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Our Rooms

0-2.5 years – Caterpillars

The 0-2.5 year olds play area is set across two free flowing rooms with bright and colourful decor. The resources within the rooms have been chosen by our highly experienced team to ensure all children have access to educational resources that are stimulating and fun.

The Nursery routine for the 0-2.5 is fun and flexible, and provides children with group interactions, stimulating activities based on their interests and discovery areas to encourage exploring and interest in young children.

The room is spacious with low accessible units, your child will experience lots of sensory activities; as children learn best using their senses to explore their environment. Example activities would include water, sand jelly play, shaving foam, cornflour and many more.

Our team regularly change the areas of the rooms to provide lots of stimulation and learning. The practitioners are constantly looking at new ideas to promote your child’s learning and development in a fun, challenging and exciting way!

Children under 3 years old focus on 3 areas of learning:
• Physical Development
• Personal, social, and emotional development
• Communication and Language

2.5- 4 years – Butterflies

The pre – school rooms have been structured to prepare children for Reception by encouraging them to reach their full potential at their own pace through active learning and support.

The routine for the pre-school rooms take into consideration, children’s interests, needs and stages of development. The environment has been developed to enable children to challenge themselves, investigate, discover their surroundings, and build confidence through purposeful play with a mixture of activities which are adult led or child initiated.

Children will be preparing for “school readiness” this will be achieved by promoting independence during meal times, toileting and getting ready to play out.

Pre-school has 7 areas of learning these are:
• Physical development
• Communication and language
• Personal, social, and emotional development
• Mathematics
• Literacy
• Knowledge and Understanding of the world
• Expressive Arts and Design

All the activities we carry out are purposeful and designed to ensure your child achieves their full potential.

Dining area
During lunch and tea time, children have access to the dining area where they can all sit together with staff and enjoy hot meals that are cooked on site. The atmosphere in our dining room is neutral and provides a calm and comfortable environment.

Morning club – After school club 5-11 years

We welcome, children for morning and after school clubs and we aim to work with parents to tailor a service around their needs.

We liaise with schools and parents to ensure we know what stage children are at. We then work with parents to draft a time table for activities tailored for their children. E.g. Help with homework, additional language lessons etc.