We are regulated by Ofted and the EYFS which stands for the
Early Years Foundation Stage. This is our guide and our statutory
requirement. The EYFS lists many things and you are always welcome
to pick up a copy and have a read. The EYFS lists three prime areas
of learning and development and four specific areas.
The prime areas are
: Communication and Language, Physical development and
Personal, social and emotional development
The specific areas are
Literacy, Mathematics, Understanding the world, Expressive arts and
The overarching principles give the following guidelines:
Every child is a unique child
constantly learning and can be resilient, capable , confident and
self assured. What this means to us is that every child
is treated as an individual.
Children learn to be strong and independent through positive
. What this means to us is
that we have friendly professional staff.
Children learn and develop well in enabling
in which their experiences respond to
their individual needs and there is a strong partnership between
practitioners and parents and/or carers.
What this means to us, is that we will work with you and keep you informed as well
as providing a safe, well equipped, positive and friendly nursery
Children develop and learn
in different ways and at different rates
framework covers the education and care of all children in the
early years provision, including children with special needs and
disabilities. What this means to us is that our nursery is
inclusive and every child will be treated as an individual with
their own needs and aims.
We want our children to be actively playing, exploring and being creative, most of all
we want them to be happy and safe!
If you would like to download our Ofsted report, you can find it here
If you would like to download the full EYFS , visit foundationyears.org.uk
and search 'EYFS'