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Little Rookies Daycare

Open 50 weeks of the Year, Monday to Friday 7.45am - 5.45pm, providing pre school places, Breakfast club, After school club and Holiday club to all children in Fife age 3-12yrs

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Little Rookies offers a Daycare service for children age 3-12 years, from our amazing venue Freuchie Cricket Club.

Our Aims and Objectives are to provide a safe, secure and clean environment with stimulating activities that are appropriate to the age of your child. To be a positive role model and promote social skills, encouraging courteous behaviour and respect for others. Encourage creativity, self-expression and imagination through play and activities, promoting your child’s good behavior through praise and encourage at all development stages.

 

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Pre School places 3+

Little Rookies Daycare can offer places for £4 per hour from 7.45am-5.45pm pick up and drop off from Freuchie Nursery & School are available.

Full days at Little Rookies open to all children in Fife

All childcare vouchers are accepted

 
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Policy and Procedures of Little Rookies

Policy and procedures can be emailed to yourself and viewed at Rookies at any time, they are also at the bottom of this website page, all confidential information is kept in a secure locked box. Children’s progress reviews are recorded every 6 months. Rookies ensures compliance with regulatory staff/child ratio. Term time we run with 16 children and 2 staff, in the holidays periods additional staff as required for a maximum of 30 children to which only 8 will be between the age of 3-5 at any one time. 

We have a closed Facebook page for communication. (Rookies Daycare)

We accept all Childcare Vouchers.

Booking’s and payments can be done on our website, banking online or switch machine at the club. 

Invoices are due on the 1st of every month.

48 hours’ notice to be given for Breakfast, After School and Holiday Club for refund, no refund given for less then 48hrs notice, all deposit are non refundable.

Absence due to parent or child Illness – Full Pay

Occasional absence (day off) – Full Pay  

Rookies holidays (2 weeks at Christmas) – Nill                                                                        


 Children’s Rights: Participation in Practice

A child-friendly environment is one where children feel safe and comfortable and where they are encouraged to express themselves freely. The friendlier the environment, the more readily children will feel able to contribute and the more they will gain from their involvement. Offering children a choice is the first step to ensure a child’s right to participation is honoured. Children have a right to play. Play and recreation is vital to children’s development, providing the opportunity for enjoyment, exploration, refuge, and participation in cultural and social events. Play is the very centre of children’s spontaneous urge for development and should be understood as crucial to the quality of children’s engagement with their world.

 

 

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Activities

 

We ensure that there are activities to suit every interest throughout the day, for all ages and abilities. The activities change daily and we try to always make the most of the good weather to play outside as much as we can. 

Our activities include:

  • Daily Sports sessions

  • Archery

  • Lego creations

  • Sand Art workshops

  • Bake off and mocktail mornings

  • Arts and Crafts

  • Pool Competitions

  • Sensory trays

  • Den making

  • Treasure Hunts

  • Dancing

  • Team challenges

  • Table Tennis

  • Penalty shootouts

  • Human Hunger Hippo

  • Themed quizzes

 

Events

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Little Rookies Daily Activities available everyday at Rookies This is not our Itinerary this is just our Provisions we have in place

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Themed colouring sheets 🖍
Games and sports with Laura (our very own sports coach)
Lego creations🔸
Arts and crafts✂️
Football and goals 🥅⚽️
Music🎼
Xbox🎮
Magnetic toys
PlayMobil castle
Badminton 🏸
Table tennis 🏓
Fuseball ⚽️
Walking n talking 🚶‍♀️
Cards ♦️ jumbo cards ♥️
Quizzes and word searches
Sensory tray
Books and reading corner 📚
Stepping stones
I pod
Sports day kit
Marble run
Archery 🏹
Board games ♟
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Floor ball equipment
Giant balls
Noodles
Cups
Coloured bingo
Water tray
Gymnastic mats

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New for 2019 Little Rookies Daycare

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Friday 20th December 3.15pm-5.30pm £8

Rookies end of term Christmas celebrations starting with Christmas biscuits and hot chocolate followed by Christmas arts and crafts 🎄Christmas games and a mystery mince pie treasure hunt. Finishing up with a Christmas movie ☃️
*Parents this is your last chance of 2019 to get a bit of peace before we close for 2 weeks 🤦‍♀️🤣
Just book on our website for after school club on the 20th December to Secure your place.
Hohoho 🎅
Open to all 3-12 years

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Monday 6th January 2020 In Service day 7.45am-5.45pm £22

Team Rookies are delighted to be spending our first day back of the holidays as an in-service day, We are starting back with a full on day of a circus themed extravaganza with colourful arts and crafts, design your own circus, team circus challenges along with find the missing clown 🤡 and a knock knock stand-off with prizes to be won.

Open to all 3-12years

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February School Holidays

12th,13th,14th

This holiday Team Rookies have came up with an adventure packed itinerary of team challenges in our escape room, giant arts and craft displays along with a badminton showdown. Games with Laura and a valentines arts and crafts with Caroline

Open to all 3-12 years

7.45am - 5.45pm £22

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Easter School Holidays (2 Weeks)

Dates - 6th - 10th April and the 13th - 17th April 2020

Little Rookies daycare is offering a Easter extravaganza over the two weeks of the school holidays.
We will be hosting Sand Art mornings, themed arts and crafts, sports and games with Laura including a few Floorball sessions, jumbo card games, quizzes, and parachute games, Easter egg hunts, find the missing bunny challenges,
egg decorating, New for rookies under water marble run made from lego! Along with all rookies usual shenanigans.

7.45am - 5.45pm £22

Open to all 3-12 years

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Friday 8th May

Movement to music May Day special
Themed arts and crafts to music, all sports games and quizzes will be involving music 🎶
7.45am - 5.45pm £22
Open to all 3-12years

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1st & 2nd of June

Traditional sports day event Monday and Tuesday we will be hosting weather permitting picnic in the park, traditional sports games, make your own flags and signs with Caroline.
All leading up to a team challenge of children versus staff at traditional sport off.

7.45am - 5.45pm £22

Open to all 3-12 years

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Summer Holiday Dates 2020

Rookies is open to all children age 3-12 years
7.45am - 5.45pm £22 Monday to Friday
Childcare vouchers accepted
We are open all summer holidays


Week 1 - 6th - 10th July
Week 2 - 13th - 17th July
Week 3 - 20th - 24th July
Week 4 - 27th - 31st July
Week 5 - 3rd - 7th August
Week 6 - 10th - 14th August
Monday 17th & Tuesday 18th August

Our itinerary will be posted weekly

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October Holiday dates 2020

Two weeks of Autumn and Halloween entertainment and activities, themed games and sports with Laura, Halloween arts and crafts with Caroline.
Weekly itinerary to follow

Week 1 - 12th - 16th October
Week 2 - 19th - 23rd October
7.45am - 5.45pm £22 Monday to Friday
Open to all 3-12 years

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Friday 13th November 2020

School in service day
7.45am - 5.45pm £22
Pudsey bear celebration day
Lots of yellow, lots of games and lots of activities a very popular day and fills up fast
Open to all 3-12years

Staff of Little Rookies

 
 

All our staff members are Disclosure Scotland approved.

Caroline Coll
Owner and Manager of Little Rookies & Little Rookies Childminding Service 2009 to present

Qualified to SVQ Level 3 in Children’s Care Learning & Development, and SVQ Level 4 in Social Services (Children and Young People)

St Andrews Ambulance Servers First Aid Certificate. 

Tracey Jamieson
Early years officer with Fife Council

Little Rookies Daycare Assistant

Laura Duff

Little Rookies Assistant Manager & Sports Coach

HND in sports coaching and development, 10 years experience working in sporting environment with primary school age children. Working towards her SVQ Level 3 in Social Services (Children and Young People)

St Andrews Ambulance Servers First Aid Certificate. 

David Coll Owner and Financial Director

 
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Pricing

We provide a full day of active and creative activities for your child in a safe environment.

The rates below are per child per day. 

School Holidays only

Full Day: from 7.45am until 5.45pm

£22 per child per day (must bring packed lunch and water bottle)

All bookings should be made via our website and we take a £5 non refundable deposit per child per day for full days. Full balance payment is then taken on site at the beginning of each week or full balance can be paid on line. 

48hrs cancellation no refunds will be given

More than 48 hrs notice of cancellation through website only, refund will be given less £5 non refundable deposit and £1 admin fee. 

You can not swap days


Half Day: from 7.45am until 1pm

£12 per child per day (must bring packed lunch and water bottle)

Half days must be paid in full at time of booking. Any pick ups after 1pm will be charged at a full day.

We do not offer Half Days in the afternoon after 1pm.

48hrs cancellation no refunds will be given

More than 48 hrs notice of cancellation through website only refund will be given less £1 admin fee.

You can not swap days

 


Term Time Only

Breakfast Club: from 7.45am until 9am

Including breakfast and drop off at school - £3.50 per child

48hrs cancellation no refunds will be given

More than 48 hrs notice of cancellation through website only refund will be given less 50p admin fee

You can not swap days

After School Club: from 3.15pm until 5.45pm

Including pick up from school - £8 per child

48hrs cancellation no refunds will be given

More than 48 hrs notice of cancellation through website only refund will be given less 50p admin fee

You can not swap days

All bookings should be made via our website and need to be paid in full at time of booking.

Testimonials

Little Rookies has been brilliant for my two boys. They love going there and feel totally happy and secure with Caroline, Tracey and Laura, which makes it much easier for me to go to work knowing they are having fun. They seem to really enjoy the noise and bustle and have lots of fun with the other kids. The activities are amazing and I often struggle to get them away when I come to collect them.
— Holiday Club Mum
We have been using the Breakfast Club as I have to be at work for 9am. My daughter is always happy to go to Little Rookies and loves going along to school with her mates.
— Breakfast Club Dad
I only get my work rota a couple of weeks in advance so being able to book my children in for different days and half days has been ace - thanks Team Rookies!
— Holiday Club and After School Club Mum
As a Teacher I actually get all holidays off with my wee girl but being able to send her to the Holiday Club for a couple of days during the holidays is great. It means she gets to see all her wee friends and Caroline and the team do amazing arty crafts with her that there is no way I would do at home, so we are both happy
— Holiday Club Mum

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