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DEVELOPMENT & LEARNING AIMS

At Fountains Playgroup & Pre-School we aim to ensure that each child:

  • Is in a safe and stimulating environment which encourages risk and challenge, The staff ask open ended questions to develop the individuals thinking.

  • Is given generous care and attention.

  • Has the chance to join in with other children and adults to live, play and learn together.

  • Is helped to take forward their learning and development by being helped to build on what they already know and can do.

  • Makes satisfying progress.

  • Is in a setting that sees parents helping each child to learn and develop.

  • Is in a setting in which parents help to shape the services it offers.

 
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EARLY YEARS FOUNDATION STAGE

We are guided by the EYSF and our provision reflects the four over arching principles of the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Stage (DfE 2014)

 

A UNIQUE CHILD

Every child is a unique child who is constantly learning and can be resilient, capable, confident and self assured.

 

POSITIVE RELATIONSHIPS

Children learn to be strong and independent through positive relationships.

 

ENABLING ENVIRONMENTS

Children learn and develop well in enabling environments in which their experiences respond to their individual needs and there is a strong partnership between practitioners, parents and carers.

 

LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT

Children develop and learn in different ways and at different rates. The framework covers the education and care of all children in early years provision including children with special educational needs and disabilities