The professionals teaching and supporting your child will make sure that the activities are suited to your child’s unique needs. We’re keen for our parents and carers to know what goes on in the children’s day and to work closely with us, using the same routines and guidelines, to develop happy and confident young children.
We have a minimum staff to child ratio of 1:3 in the baby rooms, 1:4 for the toddlers and 1:8 in the preschools and, as we overstaff, there are usually lots of other adults around to help too.
Together with all nurseries, we follow the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework to focus on the needs of children from birth to 5 years old. Play is a crucial element, it also outlines the legal welfare requirements that everyone registered to look after children must follow to keep your child safe and promote their welfare. You can find out about:
The professionals teaching and supporting your child will make sure that the activities are suited to your child’s unique needs and will use their observations of your child to develop activities that take into account his/her child’s particular interests.
The EYFS framework sets out the characteristics of effective learning to help the child become an effective and motivated learner. These characteristics are:
Finding out about and exploring, playing with what they know, being willing to ‘have a go’
Being involved and concentrating, keeping trying, enjoying achieving what they set out to do
Having their own ideas, making links, choosing ways to do things.
Your child will be learning new skills, acquiring knowledge and showing their understanding through the 7 areas of learning. Children mostly develop the 3 prime areas first.
These prime areas are the most essential for your child’s healthy development and future learning.
Quality is our main focus and our Ofsted Outstanding Provider badge for our Fagley and Daisy Hill branches proves just that.
As children grow will help them develop skills in a further 4 areas. These are: