Welcome to Furzedown Nursery!

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In the Nursery we follow the ‘Early Years Foundation Stage’ Framework. This framework has 7 areas of learning and we plan a range of activities from across the curriculum but also promote the children’s self-initiated play based on their interests.

The 7 areas of the curriculum are:

  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development-Making relationships
    -Self-confidence & Self Awareness
    -Managing Feelings & BehaviourPhysical Development-Moving & Handling
    -Health & Self CareCommunication and Language-Listening & Attention




    -Space, Shape & Measure

    Understanding the World

    -The World
    -People & Communities

    Expressive Art & Design

    -Being Imaginative
    -Exploring & Using Media & Materials

We have 2 sessions and 4 staff:

  • Ms. Swan (Nursery Teacher)
  • TA Support – Mrs Gilman, Mrs Fuentes Vaskuez

The morning session is from 8.30 – 11.30 and the afternoon session is from 12.00 – 3.00.

Throughout the year we will use a range of topics and focus books to base our activities on.  There will be focused carpet sessions on phonics, shared reading and maths.
Nursery is your child’s first step into education, so not only do we want the children to add to their existing knowledge and learn new skills, we also want both you and your child to have lots of enjoyable experiences with us!