Starting school is a huge milestone in every child’s life. Your child’s Early Years can make a big difference in how well they are prepared for their big school adventure. We take a look at how pre school learning at Toad Hall Nursery Group will help your child get ready for school in the best possible way:
Toad Hall takes children from three months right up to school age. We get to know your child as an individual and we watch them thrive in our homely, caring setting.
Children who stay at Toad Hall up to starting school, rather than joining their school’s own nursery, grow in confidence and benefit hugely from our inspirational pre school learning. Parents find it much easier if their child is in full-time day care rather than morning only nursery sessions. Our home-from-home setting helps each child reach their full potential ready for starting school.
Innovative learning programmes
Toad Hall follows the same Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework as nursery and reception classes in schools, but we go above and beyond to create exciting EYFS activities that our children love. We’ve developed our own pre school learning programmes designed to create a passion for learning. Our Magical Maths programme helps children to enjoy numeracy and builds a strong foundation for future learning. Let’s Get Physical helps our children enjoy plenty of physical fun while learning movement skills that build confidence and enhance physical development. Our inspirational Early Language Programme is doing wonders in developing strong early reading, writing and listening skills as well as building vocabulary.
This may sound serious, but all of this learning is through play – so our children have lots of fun while becoming healthy and active learners. We are proud that our children leave Toad Hall with the key skills needed to thrive once they start school.
Toad Hall helps prepare children for school by promoting independence at every opportunity. Every mealtime is used as a chance to encourage independence and help children learn to chat socially together. Children are constantly encouraged to put on their own coats and shoes and to help themselves to drinks at nursery. By the time children start school they are confident in self-care and ready to embrace the exciting new challenges that starting school brings.
Special milestones: celebrating the big school adventure
At Toad Hall, we’ve watched your child thrive and grow. It’s always a very special time when our children get ready to leave for school, and we want to celebrate their achievements and help them prepare for their new adventures! We enjoy discussions about starting school and plan lots of role play to get them used to a school setting. Best of all, we often mark their time at Toad Hall with a special Graduation Ceremony to send them off in style.
You can find out more about our fabulous Toad Hall childcare practitioners and how they will help prepare your child for school here.