiences are provided to help the children to develop physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially, in line with current curriculum recommendations. Outings are an important part of nursery life and are arranged as often as possible. We have a minibus, which is equipped with child safety seats and full insurance. We also use other forms of transport such as the local bus and Le Petit Train and sometimes go for walks.

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An application form to reserve a place at the Nursery can be completed online.  
When a nursery place becomes available, you will be contacted by the Nursery Manager and a confirmation form must be completed and signed by the parents or guardians.

A deposit will be paid by the parent or guardian to the Nursery on acceptance of the offer. Payment of fees for the child's attendance should be made monthly in advance by direct debit.

Nursery Charges

Commencing 1 September 2016

 Age Group                                   Per Hour Charges

Full Time Session (Sunshine Room) £274.26 per week
Sunshine Room £6.16 per hour
Rainbow Room (NEF) £5.15 per hour
Extra Hours Rate £8.94 per hour
Lunches £2.10 per day


As working parents, you may be eligible for Income Support. Please contact the States' Employment and Social Security Department on (01534) 445505.

Contact Westmount Day Nursery
Westmount Road
St Helier

Nursery Coordinator: Linda Le Marquard

Practice Manager: Jane Snodgrass
Phone: (01534) 811718

Opening Hours
Monday - Friday
7.30am - 5.30pm
The Nursery is closed on Bank Holidays and between Christmas and New Year.
(Christmas Eve 2pm finish, re-opening 2nd January or equivalent day should 2nd January fall on a weekend). Please see notice boards to confirm times.