About Us

We provide a wide variety of activities for outdoor and indoor environments. 

 

Arts and crafts

Includes painting, glueing, cooking, drawing, collage and scissor work.

Communication Skills

To listen to stories, poems, rhymes, music, other children and adults. Talking to other adults and children, telling stories and rhymes. To provide a vocabulary enriching and stimulating environment. Use of Dramatic play and puppets.

Construction

LEGO, MOBILO, STICKLEBRICKS, DUPLO, CRATES and others.

Early Reading

To foster enjoyment in reading with pre-reading activities, matching games, matching pictures to words, Sharing story books and picture books with an adult. To broaden and increase each child’s reading experience.

Handwriting

Left to right eye co-ordination. To encourage confident pencil control. To correct letter formation. Writing own name unaided. Tracing. Writing patterns.

Knowledge and Understanding of the World

To develop a knowledge and understanding of their environment, and how to respect it. To promote an understanding of other people, culture and features of the natural and man-made world.

Language Activities

Stories, poetry, rhymes and story or music.

Letters

To teach the sounds (phonics) each letter makes, as well as the letter name. Each letter is said along with an example of a word that begins with that letter, such as their name or an animal. 

Mathematics

To develop awareness of number concept and recognition. To provide opportunities for discoveries and concept building concerning weight, volume, grouping, sorting and selection. To develop pattern recognition. Categorising objects

Measuring and Weighing

Measuring, calendar, seasons, days of the week, months of the year, timing activities. Language of weight, heavier than, lighter than. Activities leading to balancing and the discovery of heavier than and lighter than.

Moral Development

To create a climate of understanding and patience in working out what is right and wrong. To be fair and sensitive in correction of unacceptable behaviour.To value each child so they develop good personal values.

Music and Movement

Singing, dancing, ribbon dancing, games and imaginative play (ie domestic toys).

Numbers, Shapes and Colours

These activities are practised daily, preparing the child for the next stage of education - teaching, then good hand and eye co-ordination.

Painting and the Visual Arts

To provide enjoyment and freedom to express with a variety of materials, ie. playdough, paint, sand, water etc. To encourage and develop the imagination and creativity.

Percussion

To listen to a range of various kinds of music. Encourage the child to make their own music. To explore sounds and rhythms with professional and home made instruments and the child’s own voice.

Physical Development

To develop fine manipulative skills including cutting, drawing, colouring and writing. To develop gross manipulative skills, jumping, hopping, skipping, dancing and balancing.

Science

To provide new opportunities for discovery through sensory experiences, observation, smell, touch, listening and taste. Topics include, cooking, water, exploring how things work. To provide opportunities for inventive thinking.

Social and Emotional Development

To provide a safe and secure environment for the child to develop.

To provide the child with enjoyable experiences.

To provide opportunities for the child’s own sense of achievement.

To build on each child’s self- confidence and self-awareness.

To promote social skills.