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Nursery Vision

To provide a safe, loving, secure, stimulating and exciting environment for children to “Light their spark” of learning.  In Nursery we will strive to enable all children to develop their capabilities and to become confident individuals. Our ultimate aim is for children to begin to build the essential skills and knowledge for them to be able to participate successfully into society, whilst still being unique and reflecting their individual communities and cultures.

In our Nursery we help children to develop in the framework of relationships and the environment around them. We also begin to teach children our school’s core values of LOVE, RESPECT, PERSEVERANCE AND THANKFULNESS, through the Early Years Curriculum.

This curriculum has 7 areas of learning

3 Prime Areas – (These areas are fundamental, they work together and move through to support development in all other areas)

PSED – Personal, Social and Emotional Development

PD – Physical development

CL – Communication and Language

4 Specific Areas – (These include essential skills and knowledge)

Literacy

Maths

Understand the World

Expressive Arts and Design

Each individual child reaches out to relate to people and things through the Characteristics of Effective learning, which transfer through all areas of learning 

These characteristics are:

Playing and Exploring

Active Learning

Creating and thinking critically 

We use the 5 point “Leuven scale”, which is a form of assessment that measures children’s emotional well-being and involvement. These are directly linked to the Characteristics of Effective Learning.

Privacy Policy

We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulations.

We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.