The Courtyard play rooms are located on the ground floor of the main house extension. The Courtyard staff care for children from 2-5 years with a ratio 1 adult to 5 children.
The Courtyard is a spacious and welcoming play environment with wonderful resources offering the children plenty of opportunities for stimulating learning, development and interaction. The Courtyard offers two dedicated play rooms and throughout the day there is a combination of adult led activities and child initiated play opportunities. The staff ensure the children have opportunities to extend their learning through role play, outside play, creative and tactile activities, growing and gardening, story telling and listening, numeracy and literacy alongside engaging stories, song time and baking.
The Courtyard has its own garden fully equipped with a large climbing frame and slide, swing set, fully enclosed trampoline, sand pit, mud kitchen and a large gazebo.
The children also have use of the 3 other outside areas:
The wild garden- planting vegetable and flowers, watching them grow and caring for them.
The Courtyard- scooting around on the trikes and riding bikes, chalk drawing and sports equipment.
The low level balance garden- Developing balancing skills and coordination, using a range of natural climbing apparatus.
The children also have use of the Kindergarten mini bus, giving them opportunities to visit the library, nature parks, shops, attend local schools for performances and their own teddy bear picnics!