To provide, maintain and continually enhance quality and the highest standards of care and education for all children through visionary and inspirational leadership, thus continuing to be an innovative and creative forerunner in early years childcare and learning practice.
Queen of Hearts Nursery Schools will endeavor at all times to promote the well-being and on-going development of each child in a safe, secure, caring and positive learning environment which promotes values, good foundations and strong morals.
We are committed to providing a setting which will promote a rich and varied learning environment which will be free from prejudice and discrimination and where all children will be loved, respected, treated equally and consistently whilst being appreciated as individuals.
We will embrace all children regardless of gender, age, developmental stage, ethnic origin, language, religion, family group, culture, social or economic backgrounds.
Happy, confident children develop into happy, responsible, confident and successful adults.
Our Values for Your Children
C =Continually committed to providing a calm, caring, child centred, creative environment in which children and their families are our main priority.
H =Holistic approach to care and education thus ensuring:
Happy Children=Happy Parents=Happy Children
I =Individuals. Each child is an individual in their own right with individual specific needs. Every child has an inquiring, imaginative mind, which is nurtured through inquiry-led learning.
L =Learning is fun at Queen of Hearts – the very best start you can give your child. Learning is to live – a lifelong experience for all. Just as important is the love we show the children, helping them feel secure and safe as they learn and play.
D =Dedicated and enthusiastic staff committed to providing the highest quality of care and learning for our children. Desire, Determination and Doing to ensure we are the best we can be.
R =Respect for each other. Reward and recognition for being and doing. Reflective in our practice, through thoughts, words and deeds.
E=An environment in which energy and enthusiasm nurtures and exceeds everyone’s expectations. An equal world for all.
N =Nurturing knowledge, experiences and skills to develop new and exciting learning journeys for all.
Our Aims for Your Children
To provide a loving, safe, warm, caring, stimulating and homely environment, within which children and parents can feel totally relaxed and confident.
To provide experiences throughout the day that will encourage each child to develop socially, emotionally, physically, intellectually, and in addition provide cultural experiences.
To encourage freedom of expression, within limits, and to develop self-motivation from a very young age, within the framework of a happy, secure and well prepared environment.
To work with each child individually as well as with groups to ensure they reach their development potential.
To prepare each child for further education offering activities aimed at developing pre-primary skills.
To prepare each child for a pleasurable and reassuring transition from the known environment into the world of school.
To ensure and be aware at all times that the education of each child does not only prepare them for school, but for LIFE!
To work within a framework, that ensures equality of opportunity regardless of age, sex, culture, gender, religion, size, ability, disability and background.