At Woodlands we intend to prepare & teach all children to reach their full developmental potential through our planning & learning methods. We intend to provide a safe and secure environment where all children are offered opportunities to learn and develop in each area of learning by offering an enabling environment and highly
To implement this we will deliver the curriculum through our own unique pedagogy. Our highly experienced, well trained and knowledgeable practitioners form close relationships with all children and are able to recognise their individual developmental needs and encourage progression. We facilitate child-initiated learning in the early years which allows children to thrive while making accelerated progress. We work with parents as partners, engaging them fully into their child’s preschool journey. We provide a stimulating, reflective environment that is carefully organised and equipped to meet their needs, interests and stages of development. Children’s progress is carefully observed, managed and enhanced by practitioners who engage and interact with them to support them in making outstanding learning. The impact of this will be measured by the continuous progress that we expect children to make through monitoring, reflection and assessment. When children move onto school we see confident, independent, resilient individuals who rise to their next challenge.
Happiness and wellbeing – All children, staff and families are part of a happy, safe and caring preschool.
Engagement and achievement - We encourage everyone to be involved and interested, we use their strengths and build on their interests, to become engaged, resilient learners. We have high expectations of all our children and facilitate high quality challenges, teaching and care. We aim for everyone to achieve the best they can.
Respect and equality - We respect, support and co-operate with each other. We promote a culture of tolerance, inclusion, diversity, equality, fairness and opportunity.
Integrity – We role model and teach children to be genuine, open, honest and sincere, to do the right thing, even when no-one else is watching.
Partnership – We value being reflective and learning from parents as partners, and seek advice and support from professionals.
Responsibility – We ensure Woodlands is managed by a team of highly qualified, experienced staff who are supported by a committee of