Address. Magdalen Gates Preschool, Bull Close Road, Norwich NR3 1NG

Tel. 01603 665783          Email. [email protected]


Registered Charity Number. 1189861 CIO

Ofsted Registration Number. 544324

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SEND Information

Early Support

For parents and carers of children under 5 with SEND

SEND: More Info

At Magdalen Gates Preschool we are committed to providing all children who attend our sessions with childcare tailored to meet their needs.


If you would like to discuss arrangements for your child with us please contact the Preschool Manager, Paula Watts on 01603 665783 or email [email protected]

Here are some of the main points about what our setting has to offer children with special educational needs and disabilities. To read the full document, please click the 'SEND local offer info' button at the bottom of the page.


What is your service?

Preschool offering sessional care and education for 3-4 year olds, mornings and afternoons, 15 hours per week funded providing spaces available.


Where is your service located, what geographic area(s) does it cover? How is it delivered? (Clinic, outreach, school, community centre etc)?

NR3 area north city close to local amenities.


What needs does your service aim to meet for children and young people with SEND and their families?

Families with 3-4 year old children. Experiences and activities planned to individual children’s needs and interests, following the EYFS.


What outcomes does your service aim to achieve for children and young people with SEND and their families?  

To achieve the child’s best outcome through rich learning experiences. Individual educational plans. Transitions to school. Families are supported in conjunction with any other outside agencies if required.


How is your service fully accessible to children, young people with SEND and their families eg: facilities, support from staff?

Wheelchair accessible, trained staff in a range of different needs.


How do you communicate with children, young people with SEND and their families?

Daily verbal communication. Sharing learning journeys.


What training have your staff and/or volunteers received to support children and young people with SEND and their families?

All staff at least level 3 child care and education trained. I level 4, 2 EYPS. Various individual staff trained in autism spectrum, EAL, early talk speech and language courses etc

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