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Each Child is Unique

At Shurdington Pre-School in Cheltenham we believe that all children are unique and all children make sense of the world around them in their own way. There are similarities in some aspects of play, of mastering a skill or in developing social understanding but each child will achieve this at their own pace, based on their own interests, ideas, preferences and previous experiences.

We cater for a wide age range in our Caterpillar Group and in our Butterfly Group and pride ourselves on ensuring that our Early Years provision is tailor made to each and every child. Our Day Care Sessions are created around the children attending to ensure they have high quality play and learning experiences. We do this through the Shurdington Pre-School Key Person system – planning activities and our environment specific to each child’s interests or needs and creating your child’s individual Journey Book of their Early Years experiences. 

In addition, our invaluable Parent Rota System means that parents and the Pre-School Team work closely together to ensure an holistic approach to provision.

We follow the Early Years Foundation Stage: The statutory framework that starts at birth and finishes at the end of your child’s reception year. We use a Document called Development Matters to help us track your child’s journey and ensure that our provision is helping them progress. This Document is available via this link: Development-Matters There is also a helpful parent’s guide here: Link

More information is also available via the Department of Education website Child Development is a journey – not a race. 

At Shurdington Pre-School, we would love to be part of your child’s exciting Early Years journey.  To visit our setting, or for more details, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Valentines Cake Sale – 13/02/20 at 2.15pm

Please come along early for pick up (2.15pm) this Thursday 13th February to buy cakes to help raise funds for Pre-School, we are fundraising for a new climbing frame for the Butterfly garden.

Thank you and Happy Valentines Day!

Winter Onesieland Disco – 17 December 2019

Shurdington Pre-School are proud to be hosting the Christmas Party of all Christmas Parties this December at Shurdington Pre-School. Lights, music, games, face paints, food and a magical Santa’s Grotto all for just £3.50 per child (to include a gift from Santa’s Grotto). Babes in arms are free and there is no charge for adults.

To book, please email shurdingtonpreschool@gmail.com
Tickets are limited so book your space early to avoid disappointment.