Core Values and Aims

Vision:

“Nurturing curiosity and inspiring imaginations”

Commitment to quality, where diversity is celebrated,

children thrive and leave ready to fly

Values and Aims:

1: For each child to feel happy, safe and respected in order for them to become resilient, confident, independent Learners who can realise their personal potential

2: To recognise each child’s individual interests, needs and unique ways of learning; developing sustained shared thinking through quality adult child interactions.

3: For each child to develop their imaginations and creative thinking to follow their dreams in an aesthetic environment which is stimulating, exciting and offers moments of magic, adventure, awe and wonder.

4: To provide an enabling, versatile and challenging environment which promotes inclusion and diversity and provokes and inspires children to initiate and extend their own learning.

5: To embrace the essential impact that the Forest School and learning outdoors can have on a child’s health, well-being, involvement and development.

6: To be knowledgeable, reflective and passionate practitioners who take pleasure in learning and discovering with the children; offering a holistic, balanced and well-planned curriculum which is reactive and relevant to individual children’s interests, needs and learning styles.

7: To demonstrate respectful and positive values that inspire, encourage and support each child, parent/carer and colleague through reciprocal relationships based on trust.

8: To promote successful parent/practitioner partnerships and realise the importance of other settings, professionals and agencies in the community in supporting and extending children’s learning and development.