Pre-School Paston & Gunthorpe
Shooting Stars Pre-school is nestled in the centre of the community offering a friendly, and well-equipped learning environment for you and your child.
We enjoy strong working relationships with our families, creating a ‘family atmosphere’ that is welcoming, inclusive, and reassuring for parents/carers as well as the children.
Our highly motivated and experienced team ensure that they deliver the highest quality of learning to every child in their care, through planned activities based on the children’s’ interests.
Children are given the choice to free flow all day throughout the learning areas and staff ensure that the opportunities for learning are maximised through their skilful support, questioning, and observing of the children.
Everything we do in the setting is based on the children’s interests, and we believe that independence is vital in preparing the children for the next stage of their education.
Shooting Stars Pre-school first opened in September 2012. We are a 32-place pre-school catering for 2-5-year olds offering morning, afternoon or full day sessions, term time only.
We accept government funding of 15 or 30 hours this can be spread across sessions or used for full days.
We also provide a lunch club between 11:30am–12:30pm, for an additional fee and parents/carers are required to provide a healthy lunch for their child.
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Brilliant, great with the children, love the connection my son has with his key worker, I know my son is in safe hands and well looked after. All staff are brilliant, highly recommend. – Parent
My son is currently at Shooting Stars Preschool. The staff here are just simply amazing. My son started preschool really struggling with speech and now a couple of months on he is communicating clearly and is saying sentences. The staff and management have been really supportive and have put on communication groups whilst he is learning and playing and really have encouraged him to achieve with positive interactions, good praise and beautiful activities which he has chosen and they have extended. The setting is set out every day the room and garden and all the children have free flow and use the space lovely. Management are always about throughout the day, welcoming and checking that everything is ok and that all parents and children are happy. I’m so pleased we chose this preschool it has been the best decision for our son, he is happy, enjoying his time there and learning more and more each day. – Parent
My son is currently attending Shooting Stars Pre-School, he is my third child to attend here.
I cannot praise the staff enough, they are all well trained, and really care about each child as an individual and their needs.
When the staff needed to be trained, on how to administer rescue medication, for my son, before he could return to preschool after being seriously unwell, all the staff stayed behind well after the end of their day to have the training.
I know my son is safe and happy. His relationship with his key person is so positive, and he has made progress within the preschool, especially with his speech.
There is always a wide range of activities that are always very well thought out and imaginative. The children have free flow play through to the well-equipped garden. The ‘stay and play’ days are always looked forward too, and we always have an amazing time. – Parent
My daughter has attended since September 2019, and all I can say is a fantastic nursery. Lovely people. Well thought out activities, encourages children’s independence. Teaches them about hygiene and emergency services. The staff really care about the kids, and they handle difficult situations brilliantly with care and explanations. They encourage the kids to tidy up after themselves. I feel really positive about leaving my kids in their care. I feel like the things I teach my kids at home is reinforced there, which makes things easier. I cannot recommend highly enough. In fact, I did not want my son to start nursery until he was three, but it’s such a great setting, he’s starting next; week six months earlier than I planned. – Parent
son has attended the nursery since he was 2 years old and they have been nothing but supportive helping me and my son through so much. I cannot thank them enough. All the staff are well and truly amazing in how they look out for each and every child in their own way and needs! My son’s relationship with his key person is so positive and amazing. He always comes out telling me what he has done.
Cannot thank you all enough. Thank you! – Parent
Mon 8:30am till 3:30 pm
Tues 8:30am till 3:30 pm
Wed 8:30am till 3:30 pm
Thurs 8:30am till 3:30 pm
Fri 8:30am till 3:30 pm