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With 40 years of experience
I have always been passionate about 'Early Years' education.
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From the Latin to lead
Teaching is how one adult instructs a child, education is a two way process
We do not stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing
Play is a child’s work and develops the right brain (ART, CREATIVE) this is vital for left brain (Cognitive) development
Sit on your hands and voice
When a child is at play it is all too easy for an adult to step in and disturb the play or truncate the play
We can learn so much from our outside environment
Nature provides many of the things a child needs to learn. We provide a rich outside garden
Boys and girls learn differently
While offering equal opportunities to learn, we celebrate the learning differences and provide many physical opportunities
There is more to literacy than ABC more to Math than 123
We ask our educators to introduce drama, song, rhyme and rhythm, percussion movement and story all this will encourage a child to love literature
There is a different key for every child turn that key and unlock the individual
All children are unique and have their own interests
For the Children with special needs in education we adapt
We adapt and work closely with parents. We use many Montessori methods. We introduce fun extra speech and language groups, music groups and we have a play therapy specialist