Peapod Pre-School

For children aged 2 - 4

Children attending Peapod Pre-School are split into 2 rooms, depending on age when starting. We take children from 2 years, with one main intake, when the September term starts.

We follow the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) which helps children progress through the 3 prime areas of learning and development.

  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development
  • Physical Development
  • Communication and Language

Also, we incorporate 4 other specific areas, which are:-

  • Maths
  • Literacy
  • Understanding of the World
  • Expressive Arts and Design

Petits Pois

A room for children 2 to 3 years

  • 4 Staff (1 Supervisor)
  • Ratio 1:4 staff to children
  • Maximum of 16 children

A Typical Day

  • 9:00 Morning session begins. Children are signed in on arrival
  • 9:15 Variety of themed activities including craft, small world - mini beasts, physical, maths, literacy.  Free-flow to outside play area and garden.
  • 10:00 All children sit down to snack.  Social event with conversation.
  • 11:00 All nappies are checked and changed, if not previously done.  Children play with various activites set up.
  • 11:30 Tidy up
  • 11:45 Group time
  • 12:00 children who stay for lunch wash their hands and collect their packed lunch or hot dinner is brought to them.  Those who do not, are collected by a Parent/Carer or Guardian
  • 1:00 Afternoon session starts and new activities are set up.

Sweet Peas

A room for children 3 to 4 years

  • 4 Staff (1 Supervisor)
  • Ratio 1:6 staff to children
  • Maximum of 24 children

A Typical Day

  • 9:00 Morning session begins.  Children are signed in on arrival
  • 9:15 they can play with any activity in the room.
  • 9:45 group time and welcome children with the 'Hello Song'
  • Practice signing for the week
  • Group counting - count attending children together.
  • Do an activity related to the current weeks' theme; either baking, craft, playing or a memory game (Kim's game). Outside play.
  • 10:15 rolling snack (where children can go to the snack trolley and help themselves)
  • Free play - including outside play. All activities relate back to EYFS and the childs' developmental goals.
  • 11:30 tidy up
  • 11:45 Group time - story or song
  • 12:00 children who stay for lunch wash their hands and collect their packed lunch or hot dinner is brought to them.  Those who do not, are collected by a Parent/Carer or Guardian
  • 1:00 Afternoon session starts and new activities are set up.

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News & Information

 Easter Half-Term Break

We are now closed.

We re-open on Tuesday 23rd April.

Have a lovely break!

  

 Our setting has been judged as GOOD by Ofsted

Here is the link to the report if you wish to read it:

https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/inspection-reports/find-inspection-report/provider/CARE/EY456499 

  

 

 

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