Address

Toybox Day Nursery
393 Station road
Yardley
B33 8PL

Our Car Park is situated at the end of Kington Way, B33 8PU

Contact Us

Tel:
0121 244 3176

Email:
info@toyboxdaynursery.com

Opening hours
07:00-18:00

Alternatively please use our contact form to register your interest today.

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* Can all parents note that doors will open promptly at 9am, 12pm, 1pm and 4pm. Please ensure a prompt arrival for your child's session 

Information

Toybox Day Nursery offers FREE childcare spaces!

All 3 to 4-year-olds in England can get free early education or childcare.

Some 2-year-olds are also eligible for 15 hours free childcare,

call 0121 244 3176 for additional information 

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Registration

Here you can find out about how we run things at Toybox Day Nursery. We need your help to keep this organisation running as smoothly as possible!

If you would like a place for your child at our nursery, please make an appointment and we'll gladly take the time to explain everything you need to know. You can make an appointment by phone or by using our contact form

This is an opportunity for you to get to look around our beautiful setting. We take pride in our environment and want you, as parents to feel the same way about the place you leave your child. Our spacious nursery is inviting, and staff are always happy to help.

During the show around, you can ask as many questions as you wish, we are here to answer all your concerns. We understand what it means for you to leave your prized possession in the care of others, therefore, we want you to fire away with all the questions you can think of. We are here to put you at ease, and promise to be compassionate towards you and the process of settling your child into the setting. 

Phone: 0121 2443176

Email: info@toyboxdaynursery.com

What happens if my child is ill?

As a Nursery setting we operate within guidelines issued by the Health Protection Team. These guidelines notify us of the exclusion periods and signs/symptoms of various childhood illnesses, which we are obliged to adhere to. These are called ‘Infection Control Guidelines For Day Care Facilities. ’

It's unavoidable that small children catch all kinds of minor infections. For a speedy recovery and to prevent the other children from falling ill, children who are unwell must stay at home. Only when the fever has subsided for a whole day should you return your child to the nursery.

Should your child become ill with sickness or diarrhoea, we ask for the child to be clear from these symptoms for 48 hours, and they have returned to a normal diet, before returning to Nursery.

If the infection/disease is infectious, we'll need a doctor's note confirming that your child is no longer contagious.

If your child has been treated for an illness, please ensure the staff are given sufficient information about the illness/medication upon the child’s return to Nursery. Medication can be administered on the condition it has been prescribed by the child’s GP and is brought into Nursery in the original packaging, that is clearly labelled.

Chicken Pox - advice for parents

Chicken pox begins with a sudden onset of slight fever, feeling unwell, and an itchy rash will start to appear with flat red spots. These spots will then become raised and full of fluid.
Chicken pox is infectious, and is spread by virus from the nose and throat. The fluid from the spots is also infectious. During this time the infected child should rest, and be made as comfortable as possible.

Calamine lotion is recommended to soothe the itching of the spots, until they scab over. It is advised that reduced amount of clothing should be put on the child, and paracetamol maybe prescribed to help the child to feel more comfortable.

The recommended exclusion period for Chicken pox within the Nursery setting is at least 5 days from the onset of the rash, or until the spots have all crusted over.

For parents/Carers who have been in contact with a child with chickenpox, and are pregnant are advised to seek medical advice, as this can be more serious.



Funding

Outlined briefly below are details of the assistance which may be available to you, the nursery management will be happy to discuss these in more detail.

 

Childcare Vouchers

Toybox accepts Corporate Childcare Vouchers as payment of Nursery Fees.  These are schemes which some employers offer to help working parents save on registered childcare costs.

Childcare vouchers are not means tested and are available to all working parents whose employers operate Childcare Voucher Schemes. These schemes save you National Insurance and Income Tax as a set weekly amount can be deducted from your salary prior to taxation. This money is then converted into childcare vouchers for the same amount.

 

Tax Credits (child benefit)

Nine out of 10 families are eligible for some financial assistance through the Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit. The amount you receive will depend on your circumstances. Working Tax Credit includes a childcare element to help families who are working and spending money on childcare.

 

Nursery Education Grant (Childcare Funding)

The Government introduced the Nursery Education Grant to provide a free early education place for 3 year olds and all 4 year olds, as well as eligible 2 year olds. Toybox receives annual Education Grant which is allocated to your child once they are eligible. The amount available per child changes from year to year depending on government funding, We will be able to confirm the current amount to you and to explain how the system works when your child qualifies.




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