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Squirrels & Owls - Lawford

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

  • In our Lawford setting, the children enjoy a beautiful large rural garden, which adjoins a small lane opposite fields, woodlands and paddocks

  • Children's natural inclinations and developmental needs are supported as they engage in activities both indoors and out

  • There are creative activities, construction, developmental movement play, music, role play, exploratory activities as well as nature and Forest School activities

  • Montessori activities support children's natural desire to develop independence and include sensorial activities that prepare children for early maths and language and cultural activities that enable children to explore their world

Meals - an important social time

  • Breakfast is served at 8:00am

  • 2 course hot lunch is served as 12:15pm

  • Tea is served at 4:15pm

  • Morning & afternoon healthy snacks

Creative Activities

  • Craft resources

  • Construction

  • Developmental movement play

  • Music

  • Role play

  • Sand & water play

Classroom Area

The classroom area is set aside for quieter activities, including:

  • Free access to activities 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.

  • There are playtime resources such as cars, trikes, hoops etc.

  • In our Lawford setting, the children enjoy a beautiful large rural garden, which adjoins a small lane opposite fields, woodlands and paddocks

  • Outdoor activities include growing things, forest school and wildlife experiences

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