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Communication Skills

Communication is a vital skill that all children need to learn. Over one million children in the UK have some kind of speech language and communication needs. This is known as SLCN for short. Every child is different. Their needs depend on different factors, including:…

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April Learning and Development

Learning and Development in the next two months Babies, Toddlers and Preschool All of our age groups will be celebrating Spring which starts on 20th March. We will also be looking forward to Easter and our activities will be centred around these two events. This…

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Learning and Development January 2017

Babies & Toddlers.  Babies and Toddlers will be celebrating Valentine’s day and incorporating this with topics about ‘Love’ and ‘Family’. Preschool Preschoolers will be looking at ‘animals from around the world and where they live’.  They will also be junk modelling and exploring materials Our…

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Developmental milestones ages 3 through 5

Knowing what to expect as your child grows can reassure you that your child is on track with his peers or alert you to potential concerns. Below are some developmental milestones to watch for during the preschool years. Since birth, you’ve watched your child grow…

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Orangutans French Learning

Bonjour ! My name is Aurélie and I am now teaching French to the children at Orangutans Day Care Nursery. I have been working in several primary schools for five years now. It is never too early to learn another language. At a young age,…

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Baseline Assessments

In preparation for our children leaving us to attend school we carry out some baseline assessments.  Children starting in reception class will usually have an on-entry assessment as a starting point for school.  Our baseline assessment is in line with those on-entry assessments.  We believe…

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Dear Parents We are in the process of introducing a new online system for children’s learning journeys and daily diaries.  Information has been sent to parents on e-mail and letters will also be given in hard copy form.  Attached to this post is the information…

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As we are approaching our transition from paper based observations, assessments and planning to our new online EyLog, we have decided a better approach to our key worker system.  The key workers are as follows: Babies (0-18 months) – Key workers jointly are Katrina and Jessica…