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12 Wellside Place
We are here for you:
Tel: 01324 626668
is open from
8.00 am to 6.00 pm
Monday to Friday
7.30am start can be
organised with prior
At Wellside Kindergarten it is our aim to introduce a stimulating and happy environment in day care for children, providing the highest standard of professional childcare and education for children aged birth to five years. We greatly encourage the natural joy of discovery in each child and through activity, play and learning by example, nurture a caring, considerate attitude. Relating in a positive way to their peers, enjoying team activities, sharing conversations and accomplishing tasks together all pave the way for the road ahead.
Caring for your child is our number one priority and in partnership with parents we will ensure that we take the time to support each individual child's personal development. Children are listened to and encouraged to take an active role in deciding what we do in the nursery, which in turn makes a real difference to the crucial development of their personal and social skills. Caring, well experienced and fully qualified staff provide well balanced activities
We are quietly situated only minutes from Falkirk town centre and close to all amenities. Wellside Place lies between Falkirk Town Hall and Falkirk Police Station. The nursery is within walking distance of both Grahamston and Falkirk High railway stations
Wellside Kindergarten was established in1993.The house standing in its own grounds retains many of the original features creating a realistic home environment to which children can relate as well as an educational setting.
There is a large enclosed garden to the side of the nursery creating fantastic opportunities for outdoor play. This offers a safe environment for all age groups. The garden is easily accessible from all playrooms and children have the opportunity to play in the garden all year round. In addition, the close proximity of Dollar Park and Callendar Park, local public parks, provides facilities for wider physical development.
Wellside Kindergarten has achieved four ECO Schools Green Flag Awards, Health Promoting Schools Award and Healthy Working Lives Award.
Wellside Kindergarten in registered with the Care Inspectorate. All nursery staff are registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and all staff holds a PVG Certificate.
Extract from our recent Care Inspectorate Report
What the service does well
The nursery continues to have excellent practice in providing opportunities for parents and children to participate in the life and work of the service. This is done in a meaningful way and results in high quality outcomes for people using the service.
The nursery has excellent approaches to ensure that children's health and wellbeing needs are met. They provide a range of well planned experiences to help children learn about and practice keeping healthy, safe and well.
The nursery is clean, well maintained and very well resourced. It provides a stimulating, interesting learning environment for children of all ages and abilities.
Staff make excellent use of the extensive, inspiring garden areas and local woods to promote outdoor learning in line with best practice.
The nursery participates well and has a high level of performance in ECO Schools and Health Promoting Schools initiatives.
Staff are well trained, motivated and caring in their work with the children.
The nursery is well led by an enthusiastic, experienced and motivated management team.