We cater for children from three months to eight years old and we have rooms dedicated to different age ranges.
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Our Bumble Bee rooms are for the 3-24mth old age group.
We have a wide range of age appropriate resources & an activity plan that includes heuristic play & large construction. Staff follow children's interests & developmental needs.
Staff follow the EYFS. Government framework and have experience in that age group. Practitioners plan for & support the 3 prime areas of learning.
The Bumble Bees have the use of 2 rooms. An activity room and a sleep/quiet room. Each room is equipped with a range of toys & resources. The children have access to messy play, sensory play, songs & stories, group times & adult led activities and physical play. The babies also access the garden.
Each child has their own box for spare clothes, comforters etc.
Our caterpillar children are aged between 2-3yrs. The main hall is set up as a learning environment for children aged 2-5yrs. The children have free flow use of the different areas set up in the classroom. A messy area, role play, quiet area, books, ICT equipment & indoor physical movement. The stage area is set up as a quiet area where the children can read or relax in the cosy surroundings. The younger children can also sleep in this area. The children's natural routines will be followed. Practitioners plan for and support the prime areas of learning.
Our Butterfly children are aged between 3-8yrs. The main hall is set up as a learning environment for children aged 2-8yrs. Practitioners plan for and support the 3 prime & 4 specific areas of learning. There is plenty of opportunity for both child initiated and adult led learning through play & exploration. We foster children's independence and prepare them for starting school. The 2-8's also have use of the garden.