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Training & Qualifications

We work hard to find the best-qualified child carers we can for our nursery and invest in ongoing training and development to constantly expand their skills and abilities.

All staff at Children’s Ark are proud of their constant training and development this ensure we stay up to date with all educational and care changes; Taking on board current research reveals alternative teaching methods or ways of engaging with young children, which we are happy to implement.


On-going Training

We make sure our team provide the best day nursery service in Cambridgeshire through ongoing training and development designed to motivate and challenge the staff as well as continually expanding on and improving all aspects of their childcare skills.

Our approach

Our approach to staff training and qualifications aims for the highest standards with numerous essential requirements; all of our staff have as a minimum;

  • In-date paediatric first aid training
  • Up to date child protection training
  • Regular Disclosure and Barring checks
  • Certification in behaviour management
  • Food and hygiene certificates
  • NVQ 3 or equivalent childcare and education qualification

Tiny Talk

All of our team also receive constant training and development of Tiny Talk sign language; designed for babies from 6 months and up this remarkable technique allows effective communication long before children have learned to talk helping us really understand their needs.

Several staff also have advanced and specialist training; all supervisors carry at least NVQ 4 in childcare and education with owner Naomi a level 6 and further team members are trained for special educational needs (SENCO) and equal opportunities learning (ENCO).

Expert staff creating a friendly, community atmosphere We look for the very best staff and provide them with the very best training to create an environment where the social, psychological and educational needs of up to 39 children are delivered in a perfect balance.

The Children’s Ark Day Nursery is based just outside Cambridge in the quiet village of Papworth Everard; a perfect location for children to grow, develop and experience the world around them safely with the dedicated care and attention of our team.

Give your child the best possible pre-school nursery experience in a place that respects, nurtures and encourages children to reach their individual potential; to learn more contact us today and speak with one of our friendly team or arrange to visit the nursery for yourself.

Why Kids And Parents Love Children’s Ark!

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