Situated in the heart of the village of Stonesfield our Pre-School provides high quality, affordable care and education in a small, friendly setting for children aged two to four years. Our ethos is very much based around building strong relationships with each child and their families.
Stonesfield Pre-school Aims & Objectives
Stonesfield Pre-school believe that children learn best through play. We, as practitioners, appreciate the learning which takes place when children are able to follow their own ideas and are supported by an adult who can enable their learning by respecting, understanding and allowing children empowerment over their environment. We celebrate a child’s uniqueness and encourage respect and social interaction.
Our vision for future development is to continue to offer a good quality provision to the community which is open and inclusive to all, supporting children’s individual needs and allowing freedom of choice and growth within a safe and happy environment.
The Aims of Stonesfield Pre-school:
- To provide high quality care and education for Pre-school children
- To work in partnership with parents to help children learn and develop
- To help the children learn thorough play and discovery to become more confident and to develop their independence
- To offer children and their parents a service that promotes equality and values diversity
Our Aims for Parents:
We are a community-based setting that is a member of the ‘Pre-school Learning Alliance’. All our children’s parents are regarded as members who have full participation rights.
These include a right to be:
- Valued and respected
- Kept informed
- Involved and included at all level
Our Aims for Children:
We aim to ensure that each child:
- Is in a safe and stimulating environment
- Is given generous care and attention; because of our ratio of qualified staff to children, as well as volunteer parent helpers;
- Has the chance to join with other children and adults to play, work, and learn together;
- Has a personal key person to ensure that each child makes satisfying progress;
- Is in a setting that sees parents as partners in helping each child to learn and develop;
- Is in a setting in which parents help to maintain the services that it offers.