THE MARY SEACOLE DAY NURSERY

MULTI-CULTURAL CURRICULUM

The Mary Seacole Day Nursery aims to provide a happy and stimulating environment where each child’s culture is acknowledged and appreciated. Each week you will see displayed in the room play opportunities.

The learning programme that is used with the babies and toddlers aged 3 months to 3 years is "Birth to Three Matters...". This is a learning structure that nurseries are encouraged to use and it encourages the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of your child while s/he is with us.

Within each area of learning, there are a number of components, which we as a team plan and provide opportunities and activities to help your child develop some key developmental skills.

The four areas of this learning framework and their components are:

1.A Strong Child:Me, myself and I
Being acknowledged and affirmed
Developing self-assurance
A Sense of Belonging
 
2.A Skilful Communicator:Being together
Finding a voice
Listening and responding.
Making meaning
 
3.A Competent LearnerMaking connections
Being imaginative
Being creative
Representing
 
4.A Healthy ChildEmotional well being
Growing and developing
Keeping safe
Healthy choices

The Mary Seacole Day Nursery aims to provide a happy and stimulating environment where each child’s culture is acknowledged and appreciated. Each child’s ability is assessed this allows the staff to implement a learning program that is best suited to the child.

Developmental Aims:

Children at the age of 3-5 years take part in a integrated educational program which focuses primarily on the six Early Learning Goals:

Between the hours of 1.30 - 3 p.m. the early learning goals are covered specifically as follows:

These goals are not just designated to the afternoon but are integrated throughout the nursery Curriculum.

APPLICATION FORMS

You must appreciate that there is an extensive Waiting List, therefore, keeping it updated can prove very difficult. If the address and telephone number changes on your application form let us know as soon as possible.