We acknowledge at Washwood Heath Nursery School from the earliest stages of development babies and children are capable confident learners. It is on this foundation, working holistically in partnerships with parents / carers that School will build. We believe that to ensure the service we offer is best quality we must develop fully as a team, with shared vision and continue to challenge ourselves and each other to enhance our own development.
At Washwood Heath we strive to:
We work hard to provide the right conditions for learning by:
Planning and Assessment.
We follow the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum and our planning and assessment is based on the principle that children learn most when they are interested, motivated and engaged in the learning process. Through regular observations of children’s interests planning and assessment develops to support and enhance their learning. In this way we differentiate and ensure that individuals are appropriately challenged with a balance of adult-led activities and the scaffolding to support child-initiated activities. The efforts of our children will be valued and respected at all times. We will provide positive encouragement and feedback to pupils to encourage confidence and develop self esteem.
EYFS link: https://www.foundationyears.org.uk/files/2012/03/Development-Matters-FINAL-PRINT-AMENDED.pdf