Our Pre-school day
Our Aim is-
-To provide a safe, friendly and stimulating environment where children can develop as individuals at their own pace
-To introduce children to a wide range of activities with the emphasis on " Learning through play"
-To encourage and support the children to be self-confident, independent and self- expressive
Our Pre-school Day -
9.15am- Welcome in- Free Play or we visit one of our Outdoor areas( morning session)
10.15/10.30 am- Circle time
10.45am - Snack
11.00am- Free play
11.45/12pm- Tidy up time
12-12.15pm- Group activity or Music and movement session or Friday fitness session or story
1-1.15pm- Afternoon session- Free play or outdoor visit/ nature walk/ activity
2.15-2.30pm- Tidy up- group activity- Game or story
2.45pm- Finish session
-We have a story and song of the week.
-We have a music and movement session every other week.
-We also have yoga and mindfulness and disco dough sessions through each term.
-Our Friday afternoon session is 'Fitness Friday'. The children get to experience new skills such as ballet, different sports including football, rugby and multi-sports, dance and gymnastics. The manager sends a weekly email letting you know the activities for the week and a Termly newsletter is sent to all parents or carers.
Learning through play
The pre-school structures activities around areas of learning and development as recommended by the early years foundation stage. These are
Prime areas-Personal, social and emotional- Making relationships, self confidence and self awareness, managing feelings and behaviour.
-Physical Development- Moving and handling, Health and self-care.
-Communication and Language- Listening and attention, Speaking and
Specific areas-Literacy- Reading, Writing.
-Mathematics-Numbers, shape, space and measure.
-Understanding the world-People and communities, The world, Technology.
-Expressive Arts and design- Exploring and using media and materials, Being imaginative. .