Koalas

The Koala room is home to our busy toddlers aged two to three. The space is designed to promote the childrens independence, with freeflow access to a large garden area in all weathers and a huge variety of activities and resources available.

 

We have adult led and child initiated activities available based on the childs current interests and experiences. Typical activities on offer during the day would be messy play, creative activities, construction and role play. We follow the EYFS curriculum focusing on the prime areas these are:

- Personal, Social and Emotional Development

- Communication and Language

- Physical Development

 

The staff in this room are fun, energetic and committed to ensuring your child gets the best start to education. It is at this very important age that foundations are built that will help the children understand and manage their emotions. Our team support the children through providing an understanding and empathetic approach. with the children at the heart of everything they do.

 

We document childrens learning, including pictures and observations on a secure online system. You can access this from wherever you are to see how your child is progressing and what they have been enjoying at nursery. 

 

Koala's and Otters share a very well resourced and exciting outdoor space especially designed to meet their needs. The garden is a great interactive space made up of a mud kitchen, sand pit, tunnel, slide, willow den, band stand and lots of equipment! We encourage the children to spend time outside in all weathers, getting closer to nature through growing flowers, herbs and vegetables. Pippin and Percy our resident guinea pigs also provide opportunities for the toddlers to understand how to care for animals.

 

Example of a typical day in the Koalas Room
Time         Activity                                                      
08:00 Nursery opens
08:15-08:40      Breakfast is served
09:00-11:45 Free play inside and outside
10:15 Snack with fruit and milk
11:45  Circle Time/Focused group learning
12:00 Lunch time
1:00 Sleep time (depending on childs home routine)
12:45-5 Free play inside and outside
2.30pm  Snack with fruit and milk
5pm Tea time

News

Wakoos Nativity 2015
Listen to the show here!
DVDs of the Nativity available from the Office.
Wakoos Nativity 2015 - audio.mp3
MP3 audio file [15.7 MB]
Ofsted Report 2015-10-16 EY420054.pdf
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