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Curriculum

At Gill Blowers Nursery School we follow the Early Years Foundation Stage.  We value parents as the prime educators of their children. This is always our starting point.

Your child will have access to lots of activities at nursery that are both planned by adults and chosen by the children. The staff in the nursery are all qualified in Early Years child development and provide a stimulating environment in which children learn best.

We encourage children to question, explore, experiment and talk about what they are learning.

In nursery we observe the children to discover how they learn best, and staff will adapt their teaching to suit different learning styles. This might be through exploring the senses, acting as role models, aiding discussion, questioning, explaining, rote learning and reflecting, to name a few.

We value parents as the prime educators of their children. This is always our starting point.

We will visit you and your child at home before they start at nursery to find out about your wishes and hopes for your child, the learning that has taken place prior to entry to nursery, and the successes you and your child have enjoyed.

Once in nursery we will meet with you as much as possible and share your child’s progress termly.

At Gill Blowers Nursery School we aim to provide an environment in which the children feel safe, secure, confident and valued. The nursery has set rules and routines so that children know what to expect. We encourage children to take responsibility for the environment and the equipment they use. We encourage children to develop relationships and respect those around them. Adults ensure pupils emotional and social needs are met.

Within the nursery we work hard to ensure pupils’ emotional and social needs are met, as without these their full potential will not be realised. We provide rules to support the ethos of sharing and turn taking. Listening is a key value of everyone in the nursery, as to listen is to be non-judgemental, open to new ideas and to change.