Our Day

An overview and reflection on our day in the pre-school

Our Pre-school day begins with a warm and friendly welcome from all the staff.

The children register their name by placing it into their keygroup basket.  Staff affirm each child by singing a welcome song which they learn very quickly as well as recognise and build relationships with each other.

Our day consists of freeplay, choice of a range of activities and resources throughout the environment both indoors and outdoors.

An Adult directed activity in keygroups takes place every session to focus on planned activities and assessment for learning to meet the needs of individual children.

We have a group singing time with songs, Rhymes and music and a story time takes place on an individual, paired or small group activity. 

Children have their snack/fruit independently and this is used as an opportunity for discussing healthy eating.

Outdoor learning is available during each session and children choose a wide variety of accessible learning zones such as digging, bikes, trikes, role play home area complete with a washing line.  A physical and wildlife observation area is available at every session.

The children become very busy and engrossed with what they do in the outdoor area and this is extended by the adults in a flexible way to enable the children to enjoy these valuable experiences.

The session moves along spontaneously with children showing self-help and individual skills in putting on/off wellies, coats and bags.  They collect their finished expressive art work and drawings which they are very proud of in readiness for home time.

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Testimonials

END OF YEAR COMPLIMENTS AND COMMENTS FROM PARENTS 2017

"THANK YOU FOR BEING SO SUPPORTIVE THIS YEAR"

"THANK YOU FOR ALL THAT YOU DO FOR ME"

"WE APPRECIATE EVERYTHING"

"THANK YOU FOR GIVING MY CHILD THE BEST POSSIBLE START IN THE WORLD OF ACADEMICS"

"THANK YOU FOR TAKING SUCH GOOD CARE OF ME THIS YEAR, I HAVE HAD SO MUCH FUN"

"THANK YOU FOR HELPING ME GROW"

"THE MEMORIES MADE WILL BE CHERISHED FOREVER"

"THANK YOU FOR THE BRILLIANT TIME SPENT HERE"

"WE CANNOT THANK YOU ENOUGH FOR THE CARE, SUPPORT AND KINDNESS YOU HAVE SHOWN TOWARDS US AS A FAMILY"

"THANK YOU FOR PROVIDING A WONDERFUL SETTING TO THRIVE AND GROW"

"THANK YOU FOR BEING AMAZING"

"TO ALL THE TEACHERS AT SACRED STEPS PRESCHOOL THANK YOU FOR THE CONTINUED SUPPORT AND ENCOURAGEMENT THROUGHOUT MY PRECIOUS TIME I HAVE SPENT WITH YOU"

TESTIMONALS FROM PARENTS AND CHILDREN - SUMMER TERM 2014

"The warm nurturing environment helped us to feel welcomed."

"It has been a great comfort knowing how much my child loves Sacred Steps Pre-school. Keep up the good work."

"We choose Sacred Steps because we immediately felt at ease with you and could see there was a really caring environment being created."

"Thank you for all your time, dedication and creating a fun learning environment."

"Thank you everyone at Sacred Steps Pre-school for being such amazing teachers for all of the children."

"A perfect home from home environment."

"Could not be happier with the provision YOU LADIES ARE SUPERB!"


TESTIMONALS FROM PARENTS AND CHILDREN - SUMMER TERM 2013

"Thank you for all you have done for me, you have gone above and beyond to help me on my learning journey. I have had the best start. I will miss you lots."

"Thank you all for looking after our child this year and we feel very happy to be sending him back to you in September as we know that he will be in safe hands, learn lots of new things and most importantly have FUN!"

"Thank you for a fun and exciting playgroup. I have had an amazing time, lots of love."

"Thank you for having me at Pre-school I have enjoyed every minute of it."

"Your encouragement and support are invaluable; I wish you all success next year and hope you have a lovely well-earned rest."

"Thank you for everything you have taught me at Pre-school. I’ve had so much fun and I am so happy that I joined ‘SACRED STEPS’ and met so many lovely people."

"Thank you so much for what you have done for my son I will always be grateful you have given him the best possible start in life and I know that he will miss you all."

"Thank you for letting me come to your pre-school to learn and play lots of love."

"Thank you for the hard work and dedication this year. It has been a pleasure to watch my daughter flourish under your care."

"Thank you for looking after me at Pre-school I’ve had lots of fun and will miss everyone, lots of love."

Working in Partnership

We work within a multi-agency way with parents, carers and other agencies promoting:

  • Good communication
  • Knowledge of child development
  • The curriculum: The revised Early Years Foundation Stage (2012)
  • Reflect on our practice through updated policies and research at national and local level. The Every Child Matters (2003) The Common Core of Skills and knowledge (2005) The Key Elements of Effective Practice (2004)

Testimonials

"I want to say a massive "THANK YOU" for giving Roma an amazing start in life, it has been like a second home to her and you have loved her as much as I do. Thanks again."

Love Sophia G. (Roma’s Mummy)

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