Pennywell Early Years Centre follows Nature Kindergarten principles throughout the whole learning environment. The power of nature and natural materials supports the children's growth and development. We believe that whatever the weather we learn together.
'We are very proud of our nursery, our children and their achievements. Pennywell Early Years Centre has been judged as an 'Outstanding' Nursery School in all areas of the provision. We have high expectations of our children and strive to achieve excellence for all. Our Nursery is a very safe and happy place where everyone is known and valued, where needs are acknowledged and met. Our approach to education and childcare is a little different at Pennywell Early Years Centre, so if you haven't already visited us we'd really recommend that you come and see what we do'.
Claire Nicholson, Head Teacher
Continuously judged as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted: -
'practice is inspirational and provides rich and varied experiences for children of all ages, which ensure they make rapid progress in their learning from their starting points’ (November 2012)
‘the environment is highly stimulating……children explore all areas of learning through enticing activities thatfully engage them. They are expertly motivated to learn by staff and show considerable levels of curiosity and independence‘ (June 2013).
'children's achievements are 'outstanding' as a result of highly effective teaching from skilled staff who provide anextremely stimulating learning environment.......this is a happy, welcoming nursery in which children thrive'. (November 2014)