Sunflower Day Nursery is in Crediton High Street, Mid Devon near Queen Elizabeth Academy School. We are one of three Early Years Settings two of whom are situated in Newton Abbott. We are open fifty one week’s per year Monday to Friday 08.00 -18.00 and closed Bank Holidays and a week over Christmas. We are registered with the 2gether Funding for two year olds and Early Years Education Funding. It is a large setting and is extremely spacious and has been thoughtfully and appropriately adapted for Nursery use. The actual premises is 298m² and the children’s areas are spread over two floors, are suitably decorated and extremely well equipped, including air conditioning units within the 2 year and pre-school provision. Sunflower Day Nursery has the capacity for 73 children, with recent changes in 2014 we can enrol twenty three babies and fifty two to five year olds. We are accessible to the front and rear entrances of the building. At the front of the building we have brightly painted stairs and have an orange frontage with all of our information on the glass leading to the main entrance. To the rear is the access to the baby/toddler unit, which is buggy and wheelchair friendly. This floor has a stair way to the main lobby entrance and provides low level hand rail for children.
Sunflower Day Nursery at Crediton is owned by Steve and Samantha Rose-Morris , and is run by the Manager Stacey McDonald. The setting has a Key person system, who all have a vital role in providing quality care and education to the children that attend and is structured as follows;

Owner/ Appointed Health & safety and Fire Officer /Adult Safeguarding officer
Steve & Samantha Morris

Manager/ Appointed Safeguarding Designated officer for children & First Aid Person
Stacey McDonald – Foundation Degree Early Years

Deputy Manager and Baby room Supervisor – Diploma level 3 Early Years
Tracey Hooper

Supervisors - NVQ level 3 CCLD or equivalent
2 Year Room: Georgina Voysey – BA Honors Early Years (SENCo)
Pre-school Room: Michelle Way (Risk Assessor)

Nursery Nurse - NVQ level 3 CCLD or equivalent
Baby Room: Laura Atherton, Charlotte Penny, Stacey Williams
2 Year Room: Michelle Boddy, Debbie Snell and Katie Johnson (Deputy Safeguarding Designated Officer)
Pre-School Room: Sheri Durand and Kirstie Maxam

Bank Staff: Helen Bemrose

Nursery Assistants - NVQ level 2 CCLD or equivalent
Baby Room: Kira Wittaker
Pre-School: Jessica Harford

Advanced Apprentice (NVQ3 Early Years Educator)
Bianca Bulley

Cook – Emma Bosch

Cleaner – Sandra Way

Fees for Crediton
There is no registration fee or for settling in sessions. The first months fees are to be paid prior to the child’s first day of attendance and monthly thereafter.
3-4 Age Group (pre-school)
Please note the Early Years grant which is free has been increased to 15 hours instead of 12.5 hours.
Half Day: £29 am 08.00 to 13.00 or £26.50 pm 13.00 to 18.00)
Full Day: £40.80
Full Week: £36.80 per day.
2-3 Age Group
Half Day: £29 am (08.00 to 13.00) or £ 27.50 pm(13.00 to 18.00)
Full Day: £41.80
Full Week: £37.50 per day
0-2 Age Group
Half Day: £30 08.00 to 13.00 or £28.50 13.00 to 18.00)
Full Day: £ 43.90
Full Week: £39.00 per day

Funded childcare

2gether funded places and Early Years Education Funded sessions only are offered for 15 hours term time or the 11 hours stretched all year (subject to eligibility).
Lunch fees are £2.75 for a two course meal. Packed lunch can be provided by parent/carer as an alternative.
Please be advised that Sunflower Day Nursery term dates work on the pattern of Autumn 14 weeks, Spring 12 weeks and Summer 12 weeks per term. Therefore they may not follow the pattern of closure dates to local primary schools.