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Staff prepare children exceptionally well for their next steps in learning and for school.

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Children develop excellent social skills that help them to cooperate with behavioural
expectations and to respect others very successfully

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Staff are highly vigilant and they listen carefully to children’s thoughts and concerns to help
keep them safe

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Children develop a very positive approach to learning, showing high
levels of confidence and curiosity.

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Welcome to Sandhills Pre-School

We are committed to encouraging children to be kind, curious and work as a team.

Welcome

A warm welcome to the fun-filled learning environment of Sandhills Pre-School! We hope you enjoy exploring a bit of our world.

Our Vision

The staff and parent led committee are passionate about creating a safe learning environment where the children thrive and flourish.

Our Ethos

We are committed to encouraging children to be kind, curious and work as a team. We create a stimulating learning environment for the children to feel safe and to inspire learning. We foster a sense of belonging within the pre-school and the wider community.

CURRICULUM INTENT

‘We aim to provide all children at Sandhills Pre-school with the skills and knowledge that they will need for the future.  We ensure to meet the needs of each child regardless of their background.’

  • Sandhills Pre-school meets the needs of each individual child and we provide a curriculum to ensure that all children do well.
  • Sandhills Pre-school will develop areas of the curriculum by following interests of the children, helping them to further their knowledge and skills they will need for the future.
  • We will use what the children already know as a starting point to build on and following on from this the curriculum is planned so that the children can learn new skills and gain new knowledge.
  • Sandhills Pre-school helps and supports children to be resilient learners and also encourages them to be able to identify the characteristics of effective learning.
  • Sandhills Pre-school provide support to ensure the children’s wellbeing and ensure children have full access to the curriculum.

Our Curriculum will enable children to:

  • have a sense of wellbeing and high self-esteem - to have strategies to manage their feelings and behaviour
  • be respectful and positive members of the community
  • have the ability to communicate clearly - to express themselves
  • be independent, resilient and creative learners
  • see themselves as a learner and have a commitment to learn
  • to be able  to negotiate and problem solve
  • have the knowledge and skills for their life

Ofsted rated Outstanding

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