During a typical week each Nursery child will participate in key worker led activities, music, dance and PE sessions, (led by the school’s PE department). In addition, pre-school children will participate in French, pre-school teacher led activities in language and mathematics and have the option to swim during an afternoon session. The Nursery children fully participate in planning their half-termly topics which encourages them to become effective contributors, responsible citizens, confident individuals and successful learners.
How do you find a child’s individual qualities and help them shine?
The creation of a vibrant learning environment and a happy and positive ethos allows children to display their individual qualities to be nurtured and enhanced through staff observations, support and teaching.
A Curriculum for Excellence Early Level
Recording Pupil’s Progress
In Nursery each child has a pupil profile which is completed throughout their time in Nursery by staff and parents-children have such a rich variety of experiences in the home it is important that they are recognised and valued in a child’s development.
The following ‘Profile example for Nursery Parents was completed with examples of home experiences linked to the Early Level of A Curriculum for Excellence by Clifton Hall Nursery Parents and staff (during a parents’ discussion evening).