on Norbury Crescent opened its doors nearly two decades ago, in 1995.
Since then the nursery building has been through several alterations in
order to make it fully equipped with everything required to cater for
is a hard standing outside area which enables children to use the
outdoor area throughout the year. Recently a sheltered area was
introduced which adds to the possibility of use on rainy days.
nursery is located very close to the 50 bus stop which provides links
to London and Croydon as well as being a short walk away from Norbury
gave very positive feedback during the inspection about the service
provided. They are very satisfied with the care their children receive
and information about children's achievements, well-being and
development" Ofsted Report 2010
nurseries are a high quality provision. Our curriculum is based on the
individual needs of the child.
All children will be allocated a key
worker at the start of their time at Daffodils. All children will follow
the foundation stage.
- Personal Social and Emotional Development
- Communication & Language
- Understanding the World
- Physical Development
- Expressive Art & Design
Regular observations on each individual child
will be taken and recorded in an assessment folder. This will assist the
staff team in planning to include the needs of individual children and
identify areas that need encouragement. Parents Testimonial - "Dropping
my boys to Daffodils was like home! The loving atmosphere of the
teachers gave me confidence in knowing my boys were getting the best
We provide a safe, clean and healthy learning environment. Our resourcesoffer an opportunity for children to have a challenging playing environment at different development levels.
Your child, with the aid of our fully trained staff team, will be able to experience and explore all the activities and develop learning skills and love to learn.
All children are given an opportunity to
take part in every activity. Some children do not like certain activities. We will
use gentle persuasion.
If at any stage we are concerned about your child, we
will talk to you and see how we can encourage the child more. All nursery
activities, toys, games and equipment are designed to help your child learn,
understand and develop in all areas of the curriculum through play.
creativity will be extended by the nursery’s support for their curiosity,
exploration and play.
They will be
provided with opportunities to explore and share their thoughts, ideas and
feelings, for example, through a variety of art, music, movement, dance,
imaginative and role-play activities, mathematics, and design and technology.
physical development of babies and young children will be encouraged through
the nursery with opportunities for them to be active and interactive and to
improve their skills of coordination, control, manipulation and movement.
are confident and play well on their own and with each other. Children
show good levels of independence and older children are able put on
their own coats, hat, scarves when going to play outdoors and manage
their own personal hygiene" Ofsted Report 2010
will be supported in developing the knowledge, skills and understanding that
helps them to make sense of the world.
Their learning will be supported through opportunities for them to use a
range of tools safely, encounter creatures, people, plants and objects in their
natural environments and in real-life situations undertake practical experiments and work with a range of materials.
nursery will support in developing their understanding of mathematics in a broad
range of contexts in which they can explore, enjoy, learn, practise and talk
about their developing understanding.
They will be provided with opportunities to practise and extend their
skills in these areas and to gain confidence and competence in their use.
Parents Testimonial - "My
son joined Daffodils when he was only 1 year old. I couldn’t think of a
more loving and friendly environment! It has been a fabulous beginning
to his early years in learning & social skills"
will provide experiences and support which will help them to develop a positive
sense of themselves and of others, respect for others, social skills and a
positive disposition to learn.
ensure support for children’s emotional well-being to help them to know
themselves and what they can do. A range of activities will be provided which
will encourage children to work independently or as part of a group.
learning and competence in communication, speaking and listening, being read to
and beginning to read and write will be supported and encouraged to use their skills in a range
of situations and for a range of purposes, and will be supported in developing
the confidence and disposition to do so.
are becoming aware of diversity as they celebrate festivals throughout
the year and recently benefited from a parent coming into the nursery to
share their culture.
Children have access to a broad range of
resources, play opportunities and activities, which reflect diversity
and acknowledge cultural differences" Ofsted Report 2010