We are a friendly, relaxed and approachable setting. We provide a warm, caring, family-oriented environment. We strive to develop the children’s personal, social and emotional skills to enable them to become strong, independent and confident learners.
With two dedicated classes, Bumblebee Room and Dragonfly Room, children’s development is tailored to their age-group. As with every Early Years setting, we follow the Development Matters Early Years Foundation Stage Statutory Framework (EYFS) which can be viewed here.
The Bumblebee Room caters for children aged from 18 months up to and including 3 years old.
We mainly focus on the 3 prime areas of the EYFS – Personal Social & Emotional (PSED), Communication & Language (CL) and Physical Development (PD).
We work on developing early gross motor skills that will be built on when they progress to the Dragonfly classroom.
The Dragonfly Room caters for children aged 3-5 years old. In this room we follow all 7 areas of the EYFS and support all the children to develop as well rounded, happy, confident individuals.
In the final term our main focus is to make sure that the children have all the skills required for a smooth transition into primary school.
After school care is open for our Pre-School children together with children who attend Dilton Marsh C of E primary School.
We offer learning opportunities covering all 7 areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage Statutory Framework, offering both indoors and outdoors activities and facilities. Within the structure of the learning environment the children are free to explore the resources and planned activities.
All Staff members hold up-to-date certificates in Paediatric First Aid and hold relevant certificates in Safeguarding Children. Every full-time member of staff is Level 3 qualified in child care and the part time member of staff is currently working towards a level 3. Lis and Rachael will continue to expand their professional development to ensure positive progression for each and every child. Enhanced DBS checks are renewed every year via the Update Service