Every child is a unique individual who deserves the best possible start in life. Between birth and the age of five children develop quickly and their experiences can have a big impact on their future lives. At Littleleaps we follow the Early Years Foundation stage which is a statutory framework for all early years providers. It sets the standards that Early years providers must meet, promoting teaching and learning to ensure children learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe.
Areas of Learning
There are seven areas of learning and development all of which are important and are inter-connected, There are three prime areas which are extremely important for building children's capacity to learn, form relationships and thrive, in addition to the prime areas there are also four specific areas of learning and development which strengthen the prime areas.
Each child who attends Littleleaps has a Key Person.
This is an Early Years Practitioner within the child's room who's role is to ensure every child's learning and care is tailored to their individual needs. They will support the child and their parents with the settling in process, and with the child's developmental progress.
Tapestry is an online learning journal that practitioners use to record and monitor your child learning and development. Parents can also upload new achievements and special events onto their own child journal allowing these moments to be shared between home and setting. Tapestry can be used as a communication tool to strengthen our relationships with parents.