PGHS Nursery has excellent classroom facilities with many resources available to children in the form of a role-play area, focused learning activities and arts and crafts etc. The garden provides opportunities for climbing, balancing, riding tricycles and scooters, ball skills, digging in the sand, scooping water in containers, observing the natural world and much more! There are regular trips out to a farm or a zoo, local walks, a visit to the theatre at Christmas time, movement workshops, as well as visits from Edmonton Fire Brigade and other health professionals. We celebrate different religious and cultural festivals throughout the year with the help from our parents.
We follow the current statutory Early Years Foundation Stage framework. The Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum is made up of seven areas of learning and development, which are all important and inter-connected. The areas of learning have been divided into two sections: Prime Areas and Specific Areas.
The Prime Areas:
The Specific Areas:
We aim for our pupils to learn through play and fun, practical activities. We offer resources and opportunities for child-led play, as well as adult-led activities such as listening to stories, cooking, arts and crafts and playing games. We work on the children’s communication and listening skills, as they are vital for future progress. Our Nursery is a busy and happy place to be!
The Nursery offers a minimum of 5 morning sessions or 5 morning and afternoon sessions or a combination of 5 mornings plus one or more afternoons. All include lunch supervision. All sessions are fully supervised by Early Years specialist staff. A minimum of 5 morning sessions enables us to plan a range of activities over a week and ensures that the pupils make good relationships with both their peers and the adult staff.
Morning sessions for part-time pupils 8.45am – 12.45pm
Full-time pupils 8.45am – 3.45pm
Please note that the school also has an after school childcare provider, M&M Childcare, who will collect Nursery pupils from the Nursery and look after them with other PGHS pupils. For more information visit: www.mnmchildcare.com
The children bring in a named water bottle and healthy snacks for break-time, such as fruit or vegetables. Part-time pupils require one snack and full-time pupils will need two snacks. Parents also provide a packed lunch.
You are invited to visit our Nursery on a Wednesday at 10.15am when we hold weekly tours. Please contact the School Office on 0208 886 1135 to book your personal tour or complete the online form. We also invite you to attend our Open Morning on Saturday, 18th May 2024. Please register here to attend.
If you would to register for a place, please complete a registration form and return it to the School with a £50 registration fee. Girls can join the Nursery once they have turned 3 years old.