Our aim is to provide planned play, both outdoors and indoors, in a stimulating environment, with a balance of teacher directed and child initiated activities. We use lots of praise, encouragement and above all, have fun. We believe that it is important for the children to become independent and confident.
Children follow the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum. At this stage a strong emphasis is put on social skills and children are encouraged and guided to mix with others, to share and take turns, to sit quietly for short periods of time and gradually become more independent. Nursery children also enjoy specialist Music, P.E. and Forest School lessons twice a week.
They attend school assemblies twice a week, are involved in the Pre-Prep Nativity performances, off-site educational trips, Sports Days and other areas of school life. It is incredibly beneficial for such young children to already feel part of a school community where they are in regular contact with older pupils and specialist teaching staff.