Day Nursery & Pre-school in Birmingham (near Sutton Coldfield)

Baby Room
(6 weeks to 12 months)

This room offers a home-from-home experience for the children in the early stages of their lives.

The staff observe and assess the children by focusing on the prime areas of learning and development in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). The prime areas are Personal, Social and Emotional Development (PSED), Communication and Language (CL) and Physical Development (PD).

The children will take part in a wide variety of activities in this room, such as sensory play with different textures, treasure baskets, mirror play (for facial expressions), picture books and much more.

The babies have lots of fun and enjoyment building positive relationships with their key person.

First Steps Room
(1 to 2 years)

The children in this room are aged 1 – 2. This room plays a key role in supporting and extending the children’s development in learning for their physical development, for example, learning to be mobile.

In here, the children are encouraged to become confident and self-assured individuals by building secure relationships with their key person and their peers.

The staff continue to focus on the prime areas of learning and development, with the main focuses being feeding themselves, getting mobile and early language skills.

The children enjoy listening to and joining in with stories and songs, messy play, outdoor play and heuristic play.

Toddler Room
(2 to 3 years)

The children in this room are aged 2 – 3 years and are encouraged to follow routines and begin to develop their individual personalities.

The children benefit from a cosy area to relax in with their favourite book, a home corner for imaginative play, a creative area for mark making, messy play, sand and water play and playdough. The children can access table top activities as well as many other fun activities.

Direct access to the garden and outdoor environment is available, allowing free-flow pursuits between the indoor and outdoor areas.

The staff focus on all seven areas of learning and development within the EYFS and will observe and assess the children through play and planned activities based upon their individual interests.

Pre-school Room
(3 years to 5 years)

In this room, the children are encouraged to develop their independence and self-help skills and they take part in a range of activities to prepare them for school. This is referred to as “school readiness”.

The activities include PE lessons (getting dressed), ICT, role-play, mathematical development, mark making, small world, imaginative play and outside play.

The children are encouraged to develop their speaking and listening skills as well as following simple instructions, building relationships with others, following rules, understanding boundaries and managing their feelings.

The children develop their own unique personalities ready for their next steps and onward journey.

They benefit from indoor activities as well as being able to use the large outdoor area for physical play. In addition, the children go on outings in the local environment, for example, to parks, residential care homes, places of worship, cafes and shops.

The staff observe and assess the children against the seven areas of learning and development within the EYFS through play.

The Garden

All children need time to stretch those little legs. Our garden gives all the children at Springthorpe the chance to do this regularly. The great outdoors provides children with unique learning opportunities that just can’t be replicated indoors, that’s why we are committed to letting children roam around our garden every day- come rain or shine. Whether children feel the need to burn off some energy by running around or riding a trike, go on a hunt for insects, or explore whatever may take their fancy, there is always an adventure to be had in our garden at Springthorpe.

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Springthorpe Day Nursery & Pre-school

141 Springthorpe Road
B24 0SP

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