CURRICULUM AND
TEACHING APPROACHES

Click on the links below for details of our curriculums and teaching approaches

REALISING THE AMBITION

National Practice Guidance for the Early Years

CURRICULUM FOR EXCELLENCE

Scotland's National Curriculum

THE NURTURE APPROACH

The Six Nurture Principles are applied across the nursery

PLANNING IN THE MOMENT

Discover how we plan for our children's learning

A COMMUNICATION FRIENDLY NURSERY

We use a wide range of strategies to support everyone's communication.

LOOSE PARTS PLAY

We aim to use materials that encourage play, experiments, discovery, invention and fun

ELECTRONIC LEARNING JOURNALS

Discover how we use Electronic Learning Journals to document your child's learning.  Please note the Parents app is no longer available.

ATTACHMENT AND THE KEY WORKER APPROACH

Discover how we use key workers to promote healthy attachments, crucial to your child's wellbeing.

THE WELLBEING INDICATORS - SHANARRI

Information on the wellbeing and the SHANARRI indicators - Safe, Healthy, Achieving, Nurtured, Active, Respected, Responsible and Included

ACE AWARE NURSERY

We recognise the impact both short and long term of Adverse Childhood Experiences and all staff have completed training on this.

VIRTUAL NATURE SCHOOL

In the Summer term of 2021 we undertook training with the Virtual Nature School to improve our children's outdoor expereinces.

EVERY DAY IS A STORY DAY

We have signed up to the Early Years Scotland campaign so every child will hear at least one story every time they attend our nursery.