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barleymgroup

Our Children’s Settings Facts

All of our settings are child centric and we aim to deliver positive experience to our children

  • We cater for children aged from birth to five years
  • We operate funded preschools which cater for both funded & non funded 2 , 3 and 4 year olds.
  • Breakfast club is run for the whole school year and children are dropped off safely to school after a healthy breakfast.
  • Afterschool club runs for entire school year, children are picked up from all the local schools and provided with a fresh hot meal.
  • 2 of our nurseries work with babies and toddlers and also offer preschool education All are meals are prepared fresh in the nursery kitchen. We avoid processed foods as much as we can and cater for all dietary requirements, allergies and all religious preferences and requirements.
  •  We have parental cameras in all our settings.
  • Our nurseries have resources, equipment and furniture which encourage development through exciting experiences and opportunities.
  • Well-presented and secure settings with outdoor play areas and secure gardens. We have cameras in our outdoor areas as well.

Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum integrated with Montessori Methodology and practice

We deliver the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum and Montessori Practice through

  • Construction and small world play
  • Heuristic play - independent exploration and investigation of real, found and natural resources and materials
  • Large & fine motor skills and experiences
  • Montessori activities for eye-hand co-ordination
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Role play and imaginative opportunities
  • Water, sand and malleable experiences
  • Stories and mark making - the marks that children make through a range of media, such as paint, water, sand pencils and the meanings that they give to them
  • Creative workshops
  • Outdoor opportunities 
  • Exploring and investigating science and nature
  • Dance, music and sensory experiences
  • Learning additional languages
  • Develop independence