Curriculum

Curriculum Overview

Our curriculum follows the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework (EYFS) which is a national statutory framework for all children from 0-5 years. At Arlesdene we place high importance on the value of play as the most effective way in which young children learn.  Staff plan a broad and balanced curriculum, based on their observations of children’s …

Forest School

Newsletters Arlesdene Nursery will use Forest School to enrich our Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum. Why are we using Forest School at Arlesdene? Research shows us that children are stimulated by the outdoors. Taking part in Forest Schools children typically experience, over time, an increase in: Self belief Confidence Learning capacity Enthusiasm Communication Problem-solving …

Nurture Group

What is Nurture group? A nurture group is run weekly with a small number of children and two experienced members of staff. This is a special time for children and a fantastic opportunity to boost their confidence and develop their social skills. Nurture group will support: Children’s Personal, Social and Emotional Development Children’s wellbeing Children’s …