Our pre-school children our situated in the cabin. They have free flow play and are encouraged to utilise all the learning experiences provided. These may be tent making, building an obstical course, gardening, digging for treasure, water flow design, creating a fairy garden, pebble painting, etc.
Young Risers, 2 1/2 - 3 1/2 year olds
Wooden Pirate Ship
The children receive breakfast, snack, a two course hot meal and a high tea every day. We have our own cook who makes our home made main courses and desserts. The menu is on a rota, to enable the children to have a varied, healthy and nutritious diet.
We provide high quality care and learning experiences.
Honeypot Day Nursery Ltd
Enclosed safety area for the under 2 year olds
Toddler Room, 1 1/2 - 2 1/2 year olds
The period from birth to five is described as the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). Our curriculum is planned around these goals, which are designed to help your child with their development and learning. A Keyworker system is implemented and your child will be allocated to a member of staff when starting at the nursery. We will record the progress of your child in an "Online Learning Journal". We encourage parents to record comments and questions in the journal to help with the progress of your child.
Baby Room, 0-1 1/2 year olds
We use individual teaching plans to enable us to help your child achieve these goals. It is essential that they are given variety, taking in to account their particular interests and needs. We use a large range of toys and activities to aid learning.
In the toddler room the children will be cared for to ensure they are happy and thriving. Their welfare is of paramount importance. They are encouraged to progress in their learning through play, with the emphasis on language development and social skills.
Each child's development will be tracked and monitored whilst working through the EYFS curriculum, to ensure that when they leave the nursery they are more than ready for their next journey at school. and will be confident, independent learners.
Nursery Kitchen and Food
Our young risers are encouraged to be more independent through play in our stimulating environment, with access to water, sand, home corner, book/quite corner, construction, building, music, etc.
We have the benefit of a large enclosed garden offering many activities. Throughout 2019 we will be continuing to make improvements to our outside area:-
Pre-School, 3 1/2 - 5 year olds
We have a ratio of 1 adult per 3 children in the baby room. This is to ensure that each child is
given as much attention as needed, to help them feel as safe and secure as they do at home. Developmental milestones are monitored and assessed to ensure the best outcomes are achieved.
The majority of children's learning is centered around activities called 'play'. We have created an extensive list of play activities and experiences that relate to these 'learning goals'.
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