Welcome to Nursery!
Our Nursery at HGCP is a happy, safe and stimulating environment which caters for the youngest members of our school community. We work in partnership with our parents and carers to ensure that our children reach their full potential, learning through their play.
Members of staff within Nursery are:
Miss Griffin - Teacher (mornings)
Mrs Chapman - Teacher (afternoons)
Mrs Hargreaves – Nursery Assistant
The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum is made up of 7 Areas of Learning. Each of these areas is important and inter-connected, centred around the individual interests and needs of each unique child.
The 7 Areas of Learning are:
Personal, Social and Emotional Development
Communication and Language
Understanding the World
Expressive Arts and Design
We deliver the curriculum through planned, purposeful play that is based upon the interests and learning needs of the children. Nursery staff work closely with our Reception team so that there is continuity and smooth transition.
We provide a wide variety of activities to meet the needs of the children. These include:
- Dough Disco
- Digit Dance
- Squiggle While You Wiggle
- Phonics and Maths sessions
- Art and Craft
- Reading Area
- Sand and Water play
- Mark Making Area
- Outdoor play
Our Nursery Provision:
We welcome our intake of children in September; depending on whether there are any places left, we can sometimes offer a January intake also. We accept children in the September after their 3rd birthday.
We provide 15 and 30 hours per week funded early years education for 3 and 4 year olds. This can be taken as 15 hours:
Mornings – 8.45am-11.45am, Monday to Friday
Afternoons – 12.15-3.15pm, Monday to Friday
8.45am-3.15pm, Monday to Friday
We charge 25p a session for snack and, if your child is staying for the full day, £1.50 a day for a school dinner. However, you are welcome to send in a healthy packed lunch if you prefer.
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If you would like to visit our Nursery or enquire about places please contact us on 01942 255406.
What we are learning:
Our theme is 'Traditional Tales and Rhymes' so we'll be exploring lots of different stories.