The Early Years Foundation Stage quotes that: “Every child deserves the best possible start in life and support, to fulfil their potential. A child’s experience in the early years has a major impact on their life chances”
Our Nursery is staffed by qualified Teachers and Nursery Officers who plan and work together as a team.
We follow the statutory framework of the Revised Early Years Foundation Stage, introduced from September 2012, which covers children from birth to five years of age, however we take into account the individual need, learning styles and interests of the children. We have a rich environment and believe this to be key in providing for every child’s learning experience. Continuous Provision offers children a constant environment that is safe for them to explore whilst challenging their learning. We allow children the freedom to explore and become independent in making choices.
The Early Years Foundation Stage follows a principled approach under four themes:
- A Unique Child
- Positive Relationships
- Enabling Environments
- Learning and Development
The children work towards the early learning goals through seven areas of learning. Three areas are particularly crucial for igniting curiosity and enthusiasm for learning, forming relationships and thriving.
These three prime areas are:
- Communication and language
- Physical development
- Personal, social and emotional development
Alongside these areas there are four specific areas through which the prime areas are strengthened and applied, these are:
- Understanding the world
- Expressive arts and design
The Learning Journey
Information on how we assess each childs developmnent.