Renishaw Primary School

Parent and Toddler Group


Renishaw Robins Toddler Group

The children have the opportunity, to play with various toys and join in fun activities, from creative, play dough, water play, decorating cakes/biscuits, story time dancing and singing. Each week there will be something different for the children to join in with, we follow and celebrate different festivals and special days for example Mother’s Day and Easter.

While parents have the chance to socialise with other parent and carers, and so avoid the isolation that looking after children can involve. You can meet people who are in a similar situation and so find support and meet friends.

There are many advantages to attending a toddler group for both you and your children such as: It allows your child to socialise with other and gain confidence. This means toddler groups are a way to prepare for when they go to nursery.

Our Toddler Group is run by Mrs Passaseo, our Nursery Teaching Assistant, she holds a Foundation Degree level 5 in Early Years and has 26 years of experience of working in Early Years with children from birth to 5 years old. Having a member of our nursery team running the toddler groups helps with forming bonds with the children who are going to attend school Nursery. When they start nursery, they will already have a trusted adult, who they have formed a relationship with, in the setting. This in turn can help with the settling in process and can lead to an enjoyable start to their educational journey.

The Toddler Group runs ever Monday morning from 9 till 10.30 in the school sports hall.

It is £2 per child and £1 for any additional siblings attending the session.

We ask parents to bring along a snack and drink for their child with them. We have a NO NUT policy within our school, so we ask that any snacks being brought are nut free.

We also ask parents not to bring hot drinks with them and that mobile phones are not used within the session time. The school policy is no mobiles to be used in or around the school site.

We look forward to welcoming you to our group, if you have further questions, please contact the school office or message on our Facebook page.

Here are a couple of reviews, of what parents think of our Toddler Group and our Nursery.

"Great toddler group and amazing nursery. My daughter progressed massively! Amazing staff that my daughter looks up to, she LOVED nursery and couldn’t wait to go every day, forest school was her favourite. She learned so much in so little time, always telling me great stories when walking home. Couldn’t of asked for a better nursery." - Parent

"My son has now started play group on a Monday and loves it, he’s so excited walking into the hall on the day. He’s now started to explore more of the toys and things to do, it’s great for all ages, babies to toddlers, getting them ready for when they start nursery, having familiar faces for when they start and getting to know the nursery teacher! Definitely 5 out of 5" - Parent.

"My daughter loves playgroup every Monday!! She talks about it all week and gets very excited on a Monday morning. Lots of toys and activities for her to do, her favourite part is the songs at the end. She starts nursery in September and her love of the play group makes me feel assured that she’ll love nursery just as much!!!" - Parent.