Every child deserves the best possible start in life and the support that enables them to fulfil their potential.
At Bright Blocks Preschool, we seek to provide a safe and secure setting, where every child is encouraged to be their unique self in an environment with adults who respond to their individual interests and needs and help them to build their learning over time.
There are seven areas of learning and development that must shape educational programmes in early years settings. All areas of learning and development are important and inter-connected.
Communication and Language
The development of children’s spoken language underpins all seven areas of learning and development.
Listening, Attention and Understanding
Personal, Social and Emotional Development
Children’s personal, social and emotional development (PSED) is crucial for children to lead healthy and happy lives, and is fundamental to their cognitive development.
Physical activity is vital in children’s all-round development, enabling them to pursue happy, healthy and active lives.
Gross Motor Skills
Fine Motor Skills
It is crucial for children to develop a life-long love of reading. Reading consists of two dimensions: language comprehension and word reading.
Developing a strong grounding in number is essential so that all children develop the necessary building blocks to excel mathematically.
Understanding the World
Understanding the world involves guiding children to make sense of their physical world and their community.
Past and Present
People, Culture and Communities
The Natural World
Expressive Arts and Design
The development of children’s artistic and cultural awareness supports their imagination and creativity.
Creating with Materials
Being Imaginative and Expressive