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Sauchie ELC Centre

Sauchie ELC Centre


Main Street
FK10 3NQ

Contact Information

Tel: 01259 452111


Head of Establishment: Lynsey Graham
Current roll: 103 2-5 yr olds

Welcome to Sauchie ELC CentrePhotogtaph - Sauchie Nursery School

We are a stand alone Early Learning and Childcare Centre who offer sessions for children from the term after their 3rd birthday until they go to school.

We are open to all children across Clackmannanshire from 8am to 5.30pm, offering a variety of different models:

  • Model 1: 8.35 – 2.35 term time 38 weeks a year
  • Model 2: 8.00–12.30 or 12.30- 5.00, extended  year 50 weeks a year
  • Model 3: 8.00- 5.30 2 days and 1 half day extended year 50 weeks a year
    • Model 3 can also have some additional sessions added to support study or work. Every child also has a hot lunch provided every day they are in the Centre. Our excellent lunch time provision has been recognised by the Scottish Government with a case study being published demonstrating our ethos.

The Centre is registered to take a 103 children at any one time. 15 of these places are for entitled 2 year olds. Follow the link given to see if your child is entitled.

From January 2020, all 2 year olds will be offered the 8.35 to 2.35 model 38 weeks of the year.

We endeavour to provide a service that supports the Scottish Government’s aim to make Scotland the best place to grow up, by delivering high quality early learning and childcare that identifies and meets the needs of the children and their families that use our service.

Our values

  • Respect      
  • Responsible       
  • Confident      
  • Fairness    
  • Trust    
  • Inclusive

Our aims

  • Provide a welcoming, high quality learning environment for all children.
  • Develop a responsive partnership with family members and the wider community.
  • Promote the health and wellbeing of all children, their families and staff.
  • To be proactive in educational development by planning and documenting high quality learning experiences based on Pre Birth to Three, Building the Ambition and the Curriculum for Excellence.
  • To create a warm, respectful environment that builds a genuine partnership that supports children and families in reaching their full potential.

Recently we were honoured to receive a Toward Excellence Award for our Community and Partnership Collaboration with Craigbank Primary, Deerpark Primary, Fishcross Primary and the Community and Learning Team.

We were also short listed for our work with developing literacy across the nursery.

The Centre was recently awarded the Diamond Award, the first nursery in Forth Valley to receive this award for our work with improving language skills through the ‘Language is Fun Together’ initiative.

We have also received our 2nd Green Flag and are currently working towards our Bronze Rights Respecting Journey Award.

If you would you like to arrange a visit please phone us on the number above. You can also access information about applying for a place with link below and we look forward to hearing from you.

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