About Jayne

My name is Jayne; I started Little Goslings in early 2015 initially in my home, but due to expansion have now moved into our Farm Cottage. We have various pets at home which include, two black Labradors, two ponies, a horse and a black cat.

I gained my experience of working with children within a Primary School setting, and whilst working there, I achieved my NVQ Level 3 as a Teaching Assistant. I have also enjoyed looking after my Nephews, Nieces, God-Children and friends’ children, at various stages in their lives.

I have a portfolio of all the training I have completed such as the Paediatric First Aid course, Food Safety, Safeguarding and a range of courses on the Early Years Framework.

I have also helped to form a new Partnership called The Chestnuts Childcare Partnership, which includes St Thomas Children’s Centre, Little Oaks Nursery along with Little Goslings, coming together to create childcare places during term time and school holidays. The Partnership will share resources where possible and will hold training days for all staff across the board.

I am committed to providing a high quality childcare provision with unique features, so that the children are able to play both indoors and outdoors, in a safe and secure environment.

About Little Goslings setting

The children will have access to a range of indoor and outdoor space.

The Lounge & Play Room

These rooms have the majority of toys, books, treasure baskets, role-play items and many more exciting objects, that will enable the children to use their imagination.

Dining / Messy Room

This room is where the children will eat their snacks/meals. The children can also be creative with Arts and Crafts, along with baking and enjoy a range of messy play activities, to develop their learning. From this room, the children can access the garden area.

Sensory Room

This is where children can spend quiet time with sensory objects.

Sleep Rooms

The children can enjoy quiet time and sleep in these rooms.

Outdoor Space

Alongside the two large garden areas, the children will also have access to acres of fields and wooded area to explore and create adventures within. Little Goslings have dogs, a cat and ponies that the children will be able to spend time with. There is a Wooden Cabin, Teepee, Climbing Frames, Sandpit, Swings and Slides for all the children to experience. We will shortly be installing a glasshouse, to teach the children how to grow food.

What to bring

Each child needs to bring a bag containing:-

  • Spare clothing and coats, hat and gloves
  • Wellington Boots
  • A supply of nappies and wipes
  • A comforter
  • Medication if required
  • Baby formula and bottles
All items must be clearly named and brought to each session.


Breakfast, lunch, tea and snacks are offered to all children that we care for. The majority of meals are homemade and cooked using fresh ingredients. We source our fruit, vegetables and meat from local Farm Shops and Butchers. Parents/Carers can provide their own meals, such as a packed lunch or pre-cooked meal which could be heated up.

Any allergens or other dietary requirements will be discussed before attending Little Goslings.


Little Goslings are closed for 2 weeks of the year, which is over the Christmas/New Year period and all Bank Holidays. Little Goslings will honour five weeks holiday per year for Parents, excluding our closure periods, and should you take any holiday, then a reduction of 50% will be given.


If our Staff should be unwell and the setting has to close, you will not be charged for the time that we are closed. If your child is unwell then you will still be charged at the full day rate.