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An inspiring learning environment for delivering Foundation Phase education

At Poppies Day Nursery, the inspiring indoor and outdoor learning environments provide exciting opportunities for children to develop important skills. Read more >

Supportive leadership that drives improvement

At Sunflower Tots, the childcare co-ordinator monitors staff regularly to give her a good understanding of the playgroup’s strengths and areas for development. This allows her to identify the new resources and training needed to improve provision. Read more >

Planning for good quality outdoor learning

Strategic leadership at Gogerddan Childcare has embedded outdoor learning in the nursery’s provision. As a result, there have been improvements in children’s confidence and language development. Read more >

A highly effective outdoor learning environment

The outdoor provision at Mrs Tiggywinkles Day Nursery provides learners with regular opportunities to practise and consolidate a range of skills. This helps them achieve good Foundation Phase outcomes. Read more >

Exploring and learning outdoors

Rossett House Nursery has developed innovative outdoor learning experiences that engage children and help them develop literacy and numeracy through role-play. Read more >

Developing positive attitudes to learning

A caring and supportive atmosphere with consistent routines and clear rules for behaviour help make Sticky Fingers Nursery a positive and friendly place to learn. Read more >

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Assessing children's learning to make teaching more effective

Staff at Sunshines Pre-School nursery carefully assess all aspects of children's learning to ensure they progress well in all areas. Read more >

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Creating a welcoming learning environment

Staff at Cylch Meithrin Boddffordd work together as a team to transform a school hall into a stimulating place to learn every day. Read more >

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Supporting and developing practitioners

The management team at Cylch Meithryn Pentre'r Eglwys understands the importance of providing effective support and development for all practitioners in order to achieve the best outcomes for the children. Read more >

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Observing children's play to establish the progression of their basic skills

Staff at Llandogo Early Years nursery carefully monitor children's play to assess which skills are stronger and which require additional development. Read more >

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