The nursery has large, bright, airy rooms with both stimulating, well-resourced spaces, encouraging children to explore and discover and also, quiet, restful areas where children can rest and relax at times during their busy day.
Our exciting outside space helps develop social and exploratory play – it is a rich environment that includes growing beds where the children can see plants grow and learn how to care for living things. We grow vegetables that are used in our kitchen, the children help to plant, nurture and pick them, developing an understanding of the world around them and a positive attitude to a healthy life style for the future.
Sophie Breese has achieved her leadership qualification in Forest Schooling and has developed a Forest School site on our grounds. This will very much enrich the curriculum for the children at St. George’s School.
The Forest School ethos is to allow children to learn and explore, increasing self-esteem and gaining confidence within an outdoor learning environment: through nature.
Children will experience outdoor learning in a flexible, self-led, adult-led way; ensuring that they learn and use their imagination through new experiences; becoming highly motivated, confident, enthusiastic learners and explorers. Children will learn how to safely use different outdoor tools such as peelers, bow saws, and drills. These will be adult supervised and safety rules will be taught to the children. They will learn in a variety of weathers and in all seasons; this is all part of Forest School.
Children will take at least 6 sessions throughout the year and we know it will enhance their curriculum and very much support their development in becoming self-motivated, independent learners.
Healthy balanced food is cooked on the premises with care and consideration for all our children’s dietary needs. As in all other areas, we respect your wishes and ensure that your children are provided with the diet of your choice.