Ladybirds Nursery Ltd
39 Bradford Street
Bolton
Lancashire
BL2 1HT
Contact us
01204 437 020
Email us
hello@ladybirdsnurserybolton.co.uk

Our Approach

 

From when your child is born up until the age of 5 their early experiences should be happy, active, exciting, secure and filled with fun.

This will support their development, care and learning needs.

Most of this website tells you what you can expect from Ladybirds Nursery, there are things, however, there a few thing that we need from you too. These detailed in our terms & conditions section.

Who are Ofsted

Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, children’s services and skills. They report directly to Parliament and are independent and impartial. They regulate and inspect services which care for children, and those providing education and skills for learners of all ages.

The EYFS Curriculum?

EYFS is the Government and early years professionals describe the times your child’s life between birth and age 5.

This is a very important stage in your child’s life, it helps them prepare for school, as well as preparing them for their future learning. From when your child is born up until the age of 5 their early experiences should be happy, active, exciting, secure and filled with fun. This will support their development, care and learning needs.

Why do we have EYFS?

The EYFS framework exists to support all professional working in the EYFS to help your child. The framework now has a greater importance on the emphasis on your role. It sets out the legal welfare requirements that everyone registered to look after children must follow to keep your child safe and promote their welfare.

  • The 7 areas of learning and development which guide our engagement with your child’s play and activities as they learn new skills and knowledge.
  • Assessments that will tell you about your child’s progress. Through the EYFS.
  • Expected levels your child will aim to reach at the age of 5. These are usually at the end of the reception year and are called Early Leaning Goals.
    • There is also guidance for us, to support your child on planning the learning activities and observing and assessing what and how your child is learning and developing.
  • The characteristics of learning
  • The characteristics of effective learning and the prime and specific areas of learning are all interconnected.

Characteristics of learning include:

  • Playing and exploring.
  • Active learning
  • Creativity and thinking critically
  • The ways in which a child engages with other people and their environment = playing and exploring, active learning and creating and thinking critically – these all underpin learning and development across all area and will support your child to become an effective and motivated learner.

The 3 prime areas begin to develop quickly in response to relationships and experience these run through and support leaning in all other areas of development. The prime areas continue to be fundamental throughout the EYFS.

The specific areas include essential skills and knowledge that your child will need as they grow and develop.

Opening Hours

 

Mon - Fri
7am till 6pm