Squirrels & Owls - Ramsey

In Squirrels (our 2 year-olds) and Owls (our 3 to 5 year-olds), children have free access between two rooms and outdoors areas, supporting their developing needs and growing independence.

Movement Room

The movement room is equipped with:

  • Craft resources
  • A construction area
  • Developmental movement play
  • Music
  • A role play area
  • Equipment for sand & water play


The classroom is set aside for quieter activities, including:

  • Free access to actvities that support children's developing independence, care of themselves and encouraging fine motor control (such as threading or pouring)
  • Sensorial activities that prepare children for early maths and literacy
  • Exploration of the wider world and early science

The Outdoors

Children are able to choose to be outdoors to work each day.

  • Each room has its own outdoor classroom
  • There are playtime resources such as cars, trikes, hoops etc.

The garden area includes:

  • A wildlife area
  • Sensory garden
  • Activities to support children's physical development
  • Forest School activities
  • A vegetable patch
  • Covered sand pit & mud kitchen
  • Science lab
  • Spalsh zone