Early Years Foundation Stage Every child is supported to reach their full potential and will receive this from the setting SENCO.
There are four guiding themes in the EYFS that we follow:
• A Unique Child -Recognising that every child is a competent learner from birth who can be resilient, capable, confident and self-assured. • Positive Relationships - Children learn to be strong and independent from a base of loving and secure relationships with parents and /or key person.
• Enabling Environments - The environment plays a key role in supporting and extending children’s development and learning. • Learning and Development - Children develop and learn in different ways and at different rates and all areas of learning and development are equally important and inter-connected.
Key Person System Each child will have a key person who will give a nurturing and supportive learning environment. During your child's time at Brambles their experiences will be recorded on our Tapestry Online Journals.
This will allow you to have constant access to your child's learning and development unlike traditional journals.
You will be able to contact your child's key worker and comment on any observations you see.
Tapestry also allows you to add your own photos and activities so that we can work in complete partnership.
Outdoor Learning & Woodland Walk We aim to offer children an outdoor learning environment where they will learn and develop new skills through play and exploration of the world around them.
Our aim is to make the most of the British weather, using it as a learning opportunity and enhancing a child's development through first hand experiences.
We are lucky enough to have Bev who is a qualified Level 3 Forest School Practitioner and Grace and Louise who hold their Level 1 Forest School Qualification.
We are lucky enough to be located directly next to woodland. Brambles use this to our advantage to take the children out on walks and activities in the woods.
We make bread with the children in the morning and take it out as a snack in the woods.
Fundraising We are a charity run setting and from time to time will be fundraising and may ask for your help and support. This may be in the form of selling tickets, making cakes or helping on fun days for the children.
Any help is always welcome and appreciated.
We also welcome parents to join our proactive committee.
Ofsted We are Ofsted registered and our most recent report can be found here: