Curriculum

Our Nursery follows the Foundation Stage curriculum with a focus on children's development in three prime areas (communication and language, physical development, and personal, social and emotional development). At the same time we focus on development in the specific areas of literacy, mathematics, understanding the world, and expressive arts and design.

 

Curriculum area What Nursery will aim to develop
Personal, social and emotional development Self-confidence and self-esteem
Making relationships
Managing feelings and behaviour
Physical development Moving around and handling objects
Health and self-care
Communication and language Listening and attention
Understanding
Speaking

 

Curriculum area How Nursery will aim to develop
Literacy Keeping it fun
Providing lots of different writing and reading opportunities both indoors and outdoors
Mathematics Use of real objects and problem-solving
Working in pairs, groups and alone
Understanding the world Exploring and investigating
Writing down what we find and exploring why
Expressive arts and design Exploring and using different media and materials
Being imaginative
Getting messy