Coombe Valley Nursery, Callington 

Granite Way, Callington. PL17 7SB  Tel: 01579 382937  email:


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Our staff are committed to providing the highest standards of professional childcare and education. Before beginning employment, all staff are thoroughly vetted in accordance with OFSTED requirements. Our staff are dedicated to giving your child the individual attention to develop their social, emotional and intellectual development.



Coombe Valley staff are qualified Nursery Practitioners with a certificate in First Aid and at least Level 3 in Childcare and Education.


The Nursery Assistants are also dedicated and have a range of experience, some are in training for the Level 2 Diploma.


The Senior Management of the nursery have a Level 5 & 6 qualifications (Degree).


The Childcare Manager has a BA(Hons) in Education.  


Staff are encouraged to participate in courses and further their professional development.


We require all staff to attend Emergency Paediatric First Aid Training, Child Protection Training and Food Hygiene.

Key Person


Coombe Valley operates a key person system. A key worker has special responsibilities for working with a small number of children, giving them the reassurance to feel safe and cared for and building relationships with their parents.


Staff wear named lanyards, navy polo shirts bearing the nursery logo and black trousers. The senior members of the nursery team wear turquoise polo shirts.

Adult/child ratios


The Nursery is staffed according to the numbers of children present. The current statutory requirments of staff to children is as follows:

1:3 for babies/toddlers 0 months – 2 years

1:4 for children 2 years – 3 years

1:8 for children 3 years – 5 years.



Level 5





Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo)



Level 6



Nursery practitioner in the

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Level 3



Nursery Practitioner in the

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Level 2



Assistant Practitioner in the

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Level 2



Assistant Practitioner in the

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Level Foundation Degree

Hospitality Management



Providing healthy lunches and teas

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Level 5



Deputy Manager