56 THE RIVER MAGAZINE | Spring 2017 | E D U C A T I O N | said Head of Early Years Education and qualified teacher, Kate Yiannadji.“Activities are planned to extend learning and development while supporting each child’s natural disposition,”Kate added. At Coin Street, each child is encouraged to develop their own educational interests. Achievements are celebrated and mapped in individual portfolios. As a parent or carer, you’re encouraged to work closely with the nursery’s qualified team to monitor your child’s progress. This is achieved through regular contact, meetings, support groups and online. Awarded an Ofsted rating of Good, Coin Street nursery ensures your child gets the best start in life, with exciting curriculum-based activities planned specifically to enhance learning experiences and broaden their horizons.“We’re particularly proud of the fresh, healthy meals prepared daily by our on-site chef”explained Kate. The children participate in deciding the menus and every meal is created with nutritious ingredients, advised by a dietitian.“This year has been exciting. Not only we’re we shortlisted for a Nursery World’s Food Award, but we’ve commissioned a brand-new refurbishment of the nursery facilities,”continued Kate. The nursery is part of the Ofsted Outstanding Coin Street family and children’s centre which provides a safe and friendly environment for parents, carers and their children where they can receive support and advice, access to health, education and training services. For older children, the centre offers holiday play scheme as well as a wider programme of free and affordable activities for every age. For more information or to arrange a visit, please contact Kate via the details below. 108 Stamford Street, SE1 108 Stamford Street, SE1 COIN STREET NURSERY “We love making friends and having fun...come and join us” To arrange a visit or to find out more, contact our nursery team on 020 7021 1670, email nursery@coinstreet.org or visit www.coinstreet.org helpdesk@coinstreet.org | www.coinstreet.org | facebook.com/CoinStreet | @CoinStreet family and children’s centre Shortlisted for a Nursery World Award I f you’re searching for the perfect nursery for your child aged 3 months to 5 years, the Coin Street nursery on Stamford Street, SE1, should be top of your list. Based in the heart of a thriving community, the Coin Street nursery is purpose-designed to encourage play-based learning with interactive areas, including an outdoor play area.“Our children benefit from our location with regular trips – included in the fees - to our neighbours at Southbank Centre, National Theatre and Borough Market” At the Coin Street family and children’s centre COIN STREET NURSERY 108 Stamford Street South Bank SE1 9NH t: 020 7021 1670 w: coinstreet.org e: nursery@coinstreet.org A NURSERY At the Coin Street family and children’s centre A NURSERY of Note | E D U C A T I O N |