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Free Early Education

Free Early Education & Childcare for two, three and four year olds (including the 30 hours extended entitlement)

Skylarks Day Care offers the government-funded free early years education. Please click the link below to find out more about free childcare paces:

https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk/

We recognise that children learn best if they are interested and excited by the process; our planning is therefore responsive to children’s emergent interests and preferences. Children do not make a distinction between learning and play and neither do we; experienced and enthusiastic staff identify the opportunities for teaching and learning and weave all aspects of the seven areas of learning of the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework into both structured sessions and everyday activities.

The centre’s outdoor spaces are exceptional and offer the children the type of adventurous play opportunities that so many children are unable to experience. There are trees, shrubs, expanses of grass, climbing equipment and paths into the secret world of childhood.

For further information about the Early Years Foundation Stage please see:

Understanding how your child will develop and learn

Recent changes to legislation (Children and Families Act 2014) state that Local Authorities must provide information about arrangements and support available for children with special educational needs and disabilities.

Please follow the link below to see what Skylarks can offer children with SEND.

Skylarks SEND Offer