Argyle Bridge Children's Nursery

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About Us

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Bridge Street

Situated in a renovated Victorian House in Tranent, East Lothian Argyle Bridge Children’s Nursery provides an excellent beginning to nursery life. The nursery accommodation includes six substantial rooms, each tailored to a different under 5 age group. Our learning environments focus on providing safe, caring, fun and educational learning opportunities for your child. With additional sleeping and dining rooms and kitchen facilities the nursery provides an ideal setting for early learning and childcare. We also have 2 fantastic outdoor areas with one including a summer house and mud kitchen. Our front garden is used for growing our own fruit and vegetables. These are used as an extended learning environment for all children ensuring children’s learning is varied and of a high quality.  

Haddington Road

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Situated in the East Lothian area of Tranent that provides childcare provision for children from the birth to five years old. The nursery accommodation includes four substantial rooms and a shared curiosity room, each tailored to a different under 5 age group. Our Learning environments focus on providing safe, caring, fun and educational learning opportunities for your child. With additional sleeping and dining rooms and kitchen facilities the nursery provides an ideal setting for early learning and childcare. We have 2 garden areas, the front garden which is paved and used for our bikes, and the children particularly enjoy the canoe for role play. We have a large back garden with a secure area for the younger children to access and the older children can climb the trees, explore in the mud kitchen and build with the loose parts equipment.

Below are our aims and ethos which will give you a clear picture of how we approach early learning and childcare at Argyle Bridge.

Our Ethos

We welcome all families into our nursery providing a safe, stimulating and loving environment. We aim to provide a high quality of care for each individual and are committed to working in partnership with parents to encourage children to develop their maximum potential. We strive to give children responsibility and ownership of their learning whilst giving them the life skills and learning opportunities to help them become confident individuals. We fully embrace outdoors, going out in all weathers to explore the ever changing environment.

 

Our Aims

Inclusion – To be committed to equality and inclusion and to seek to promote the achievements of all children both within the nursery setting and from home.

Nurturing – To create a warm, friendly and welcoming environment

Dedicated – To give detailed and friendly feedback to build good relationships with parents in order to ensure best practise for each child to supporting each individual and their family.

Independence – To ensure children are safe and happy whilst providing them with risky play and achievable challenges

Variety – To give children a wide range of opportunities to investigate and explore through play opportunities stemming from their interests

Interactions – To encourage the emotional, social, physical, creative and cognitive development of each child through stimulating play experiences

Developing – To continually assess the children’s learning through observation to ensure we provide appropriate learning opportunities to promote children’s individual next steps. To value our own development as a staff team to ensure practise is continually developing and improving

Understanding – To encourage positive attitudes to self and others in order to develop confidence, self esteem and develop positive values.

Active – To value the outdoors and indoors developing positive physical experiences for the children and also being actively involved in our learning and in the community.

Loving – To create a safe and stimulating environment in which children feel secure, happy and loved.

 




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