Our Goals & Values

    • All children should be given the opportunity of education and care within a group environment if parents wish
    • We will work in partnership with parents, school, outside agencies and the community
    • We respect and cater for each child’s individual needs
    • We value all people as unique individuals whatever their race, gender, ethnicity, language and disability
    • To be sensitive and respectful of varied cultural and religious practices
    • To have good relationships at all levels with children, parents/carers, staff and all other adults
    • Respecting and valuing parents/carers views as first educators and involving them in all discussions about their child
    • Pre-school children require a high level of adult interaction
    • Our curriculum will be responsive to the needs and abilities of each child to help them to reach their potential

    • To provide a place where child have opportunities to explore the environment and feel comfortable with staff and setting
    • To help children to become successful learners and develop their social and emotional skills to take their part in society
    • To have flexibility within Pre-school caring for each individual child’s needs
    • To maintain the standards and guidance set by Ofsted and to regularly reflect on and develop our practice
    • To have over 50% of staff trained to at least level 3 in childcare
    • To provide a high adult/child ratio at all times
    • To provide all staff with on-going support and training opportunities
    • To have an open door policy where parents/carers are welcome anytime during the day
    • To give parents/carers written information about their child’s development
    • To provide opportunities for parents/carers to discuss their child’s progress with keyworkers
    • To help prepare children for the transition to school by working with parents/carers, schools, and other professionals
    • To maintain a low level staff turnover by providing good facilities and conditions for staff