How parents take part in the Pre-School
As a member of the Pre-school Learning Alliance, Barbara Rose Christian Pre-School recognises parents as the first and most important educators of their children.
All of the staff see themselves as co-workers with you in providing care and education for your child. There are many ways in which parents take part in making the pre-school a welcoming and stimulating place for children and parents, such as:
- Exchanging knowledge about their children’s needs, activities, interests and progress with the staff.
- Being part of the parent rep committee team.
- Helping out during sessions of the pre-school.
- Sharing their own special interests, skills and cultural activities with the children.
- Taking part in fund-raising and social events.
The preschool welcomes any parents/carers who would like to help at a particular session or sessions of the preschool. Helping at the session enables you to see what the day-to-day life of the preschool is like and to join in helping the children get the best out of their activities. Barbara Rose Pre-School is able to offer the high standards of care and excellent adult/child ratios but parent/carer help is always gratefully received.
How can Parents and carers support their children’s learning.
Learning can happen anywhere at any time, a few examples are:
- Talking about what you see-hear-touch-smell as you are out and about on a walk.
- Reading things together.
- Giving children TIME (In our hectic life’s sometimes it’s hard to slow down).
- Counting the stairs as you go up and down.
- Have fun around the shops, introduce your child to a new fruit or vegetable.
- Ask open questions such as ‘How does that feel’.