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Cirencester Opportunity Group

Cirencester Opportunity Group is an independent Early Years Centre providing inclusive care and education for all pre-school children and support for their families. Pre-school sessions run Monday to Friday. Morning sessions are for children aged 3-4 years (the academic year before they start school). Afternoon sessions are for younger children from 2-3 years.Within our learning environment we offer outdoor learning and experiences in our woodland area; family play and music sessions support and courses for parents run by our Outreach Team; music therapy; play therapy; multi agency professional support; a baby clinic run by the health visiting team and a summer playscheme run during the school summer holidays.We provide an inclusive curriculum following the Early Years Foundation Stage and support children with any special educational need. SEND is given priority on our waiting list. We work hard to provide places as soon as possible and work closely with the health visiting team speech and language therapists the Advisory Teacher Service and Educational Psychologists. This Provider has signed Gloucestershire County Council’s Agreement to offer the free 15hrs for 2; 3 & 4 year olds and up to 30hrs of the free government entitlement for 3 & 4 year olds.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Cath Fowler
Contact Position
Centre Manager
01285 659117

Will work in partnership with other childcare providers

Where to go

Cirencester Opportunity Group
Beeches Road

Childcare Information

Childcare type
Family (Support) Centre

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Last Inspection Judgement
Number of Places at Setting

Opening Times

Childcare times
Monday 0900am to 1230pm and 1315pm to 1545pm
Tuesday 0900am to 1230pm and 1315pm to 1545pm
Wednesday 0900am to 1230pm and 1315pm to 1545pm
Thursday 0900am to 1230pm and 1315pm to 1545pm
Friday 0900am to 1230pm
Number of Weeks Open
The setting is open : for 38 weeks During term-time

Vacancy Information

Vacancy information
Some spaces in our morning pre-school sessions are currently available.

Local Offer

Local Offer Details

As an Early Years Centre we offer support to children aged from birth to 4 years, and their families.

Contact Name
Cath Fowler, Centre Manager
Contact Telephone
01285 659117
Contact Email
Links to further SEND information
SEN Provision Type

SEND Local Offer Form  

Who is your service for?
Local Offer Age Bands
0-4 (Birth to Pre-School)
How accessible is your service?

Accessible to all

Is the building fully wheelchair accessible?
Is there disabled changing and toilet facilities?
Describe any training or experience you/your staff, have had or are having in issues around SEND?

SENDCO training, attachment training, Early Help Forum, British Sign Language, IMPACT Autism, Positive

Have any members of you/your team had experience of working with children and young people with the following disabilities/additional needs?
a) young people with autistic spectrum disorders
b) young people who use alternative communication methods
c) young people with learning difficulties/disabilities whose behaviour challenges us
d) young people with complex physical/medical requirements


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