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Welcome to Centre Point

We are delighted that you have chosen to find out more about us and the Childcare Services that we provide. We hope you will be inspired by what you find.
Committed & Caring Staff
Here at Centre Point, our staff genuinely care about your child’s health, wellbeing and happiness and they have been specifically selected for their innate passion in caring for children. We treat children as if they were one of our own, and it is our aim to make your child’s time with us as enjoyable and rewarding as possible.
Education
We are passionate about investing in children and their families and work closely with parents and carers to ensure they are confident that their children are safe and secure whilst in our care. The nursery aims to provide children with all the necessary social and developmental skills needed to progress onto formal education at primary school.
Our Nursery Facilities
Green Street nursery has a extensive outdoor space which includes a large bespoke wooden castle climbing frame, living willow dome and areas for gardening. La Pouquelaye nursery boasts a superb outdoor classroom along with lots of different play equipment to entertain and challenge your child. Both nurseries have sand pits, water play and wonderful mud kitchens.... hmmm mud pies!!!
Our Play Care Facilities
Our premises at La Pouquelaye features astro-turf football pitches, mud kitchens, sand and water play, a large decked area for picnics and activities, a stage, slides, bicycles, a 9-obstacle assault course, rope and bucket swings. We even have a water slide for those hot summer days

Why choose

Centre Point?

Centre Point has been providing child care for children from 3 months – 14 years for over 30 years. Whether you are looking for nursery care, or care before school, after school or during the holidays, we cater for all of your child’s needs.

Our two easily accessible nurseries based at Green Street (Rope Walk) and La Pouquelaye offer childcare for babies from 3 months old, toddlers and pre-schoolers, providing the perfect foundation to enable them to reach their full potential in preparation for their next big step into school. Parents can also access the free 20-30 NEF hours at our two nurseries.

At the Play Care Centre the focus is on fun, fun and more fun! Whether your child is 4 or 14 years old, there is always a huge range of exciting on-site and off-site activities for them to take part in.

Our fantastic fleet of 10 minibuses allows us to take the children out and about to explore and experience all of the wonderful things that our beautiful island has to offer.

OUR TIMELINE

about
  1. 1984

    “The Jersey Society for the Provision of a Children’s Resources Centre” was registered and is now known as Centre Point Trust.

  2. 1996

    Rope Walk Nursery, in Green Street opened

  3. 2000

    Centre Point Play Care moved to La Pouquelaye (old JCG site).

  4. 2010

    Playcare facility moved from JCG site to the old La Pouquelaye primary school site.

  5. 2012

    Le Hurel Nursery opened (Now called La Pouquelaye).

  6. 2014

    Centre Point Trust celebrates its’ 30th Anniversary.

  7. 2015

    The years 3,4,5 and 6+, playground is refurbished.

  8. 2016

    Funding secured from Lloyds Foundation to enable CPT to become a training hub for Level 3 playworker qualification.

Activities

Fun Fun Fun

Spoken Word

Early Learning

Besides health benefits, sport gives children the many life lessons that can contribute to professional and personal achievements in adult life.

Language is one of the most important skills you acquire pre-school which is also a key element in acquiring a good education in school

Our focus is on creating an environment that supports verbal and listening skills, emotional well-being and physical development.

Reception, Years 1 + 2 and Years 3, 4, 5, 6+

Our Reception, Years 1 & 2 unit has its own external play area and can accommodate up to 60 children at any one time.

Our Years 3,4,5,6+ unit is registered for a maximum of 70 children but is so popular that it is often full, so early booking is essential

Holiday Care and On-site Fun Reception, Years 1 & 2

Let your imagination run free in our large role-play area.Will you be a princess, a superhero or a policeman?

Feeling creative? Paper mache modelling, perfume making, paper flowers, baking, glass painting.

If you’re feeling energetic why don’t you join us in our outdoor area where we have an astro-turf football pitch, water slide, mud kitchen, scooters, skateboards and lots more!

Holiday Care and Off-site Fun Reception, Years 1 & 2

School holidays are where the adventure begins! Explore parks, castles, woodlands and beaches, and hop on our mini-buses for trips to Durrell, Jump Jersey, Creepy Valley and the Maritime Museum – we go everywhere; the children just let us know!

Holiday Care and On-site Fun Year 3+

With a dedicated dance room, movie room, games room, arts and crafts area, cooking area and a fabulous outdoor area, this unit has it all. Test your speed, strength and balance on our fantastic new assault course, or join us in a game of football or dodgeball on our fabulous astro-pitch. Or perhaps you would prefer clay modelling, animation, sewing, baking, dancing, wrestling or challenging someone on the PlayStation – your options are endless.

Holiday Care and and Off-site Fun Year 3+

Make sure you have plenty of sleep if you are going to join us for the holidays, because you are going to need it! Roller discos, ice-skating, bowling, cinema, swimming, Durrell, Jump Jersey, Creepy Valley, Jersey Donkey Sanctuary, St Catherine’s woods, St Brelades beach and many more – the fun does not stop until you do!

And if you like water sports, then look no further. We offer a comprehensive water sports programme during the summer holidays which includes surf lessons, crazy sofas, banana boats, donuts, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking and coasteering – and all of our trips and activities are included in the price! Whether it is inside or outside, on-site or off-site, there are always lots of exciting things for you to do!

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The fun starts from the moment you arrive..

…..and only stops when the last person leaves

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The fun starts from the moment you arrive…

…..and only stops when the last person leaves

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The fun starts from the moment you arrive….

…..and only stops when the last person leaves

Play Care….where every day is an adventure
and magical memories are made!

Having fun is what we do all day, every day!

With fully qualified and experienced staff, exceptionally well-equipped play care units, a huge gym and fantastic outdoor areas, our Play Care Centre is second to none!

Off Site Activities
Off Site Activities

Off-site activities and trips for reception, Years 1 and 2

Street Angels
Street Angels

Street dance and graffiti club ages 8 – 11

Great outdoor play areas
Great outdoor play areas

Safe and secure. We are fully insured

Off Site Activities
Off Site Activities

Off-site activities and trips for years 3, 4, 5 and 6 years +

Water Sports
Water Sports

Qualified instructors and fully insured

Amazing indoor play areas
Amazing indoor play areas

All ages

Our Nurseries

Our two nurseries based at Green Street, (Rope Walk) and La Pouquelaye provide the perfect foundation to enable your child to reach their full potential in preparation for their smooth transition into school. Our nurseries pride themselves on offering high quality child care and education to children aged 3 months to 5 years old, whilst supporting working families.
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We are passionate about investing in our children and their families and building meaningful relationships with them. Both nurseries are day nurseries which are open all year round, 5 days per week, from 7.30am to 6.00pm. We are closed at weekends and on bank holidays. Each of the nurseries has 2 separate units which are specially designed to cater for the different age groups (2-3 years and 3-5 years) and their differing stages of development.

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For further information, please contact Tanja Haynes, Early Years Coordinator on 01534 735151, Ext 3, or email admin@cpt.je

Green Street Nursery

The Green Street nursery, standing in its own grounds, offers extensive outdoor play and a very caring and homely atmosphere in which babies and young children can progress and learn. The nursery benefits from easy access to the beach at Havre de Pas and three surrounding parks.

The care that we provide is child-centred. Lots of different resources and tools are available to your child so that learning happens even without the involvement of an adult. This encourages your child to investigate and explore, and gives them the opportunity to discover new things whilst developing their independence. It helps your child value their own achievements and abilities and helps them to be more engaged.

As Centre Point is fortunate to have its own brand new fleet of minibuses, your child will have plenty of opportunities to experience a wide range of activities and locations across the island, from the zoo to various beaches, woods, parks and local visitor attractions.

La Pouquelaye Nursery

Our La Pouquelaye nursery is a natural and beautifully resourced setting, based within the main Play Care Centre at La Pouquelaye. This nursery provides babies and young children a place to grow and flourish in an exciting and welcoming environment.

We concentrate on prime areas of your child’s development, building the foundations for later learning. We follow the Development Matters Framework, a curriculum that starts at birth and goes through to reception age children. This curriculum is the same as the one used in States nursery classes and Reception classes.

La Pouquelaye nursery has a bright and cheerful outdoor area which has the additional benefit of a fabulous outdoor classroom area. There is a fantastic area for riding bikes and scooters, along with a well-equipped mud kitchen so spare clothes are essential!

Your child will have a dedicated keyworker who is the person primarily responsible for your child. The keyworker is your main contact in the nursery and will give you regular feedback and keep you updated of your child’s progress. The majority of our full time staff are Early Years Childcare Level 3 qualified and are Nursery Officers. Our Nursery Assistants are trained in Early Years Childcare at Level 2. All of our staff are reference checked and DBS (Police) checked prior to commencing employment and are fully trained in Paediatric First Aid, Child Protection and Infection Control.

Green Street and La Pouquelaye Nurseries
Making learning fun!

Here is just a taste of some of the different activities we have for the children to do. With fully qualified and experienced staff, exceptionally well-equipped nursery units, with great outdoor areas, learning has never been so much fun!

Green Street Nursery
Green Street Nursery

Outdoor Learning & Forest School

Green Street Nursery
Green Street Nursery

Swimming

Green Street Nursery
Green Street Nursery

Carpet time

La Pouquelaye Nursery
La Pouquelaye Nursery

Yoga

La Pouquelaye Nursery
La Pouquelaye Nursery

Outings

La Pouquelaye Nursery
La Pouquelaye Nursery

Sing & Sign

Some facts you may like to know about us!

Centre Point Trust is regulated by the Childcare and Early Years Service (CEYS) which is part of the Education Department of the Government of Jersey.

We are directed by a Board of Governors who are responsible for strategic decision making and taking the charity forward. All of the Governors are volunteers.

100+ Keyworkers and Employees

600+ Children each year

8 New minibuses

4 Childcare Provisions across 2 locations

Our nurseries follow the same curriculum as the school nurseries.

Meet our key staff
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Nigel Hill

Chairman

Nigel has been the Chairman of Centre Point Trust since December 2011. In addition to this volunteer role Nigel is a Vice President at State Street with an EMEA wide role. Prior to working in the finance industry Nigel spent 27 years in the British Army both regular and reserve and is a member of the Institute of Leadership and Management.

Jane Moy (Trustee)

CEO

Jane is the Chief Executive Officer and has been with Centre Point Trust since July 2009.  She holds a post-graduate Diploma in Professional Management and has worked in the Public/Not for Profit sector for over 22 years.  Since joining the company, Jane has made a lot of positive changes which were recognised by the Institute of Directors when she won the Director of the Year Awards (Jersey) in 2013, coming second in the UK finals.

As the CEO, Jane is the direct link between the Board of Governors and  is heavily involved with strategic decision-making.  She is always looking at ways to improve the service that Centre Point offers to its’ children and parents, along with new and innovative ideas to ensure that Centre Point remains a unique and fundamental part of the community.

Michelle Leverington

Vice Chairman

Michelle joined the Board earlier in 2014 as our Vice Chair. She is married and has two children, one of whom is a regular attendee at CPT’s holiday club.

Michelle is a Jersey Advocate working at Benest Corbett Renouf and acts as CPT’s legal counsel.

Tanja Haynes

Early Years Coordinator

Tanja has been part of Centre Point Trust’s Nursery staff team since 2015. Having over 14 years of experience in the child care sector, working in States schools, for the JCCT and in the private sector. Tanja is very passionate about inclusion and believes in equal access for all children to quality learning and play at their individual levels of development. It was one of her main reasons for choosing to work at this charity.

As a parent of two grown up children, she can also relate to our parents when they seek help or advice on child development or behaviour matters.

Tanja is supported by a very passionate and dedicated staff team here at Centre Point Trust. Many of the staff have been working here for a long time and carry a wealth of experience, which can be drawn on.

The team constantly reflects on how to improve the quality of our settings to the benefit of the children. Key to this is sharing her knowledge with the staff team and enjoying learning from others in the sector in Jersey and beyond.

Joanna Richards

Finance Manager

Having previously worked at HSBC in the Trust Department, Jo decided that she wanted a change of direction and, in October 2014, we were delighted when she agreed to join Centre Point Trust as a Finance Administrator.

Jo quickly settled into Centre Point and her role, and it was a natural progression for her to step into the Finance Manager role when it became vacant In December 2015.

Jo manages a small team of Finance staff whom she describes as “3 very hardworking, committed ladies who are great fun to be around”.

Jo is organised, compassionate and dedicated to Centre Point Trust, and finds it extremely rewarding working for our Charity..

A few shout outs

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It’s not easy for parents who work full time but knowing that my children were safely picked up from school and looked after until I finished work gave me peace of mind. There was always plenty of things for them to do such as playing outside on the climbing frame or tyre swing, football or just running around. Lots of indoor games too whether it be a game of pool, PlayStation, board games or painting and creating, there was something for everyone.  If they just wanted to chill they could relax in the cinema room. They had snacks if they were hungry and plenty of drinks were available too.

Parent Sheilagh
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JJ likes the kind friendly staff and the dinosaurs hahahaha. Mummy thinks that the nursery is convenient to our home 5 minutes away. The staff ALWAYS makes time for the parents as well as the children. There is always more than enough adequate age appropriate toys. The whole nursery is kept clean and sterilised after playing, I have personally seen staff cleaning equipment. We love the nursery and staff even to go as far as saying that they are very much an extension to JJ’s family. He is happy at nursery and rarely wants to leave playing outside with his friends .

Lisa Moss Parent
3

I work full time and would be lost without you guys –

Brooklyn loves Centre Point so much and I think the services you offer are brilliant and make working parents feel at ease knowing the kids are safe and happy at Centre Point.

Amanda Holland Parent

Your Options

Below are prices and session options for both our Nurseries and the Playcare Centre

Nursery Fees

2-3 Years

Session Options

In ‘Green’ below

3-5 Years

Session Options

In ‘Green’ below

Play Care Fees

Term time

Session Options

In ‘Orange’ below

Half term & Holidays

Session Options

In ‘Orange’ below

Our Pricing Options

Nursery Fees Options for 0 – 3 year olds

Session Code Session Times Hours Cost (0-2 years) Cost (2-3 years)
Half Day (am) HDAM 07.30-13.00 5.5 £ 42.50 £40.00
Long Morning LM 7.30-14.30 7 £ 54.00 £50.95
Half Day (pm) HDPM 01.00-18.00 5 £ 35.00 £33.75
Short Afternoon SA 14.30-18.00 n/a n/a £23.50
Full Day FD 07.30-18.00 10.5 £ 70.00 £65.50

Play Care Options for term-time

Session Code Session Times Hours Cost (2 year olds )
Breakfast Club BC 07.00-09.00 2 £ 8.60 per day
Includes breakfast and transport to school
After School Club ASE 14.30 -18.00 3.5 £ 16.65 per day
Includes collection from school and snack

Nursery Fees Options for 3 – 5 year olds ( inc NEF )**

Session Code Session Times Hours Cost (3-5 year olds )
Half Day (am) HDAM 07.30-13.00 5.5 £34.50 (Non NEF)
£29.48 (NEF)
£35.75 (Holidays)
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Short Morning
(NEF)
SM 09.00-13.00 4 Limited Availability – Call
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Long Morning LM 07.30-14.30 7 £43.95 (3-4 year olds)
£37.52 (NEF)
£45.50 (Holidays)
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Half Day (pm) HDPM 01.00-18.00 5 £ 30.00 (3-4 year olds)
£32.50 (Holidays)
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Short
Afternoon
SA 14.30-18.00 3.5 £22.75 (3-4 year olds)
£22.75 (After School inc collection)
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Full Day FD 07.30-18.00 10.5 £60.50 (3-4 year olds)
£56.28 (NEF)
£68.25 (Holidays)
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Holidays Option for holidays

Session Session Times Hours Cost (3-5 year olds )
Part-time 07.00-15.00
11.30-18.00
8
6.5
£ 33.90 Early Session
£ 28.00 Later Session
Includes all trips and snacks
Full-time 07.00-18.00 11 £ 49.90 per day
Includes all trips and snacks

* Lunches are provided at both Nurseries and are charged at £ 2.50 per day
for a freshly prepared, hot lunch, once a child turns 2 years old.

** Where eligible, parents whose child is 3 years old by 31st August can
claim 20 hours FREE, funded by NEF.

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Application Information

    Enrolment Forms Holiday Forms Terms Conditions

Nurseries - Application Forms

Enrolment forms (all ages)
Download here
Waiting list registration form Green Street
Download here
Parent handbook: Green Street
Download here
Parent handbook: La Pouquelaye
Download here
Waiting list registration form: La Pouquelaye
Download here
Standing Order details
Download here

Play care - General Forms

Enrolment forms (all ages) (Term-time & Holiday Care)
Download here
Ad-hoc ’Holiday’ booking form
Download here
Ad-hoc ’Breakfast Club’ booking form
Download here
Ad-hoc ’after School’ booking form
Download here
Holiday cancellation form:
Download here
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General Information

Our Food

Snack menus
Download here
Sample menus
Download here

Street Angels

Street Dance and Graffiti Club
Download here

Contact We provide quality childcare from 3 months to 14 years.

Centre Point Trust
Le Hurel, La Pouquelaye, St Helier, Jersey JE2 3FU
Email: admin@cpt.je
Tel: 01534 735151