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Hector's House Nursery and Preschool

Day Care Nursery in East Kilbride

At a Bright Horizons nursery in Scotland your child’s learning and development will supported by two National documents. Pre-Birth to Three: Positive Outcomes for Scotland’s Children and Families and The Curriculum for Excellence.

If your child is aged under three years then the National guidelines Pre-Birth to Three: Positive outcomes for Scotland’s Children and Families shall be used to inform and support the care and learning of your child. This guidance recognises that critical learning takes place before a child is 3 and the experiences of children from Pre-Birth to Three can influence the rest of their lives.

By focusing on the four key principles, Rights of the Child, Relationships, Responsive Care and Respect and putting into practice the 9 key features, Role of Staff, Attachments, Transitions, Observation, Assessment and planning, Partnership working, Health and Wellbeing, Literacy and Numeracy, Environment and Play, staff shall carefully plan play activities both indoors and outdoors to nurture your child’s growth and development at this crucial time in their lives.

On reaching the age of 3 your child will transition to the Curriculum for Excellence, this National Curriculum represents Scotland’s vision for education of all children. It aims to raise standards, improve knowledge and develop skills. Ensuring that every child should experience a broad education that develops skills for learning, for life, and work with a real focus on literacy and numeracy and promotes an active and healthy lifestyle.

Through a play based curriculum staff will plan a wealth of opportunities outdoor and indoor supporting your child to express him/herself, build independence, solve problems, make choices and decisions and develop new skills.