Preschool Room 3 – School Age
Preschool room is for children aged from approx. 3 years to school age. We cater for up to 25 children each session on an 8:1 child to adult ratio.
Through a variety of topical activities, outdoor play games, role play and craft, the children are introduced to a wide range of familiar and new skills and experiences through which they can practice, explore, investigate and learn. Music and movement, songs, action rhymes, stories and group discussions are also used to help the children enjoy learning. Through the thoughtfully planned curriculum and taking children’s interests into account, children are stimulated into wanting to learn and thus become well prepared in all the basic skills. The children are exposed to activities through structured and free play which is balanced with quieter periods of the day such as story time and small group table top activities.
The Early Years Foundation Stage framework is used to plan for children’s individual development and next steps. All children have a ‘Learning Journal’ detailing this with lots of lovely photographs showing your child enjoying their time at nursery.