Little Learners Day Nursery - Purley

The School House, Beaumont Primary School, Old Lodge Lane, Purley, Croydon, London, CR8 4DN
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Welcome to our Purley branch, located in Beaumont Primary School House.  The Nursery opened in 2012 and has been refurbished to a very high standard to meet the needs of all age groups.

The Nursery is in a very convenient location just of Brighton Road and near Reedham Train Station. This setting cares for children from 2 – 5 years, all year round.

The nursery garden has been carefully designed with a wide range of resources and areas to explore which include a trim trail, planting areas and a large climbing section.  We have provided a wide range of resources easily accessible at the child’s level, to allow them to easily select the items/toys they wish to use

We have been awarded "Outstanding" from our Ofsted Inspection, of which we are extremely proud of.

"The quality of teaching is outstanding. Staff interaction with children is consistently of the highest standard".  Ofsted Report 2015




For most children, starting at our nursery is their first experience of being away from the comfort and reassurance of their parents/carers. It can be difficult for some but it is our intention to help all children feel at ease as soon as possible.

We do this with the help of parents where during the week prior to starting, there is a gradual build up of the time that the child is left without the parent.

The objective is to help the child develop that sense of trust and confidence in the people working with them in the nursery.

Most children would take an average of about a week to settle into the daily routines of the nursery. However, should your child not settle within a reasonable period of time, we might suggest that you try again sometime later.

"Staff develop very secure relationships with children and have excellent partnerships with parents, other early years settings, schools and professionals. This fully enhances consistency in children's learning and development". Ofsted Report 2015



We believe that children and adults flourish best in an ordered environment in which everyone knows what is expected of them, and children are free to develop their play and learning without fear of being hurt, or hindered by anyone else.

"Children are extremely independent learners. On arrival, they confidently choose activities and settle down to them immediately.

Throughout the day they make informed choices about their learning, such as whether to play indoors or outside. This fully supports children's individual learning styles. Ofsted Report 2015
 
We aim to work towards a situation in which children can develop self-discipline and self-esteem in an atmosphere of mutual respect and encouragement

"The nursery embraces diversity by enthusiastically celebrating children's cultures and home languages".  Ofsted Report 2015

We follow the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework for all the children which meets the individual needs of all the children in our care.

The framework is grouped into four PRINCIPLES: 
  • A Unique Child
    Every child is a unique child, who is constantly learning and can be resilient, capable, confident and self assured

  • Positive Relationships
    Children learn to be strong and independent from a base of loving and secure relationships with parents and/or a key person.

  • Enabling Environments
    Children learn and develop well in enabling environments, in which their experiences respond to their individual needs and there is a strong partnership between practitioners and parents/carers.

  • Learning and Development
    Children develop and learn in different ways and at different rates, and all areas of learning and development are equally important and inter-connected.

"Children are very well behaved. They remain completely engaged in their play and know what staff expect of them. This is because staff apply consistent boundaries.

Staff effectively teach children about caring for others and keeping themselves safe. This creates a respectful atmosphere throughout the nursery".  Ofsted Report 2015

We have a very large selection of outdoor toys suitable for all ages which consists of slides, bikes, trikes, push alongs, bats, balls, skittles, hoops, stilts etc.We have a large playframe, a trim trail, story area, sensory garden as well as sand and water play available.

We operate a free flow system so children have regular access to the garden throughout the day. We use the garden all year around in all weathers, we provide the children with rain suits and winter and summer hats.

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