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Welcome to the Stephen Perse Nursery and Early Years virtual open day experience. It will introduce you to our approach to learning and development for our youngest pupils; why the first five years of life are a voyage of discovery, a time for play-based learning, being immersed in nature and developing their very own unique view of the world.

We will show you how Stephen Perse Nurseries provide high quality individualised care following the core Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum, with qualified, motivated and experienced Early Years professionals working in partnership with parents to understand and shape each child’s social and educational development.

 

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Becoming an independent learner

Meet Ms Verity Brownbridge, Deputy Head of Early Years at the as she talks about the importance of becoming an independent learner at this stage of education; being able to function physically without support; being able to socialise with others; and the self-belief and confidence in children to think for themselves.

 

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Forest School

Meet Tom Hannaway, Level 3 Forest School Leader, who explains the concept of Forest School, a child-centred inspirational learning process, that supports play, exploration and supported risk-taking, and encourages children to use their initiative to solve problems.

 

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Encouraging early communication in the baby class

Head of Early Years Sarah Holyoake explains how we often underestimate how very young children are able to communicate. Sarah talks about the types of communication methods babies use as soon as they are born and how this develops further when babies are ready to start nursery. 

 

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Welcome from the Head of Nursery and Early Years

Meet Sarah Holyoake, Head of Nursery and Early Years at the Stephen Perse Foundation, and hear Sarah explain in this short video how the partnership approach with parents ensures that children thrive and succeed while they are in Stephen Perse schools.

Cambridge

Saffron Walden

Madingley

 

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Entrance

 

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Kindergarten room 1

 

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Kindergarten room 2

 

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Play area

 

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Sensory garden

 

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Outside our nursery building

 

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Our nursery building

 

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Nursery room 1

 

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Nursery room 2

 

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Sleep room

 

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Dining hall and activity space

 

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Reception classes - 2nd floor

 

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Main entrance

 

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Dining hall

 

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Nursery room 1

 

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Nursery room 1 - second view

 

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Kindergarten room

 

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Reception room

 

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Early Years playground

 

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Playground - view two

 

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Main entrance

 

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Kindergarten classroom

 

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Reception classroom

 

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Playground

 

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Nursery playground

 

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Curriculum

Healthy eating

Forest School

Our approach to learning

Facilities

Professional and caring team

 

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Join Deputy Head of Early Years Verity Brownbridge as she talks to Stephen Perse parent and Early Years Practitioner Zoe Cummins about why she chose Stephen Perse Nurseries for her child and how the caring staff and wide range of activities available make the nursery so special.

Cambridge

Saffron Walden

 Key dates and application process

Please click here for detailed information on the assessment process and the key dates and application deadlines.