Child Development

Our Human Values Development (HVD) programme establish the building stones of character, self-discipline and values so they develop compassion for their peers and others in the community and to develop respectful, healthy social interactions.

HVD© programme is based on the foundations of the Universal Human Values of Love, Truth, Right-Conduct, Peace and Non-Violence. Through HVD© children learn to trust, share, give, have courage and more, all of which lay the foundation of successful future life.

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BABIES
A child’s first two years of life are critical in the development of language and brain function. This time also plays a fundamental role in the progression of the brain, as intellect and emotions begin to form. From the moment a baby is born, it is overwhelmed with sights, sounds, smells and feels to investigate and solve. With such strong sensory-motors, they explore the world with these senses, even down to foundational notions such as what is up and what is down in their new physical world. At 21st Century Kidz Nursery we have a huge selection of baby sensory toys and sensory areas for them to investigate to ensure these senses are developed.

TODDLERS
By the time a child reaches 3 years old, they experience a huge transitional change. During their time with us in day nursery, we encourage them to explore their powers of communication, move around more independently, assert their independence and their own individuality. At this age it is vital that we ensure they are learning full control of their bodily functions before they progress into our preschool in Blackburn. At our Blackburn nursery we believe that childcare should provide manageable challenges for each child to overcome daily, both for their education as well as their sense of self achievement and confidence.

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PRESCHOOL
Preschool is a hugely important time in a child’s development, as they quickly progress from a toddler through to a small child, becoming more and more independent every day. At our preschool in Blackburn we encourage each child to be curious about the world around them as we introduce more structured and purposeful learning to prepare them for school the following year. With staff qualified in the progression of early years children, we ensure that we provide challenges that force each child to think for themselves, solve problems, communicate effectively, work well with others, and understand the world around them.

CORE VALUES WE TEACH

The teachings that lay at the core of everything we do at 21st Century Kidz Nursery are:

  • To approach the world with curiosity.
  • To provide the necessary foundation skills to be successful in maths and science through an interest in properties and forces in our natural world.
  • To use social skills to form strong relationships, such as patience, listening, and the ability to work well with others.
  • To be ready to read and confident in an expanding their vocabulary.

SMART TABLE

Using interactive learning technology, the SMART Table encourages children to work together and discuss while participating in digital lessons, interactive learning activities and educational games. Suitable for children of all ages, students can participate in groups of up to eight people, simultaneously manipulating objects on the surface of the table to solve problems and reach answers collaboratively. Using carefully designed lessons, the SMART Table helps children to apply age-appropriate skills such as counting and reading, as well as social skills and teamwork.

We have two systems in place to provide a unique child development path

Human Values Development

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Objectives of Our HVD© Programme:

  • Developing a basic Understanding of the Environment & Social Responsibility
  • Developing foundations of Personal Responsibility & Accountability
  • Developing foundations of Integrity & Character
  • Developing foundations of Self-discipline
  • Developing capability to Work with Peers
  • Developing Sharing and Caring
  • Develop Courage

Objectives of Our PT© Programme:

  • Developing Problem solving approaches
  • Developing Simple Reasoning Skills
  • Developing Decision Making Skills
  • Developing Global learners
  • Developing Mindset to Flourish

Tracking Progress:

Our team develop differentiated learning to meet each child’s individual development stage
We track the progress of the child’s providing parents and carers with regular written assessments of their child’s progress and attainment against the EYFS curriculum and against our development programmes.
At the age of two, three and four we provide a complete progress check with consultation and input from the parents and carers.
Our checklist provide parents and carers with a definitive picture of their child’s development and allows early identification of any development needs as well as proposing appropriate intervention and support strategies.

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EYFS Pioneering Technology

Our EYFS Pioneering Technology (PT) programme allow children to explore freely a wide variety of developmentally appropriate interactive media experiences that are designed on the foundations of the EYFS to allow the ultimate comprehensive child development.

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We are a full-time Childcare Nursery caring and developing children from 0-5 years old all year long.

The first piece in your child’s development