"There is such a relaxed atmosphere in school, especially in the Sixth Form - all the teachers put in all their efforts to help get you through your exams, make the right university and career choices, and for you to reach your full potential."

April, Year 12

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The Revised Early Years Foundation Stage

Bolton School Nursery strive to excel in all aspects of care and education.

As of September 2012 the Revised Early Years Foundation Stage has come in to place.

This is every Nursery's bible!

"Children develop quickly in the early years, and early years practitioners aim to do all they can to help children have the best possible start in life. Children have a right, spelled out in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, to provision which enables them to develop their personalities, talents and abilities irrespective of ethnicity, culture or religion, home language, family background, learning difficulties, disabilities or gender." Early Years Development Matters 2012


The Main Part for a Nursery to run successfully are the Statutory Guidelines these compromise of the procedures and guideline surrounding Safe Guarding, Health and Saftey, the administration of Medication, the use of Mobile phones within the Setting and many many more. please click the link below for a downloadable copy of the Statutory Guidelines.



The Revised Early Years Foundation Stage focuses on many aspects of the the curriculum however now, after proven research Nursery are to focus on three prime areas for all children aged under the age of two years old and these are the Following:

  • Communication and Language 
  • Personal Social and Emotional Development 
  • Physical Development


The above are the main prime areas, as these are the most crucial area's a child must develop in order to thrive in all other specific areas.

 The following are the Specific Areas which all children over the age of 2 years will also develop:

  • Literacy  
  • Knowledge and Understanding  
  • Mathematics
  • Expressive Arts & Design


For more information on the Revised EYFS please click on the following Link. The following links will provide more depth to the requirement of Nurseries across the UK through the Curriculum and the Statutory Guidelines. 



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