WELCOME Buckingham Babies Nursery (66845685)
Buckingham Babies is a British owned and managed nursery offering highly skilled professional staff, in a safe, caring learning environment. Our nursery fosters interpersonal relationships among adults and the children, providing an educational experience of the highest quality.
Founded by an educational professional, we are able to ensure that your child will develop to the best of their ability. We focus on the main characteristics of a child’s learning psychology: playing and exploring, active learning, creating, and thinking critically. We believe that children have a natural disposition for learning and an innate curiosity that, when intentionally and carefully nurtured, blossoms into a life-long love of learning. We are committed to children and families. We hold them in mind in everything we do. We believe that children are curious, capable beings who learn and grow through play.
Buckingham Babies Nursery exists to provide an enriching educational environment for babies, toddlers and children. Fostering the love of learning through a developmentally appropriate environment, we seek to nurture each child’s social/emotional, physical and cognitive development. Our children enjoy a unique and education led experience, valued and encouraged to develop their own personalities, acquiring the skills and knowledge they need for the next stage of their formal learning.
Providing the best quality and consistency of early years education. All children should make progress through a secure foundation of learning and developing, planning around the needs of each individual child. We aspire to create a partnership between our practitioners and parents, resulting in the best possible start in life for your child. And for the future we want our children to warmly look back at their experience with us and see it as a cherished part of their childhood.
Provide a safe, happy and caring setting for our children.
Create a stimulating, educational environment where all children will develop to their full ability.
To develop the confidence of children utilising a programme where children can value themselves and others through play.
Provide opportunities for imaginative and creative play, allowing children to explore their open identity, hence building self-esteem.
At Buckingham Babies, we ensure that your child has access to the best possible care, environment, education and resources. We understand that it is often difficult to leave your child in the care of others, but we want to build a relationship of trust between ourselves and parents.
Fully equipped classrooms with resources from UK, Ipads, books and other quality resources
Full time security personell
SEN experienced teachers
Supervised sleep room for the children to rest when necessary
We have an indoor play area, equipped with imported, clean, safe toys and game. The indoor play area is fitted with soft, padded, saftey flooring
The outdoor play area is fitted with safety flooring, shading, imported toys, garden, sandpit and water play area
We offer Islam, Arabic and French lessons
Monitor your child’s day, in real time with the use of our app, ‘Brightwheel’, enable you as a parent to keep up to date with your childs progress during the day from your mobile phone. You can access nap times, food record, pictures, activities and many other things.
Enrolling your child in Buckingham Babies Nursery is like being part of an extended family. We do our best to create a homely and friendly environment, ensuring a safe and caring environment where children can grow and learn whhile having a lot of fun.
Provide the best quality support and care
Respect each child’s individuality
Recognise and nurture each child’s individual potential
Promote a positive attitude to learning, promoting a life long love of learning
We value parental involvement and aim to communicate fully in order to keep our parents informed about with what is happening at BB. We believe it is important to build a close partnership between home and the nursery, nurturing the foundations of trust.
For this reason we use a tool called “Brightwheel”. Brightwheel is an application fee to download to your mobile phone, you can monitor your childs day, keepig up to date with things like activities, photos, feeding, toilet and nappy changes etc
UK EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage)
Children learn and develop well in enabling environments, in which their experiences respond to their individual needs and there is a strong partnership between practitioners and parents and carers.” (EYFS 2012)
The nursery seeks to provide stimulating resources which are relevant to the children’s cultures and communities. We seek to use the best quality resources in three separate stimulating rooms for the different age groups.
Staff are able to observe children and plan a range of activities to suit their individual stage of development.
Our programme is comprised of seven areas of learning and development. The areas are interconnected, igniting curiosity and enthusiasm for learning, developing their social skills and enabling them to form relationships and thrive in life:
Each of the areas are as equally important during the early stages of a child’s development.
Communication and Language
Personal, social and emotional development
Understanding the world
Expressive art and design
Additionally we provide Arabic, Spanish, French and Islam sessions.
Baby Room: Peter Rabbits
At Buckingham Babies, we have several group options for your child. We accept babies from the age of 2 months. The Peter Rabbit Group is from age 2 months until the baby is walking, usually around the age of 1.
This group will have a ratio of 1:1, your baby will never be left unattended we rest assure they are in safe hands.
Development at this age is crucial therefore the room is fully equipped with sensory resources and floor toys, enabling them to explore their surroundings in the three prime areas.
You will be updated each day regarding your baby’s progress and can follow throughout the day via our application. The teacher can log pictures and updates such as nappy changes and feeding or nap activities.
The paddington bears room is for babies from approx 1 year to 2 years old, those who are walking around and need little assistance. The group will be taken by a fully qualified UK trained teacher.
This room is large and open allowing space for your little ones to safely explore. With a ratio of 1:4 we aim to offer the best childcare education. Each staff member is allocated key children and will monitor their progress with reference to EYFS guidance, using our application and at the end of the day when you collect your child.
The children are growing and are starting to learn basic skills through play. Activities available at our Day Nursery in Liverpool, throughout the day are construction, Maths, English, Arabic, messy play, creative role play and many more. Children are also able to access the shaded outdoor area every day and will always be supervised. The environment is stimulating and safe with a maximum of 16 children.
The Big Ben’s room accommodates the eldest children, from the age of around 3 up to 4 years maximum. The group is led by a fully qualified UK teacher.
Each of the staff members are allocated key children and will carry out observations of children using the EYFS guidance and plan to follow the Child’s interest and learning, this is then accessible to parents via our online application service.
Our Pre School room is of a large open plan it is very bright and spacious. We have a safe, stimulating, working environment both indoors and out for the children to access at our day nursery through the use of our continuous provision play. The children learn through play, and can access the equipment with guidance from the staff. They are given the opportunity to be more independent, exploring throughout the day and gaining new experiences. We also prepare the children for when they are ready to go to school and give them the confidence they need for that next big step.
7am Drop off
Children are welcomed by staff and have a choice of free play
Circle Time, news topics and discussions
Fun-filled activities in each area of learning including: arts & crafts, role-play, science & discovery, touch screen computers, language & literacy, maths, cooking, games and toys – indoors and outdoors
The children enjoy themed stories and rhymes on the carpet
Morning snacks and drinks followed by free choice books
Everyone joins in with fun music, drama and dance or focused group activities
Physical play in outdoor playground where we climb, balance, ride, make obstacle courses, enjoy ball games and the parachute
Afternoon session begins by chatting about news and our topic in circle time
Maths, literacy, focused activities through play and construction.
Reading and ready for home time
If children are allowed a nap, they will be supervised in our dedicated sleep room.
Buckingham Babies is a British Nursery school in the heart of Qatar, staffed by qualified and enthusiastic Early Years Practitioners. The school welcomes up to 50 children, per session, from 2 months up to 4 years.
The owner and director is a a qualified UK teaching graduate and aims to ensure that the standards are high and that there is a rich learning ethos within our nursery.
Each class is led by a fully qualified teacher, with experience in the British UK EYFS Curriculum. The teachers are supported by teaching assistants who have many years of experience within nurseries and working with small children and babies.
We place a high emphasis on staff training and development as we believe that our most valuable resource is our staff, all staff are checked for suitability and hold a full police check.
Additionally we have a full time nurse who will focus on the well being and health of the children and security officer to ensure your child is safe in our care.
Katrina is 33 years old, she has been living in Qatar for 9 years. Katrina has a BSc in Education and Mathematics and a MSc in international Management form the University of Liverpool in England.
She taught in England for 4 years before coming to Qatar, where she taught in the Gulf English School for 6 years.
After leaving the school Katrina followed with a career in the business field for many years, Katrina is now returning to the industry to fulfil her love for children and education.
We are now enrolling for January 2017, you can enrol your child for 3, 4 or 5 days and can choose to pay monthly or termly. We have a clear admissions policy at Buckingham Babies Nursery.
Our hours are from 7am – 2pm, please speak to management regarding extended hours.
You will find all of the information you need in our application pack.
If you have any further enquiries please do not hesitate to contact us.
All documentation must be completed, signed and returned to our management team.
We accept registrations at any stage in the year, for children between the ages of 2 months and 4 years old.
If you would like to complete the ‘Expression of Interest’ form and somebody from our nursery will contact you.
We can explain our approach, arrange for a visit, discuss any requirements or concerns that you may have.
If there are no spaces available for your required age range then your child will be placed on our Waiting List until an appropriate space is available, as places at Buckingham Babies are given on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.
The application form can be downloaded from the link below, please note the additional documentation that you need to provide as your child will not be admitted to the nursery without it.
If you are unable to visit us in person at this stage, or not all the details are readily available, some of this information can be deferred. However, please note we cannot allow children to start at the nursery until the Application Form has been completed in full, including the required additional documentation.
- CurriculumEnglish- Arabic, Spanish, French and Islam
- Admission Age2 months and 4 years
- Admission Dateopen
- Working Hours7am - 2pm