Welcome to Threemilestone Pre-School
“Where milestones are achieved!”
Our building is new and purpose built, we share the grounds of the Primary school. We exist in close partnership with the
main school, but are a separate charity-status organisation.
Threemilestone Pre-School is a member of the Pre-School Learning Alliance. We are run by an elected committee according to the PLA constitution and are visited by representatives of the PLA regularly.
Our Pre-School's main strengths lie in :
- encouraging independent learning by using a variety of teaching methods
- encourage critical thinking
- creating a supportive environment
- nurturing constructive relationships with parents
- academic learning through projects and extracurricular activities
- holding various events in our school and in Threemilestone
- cooperating with neighbouring nurseries and schools
Threemilestone Pre-School has been providing high quality child care since 1992. In late 2008 our previous Elliott Hut buildings were condemned and we temporarily moved into the spare classroom in the main primary school.
Funding was secured and after lots of hard work we moved into our new building in April 2010. At present we are operating a waiting list for spaces, if you would like your child to attend or for more information please do not hesitate to email or call on 01872 275349 for a prospectus.
In September 2008, the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum was introduced by the Government. The aim of the EYFS is to help young children achieve the five Every Child Matters Outcomes of staying safe, being healthy, enjoying and achieving, making a positive contribution and achieving economic well being.
Threemilestone Pre-School is committed to ensuring we implement the principles of the EYFS, providing individualised learning, development and care to give children the best possible start in life. Every child is fully supported to make progress at their own pace by regularly recording their achievements. This information is used to identify each child’s ‘Next Steps’ and is shared with parents to ensure each child reaches their full potential.
Our planning aims to provide children with experiences and opportunities to learn, reflecting a balance of adult-led and child-initiated activities.
Seven areas of learning and development replace the previous six areas, grouped into two categories – prime areas and specific areas. The prime areas are important because they lay the foundations for children’s success in all other areas of learning and of life:
- Personal, Social and Emotional Development
- Physical Development
- Communication and Language
The specific areas provide the range of experiences and opportunities for children to broaden their knowledge and skills:
- Understanding the World
- Expressive Arts and Design