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Bright Stars Nursery

We aim to develop the spiritual, emotional, social, and intellectual potential of the children in our care, in order to equip them for school and to provide a firm foundation for their future lives. We will provide a strong academic and learning environment for our children, encouraging them to be confident and strong individuals.

  • Snacks and drinks provided
  • Children to bring their own packed lunch
  • Staff able to speak Urdu, Punjabi, Pashto, Arabic & Somali
  • Also registered for the 2 year old Free Early Learning places 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Safira Bari or Abeedah Khan
Contact Position
Manager and Deputy Manager
0114 244 7777

Where to go

Bright Stars Nursery
Yorkshire Muslim Academy
Bland Street
S4 8DG

Contact Traveline 01709 515151 or

When is it on?

Time / Date Details
Monday to Wednesday 9am- 2.00pm
Time of day
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access
Wheelchair access details
Accessible toilet
Cater for special dietary requirements
Additional dietary information
Able to cater for special dietary needs
Supports special needs and disabilities
Special needs and disabilities experience
Social, emotional and mental health needs
Speech, Language & Communication needs
Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulty
Severe Learning Difficulty
Moderate Learning Difficulty
Physical Disability/Mobility Issues
Able to accommodate other cultures/ethnicities
Culture/ethnicities accommodated
Additional culture/ethnicity information
Staff are from different backgrounds and therefore we are able to meet varying cultural requirements.

Other Details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£10.50 Per afternoon session
£23 Per day
£10.50 Per morning session
Age Range
2 years to 4 years
  • Disabled Facilities
  • Changing facilities
  • Quiet Area
  • Secure setting
  • Outdoor play/equipment
  • Visual aids
  • We have disability access for wheelchair users
  • Our open plan room makes it easier for children with mobility difficulties to move around
  • We use visual aids to support younger children, children with limited speech and children with Special Educational Needs
  •  We have accessed training and computer software for the visual support programme ‘Communication in Print
  •  We are able to obtain a range of appropriate resources to support individual children from agencies who are working with individual children
  • We provide quiet areas for children to access in our large rooms
Place Ranges

Childcare Information


Immediate vacancies
Sessions available Monday - Friday for all ages
Date updated

Funded Early Learning

Registered to provide Funded Early Learning Places?
For 2 year olds (up to 15 hours a week)
For 3&4 year olds (up to 15 hours a week)

Opening Times & Facilities

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 9.00am 2.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am 2.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am 2.00pm
Disabled Facilities
Changing facilities
Quiet Area
Secure setting
Outdoor play/equipment
Visual aids

School Pickups

Offers pickups

Ofsted Information

Ofsted URN
Link to latest ofsted inspection report 
Inspection history
Inspection History
Inspection DateInspection typeInspection Outcome
28/03/2014Inspection (Early Years Register)Good
17/01/2018Inspection (Early Years Register)Good

Local Offer


Our SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) is Roeina Jan

  • Nursery  practitioners work closely with the SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) and other professionals to oversee individual children’s learning programs
  •  The setting takes into consideration the needs of each child
  •  The nursery routine is flexible and can take into account any child’s needs
  •  Children in the setting with identified Special Educational Needs will have an IEP (Individual Educational Plan) in place
  •  Our practitioners can offer some 1 to 1 support for children with Special Educational Needs to access activities as appropriate
Contact Name
Abeedah Khan
Contact Telephone
0114 244 77 77
Contact Email
Ofsted Inspection Report
Nursery Website
Local Offer Age Bands
Early Years (0-4 years)
SEN Provision Type

General Extended Local Offer Response

Eligibility criteria for your service and any priority groups 
  • Initial assessments of individual children  are carried out by our own practitioners
  • If there are any developmental delays or concerns identified, we will contact and/ or refer to the relevant agencies/professionals.
  • We work with external agencies to support such children with Special Educational Needs
  • We allow all children a flexible settling in process
  • For transitions we have made picture books for our children with Special Educational Needs including activities that they enjoy doing. These books will be passes on to their new schools.
Do you operate a waiting list? 
Waiting list details 
  • 56 on roll
  • Average class size 35
Staffing arrangements details 
  • We are constantly evaluating our provision using audits.
  • We promote equality and diversity through pictures on display and books of children with disabilities
  • We use routines to support children with Special Educational Needs
  • We have a very flexible settling-in process, we offer parents free sessions until their child is settled
  • We work with the parents closely to ensure the transition into nursery or school is as smooth as possible.
Staff training to support children/young people with SEND 
  • Nursery staff have accessed Makaton training, PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System) and Communication in Print training.
  • Our staff are thoroughly equipped to ensure each child’s needs are met.
  • As part of our recruitment process, we ensure all staff are made aware of children’s different needs when they start. 
  • We have other professionals involved such as Speech and Language, Early Years Inclusion Team, Ryegate, and the Autism Team
  • We have 5 paediatric first aiders, the rest have had in-house training on providing any specialist care to the children
  • We received a Quality Mark from AFa for our work with disadvantaged families
How do you communicate with your service users? 
Directly with parents/carers
Progress updates provided
Communicating with service users details 
  • We use an online secure platform for children's learning journals, parents are provided with login details and can contribute to their child's journals
  • We have regular parents meetings
  • We share progress with parents when dropping off and collecting their child
  • We have bilingual workers and can usually accommodate parents who have English as an additional language. If not, we arrange for an interpreter.

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