Family Information

The preschool was inspected by Ofsted in July 2019, they graded the setting as ‘Outstanding’ for a third time - Find Ofsted Report here...

THE EARLY YEARS FOUNDATION STAGE (EYFS) CURRICULUM

 

Effective from September 2021, our staff will be following the new reformed EYFS using Development Matters as our non-statutory guidance.  Please click on the links below for further information:- 

 

Statutory framework for the early years foundation stage

- Development Matters - Non-statutory curriculum guidance for the early years foundation stage

- What to expect in the EYFS

Your child's keyperson will be using the Kent County Council (in partnership with The Education People) Milestone Assessment Toolkit (MAT) that will establish children's starting points and strengthen the early identification process to ensure that all children have the opportunity to flourish. 

SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS AND DISABILITY CODE OF PRACTICE

The Department of Education issued new guidelines, effective from September 2014.  Please click here or a link to a 'guide for parents and carers'.

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

Our policies and procedures outline our everyday practice. As a team, we are continually reflecting and evaluating our practice and always welcome feedback from our parents. 

 

A copy can be obtained from the Preschool.

LOCAL INCLUSION FORUM TEAMS (LIFT)

Please click here for a link to a useful domain regarding special educational needs and disability.  

SEND DOCUMENT

Providers must have arrangements in place to support children with SEN or disabilities.  Please find below information for details on our approach to identifying and responding to SEN:

- Support for preschool children in Kent who have SEN

- The SEN Inclusion Fund Offer in Kent- Parent Guide


- Specialist Nursery Intervention Information for families and settings

 

- TEP- Best Practice Guidance for families

Please click here for our Q & A document regarding SEND

SEND Code of Practice  (2015)