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Queen Street Early Learning & Childcare Centre Aims

Statement

We promote the key principles of Learning to Achieve, Curriculum for Excellence and Pre-Birth to Three which underpin Falkirk Council’s strategy for raising attainment and achievement. We seek to provide learning experiences which will enable all young people to achieve their potential and participate in the development of a fair and caring society

At Queen Street ELCC we aim to provide a flexible, family friendly service that incorporates pre-school education and quality childcare for children between the ages of 2 and 5 years between the hours of 8.00 am and 6.00 pm over a period of 50 weeks of the year.

 We promote teamwork, developing and maintaining effective management systems that support the aims of the centre.

We aim

  • to provide high quality learning experiences that sustain enthusiasm, maintain motivation and focus on ensuring progress in learning
  • to promote the welfare of children by giving them the opportunity to take part in new experiences
  • to provide equal opportunities for all children to access all activities successfully, meeting the needs of each child.
  • to ensure that staff will provide a stimulating environment for learning where children know that they are valued and can feel happy and secure.
  • to support and challenge children using strategies that promote physical, mental and emotional wellbeing
  • to ensure that different social, linguistic, religious and cultural experiences the children and their families bring are valued
  • to build and maintain effective partnerships between the school, parents and other agencies and the wider community
  • to ensure that children have opportunities to make healthy choices
  • to give children the opportunity to made choices, plans and decisions
  • to consult with children at all stages of learning
  • to develop confidence, independence and resilience

 Reviewed June 2017