Bridgwater College

The Childcare Centre provides 71 full-time care and education places for children aged from 4 months to 5 years. Over 100 children from families in the general community access these places. To provide children with a consistent, caring and stimulating environment in which their learning and development is actively encouraged. To encourage and support children to become independent, confident and motivated learners. To provide parents with a facility which is constant yet flexible to their childcare needs.

To offer College students an opportunity to work alongside trained staff as part of their courses of study, in a facility which is an exemplar of good practice and quality childcare. To work closely with other professional agencies to provide a service which meets the individual needs of the children and families who access the Centre. To observe and plan for children based on their individual needs and interests, understanding the principles of the unique child.