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Our usual wrap around provision times are from 7.30am-5.30pm Monday - Friday term time

 

 

 

 

 
However due to COVID 19 we are now offering a more limited service
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Personal Social and Emotional Development

PSED is all about helping children to form a positive sense of themselves and others, develop positive relationships and respect others, develop social skills and learn how to manage their feelings, understand appropriate behaviour in groups and to have confidence in their own abilities. When children are very small, they naturally believe that life is all about them, and they’re the centre of the universe. It takes time for them to understand about others, and learning to share is a huge milestone for many children in this age group. Gradually encourage your child to start to do more for themselves with simple everyday activities, like putting on and taking off their coat, and be ready to support if they need help. Being independent enough to do more activities for themselves builds up self-esteem, self-awareness and develops the neuron connections in the brain which helps to improve children’s learning in the future.

-See how you can speak positively to children about their behaviour at  https://www.bbc.co.uk/tiny-happy-people/talking-about-behaviour/zf3q8hv

Also their top tips for taking turns at https://www.bbc.co.uk/tiny-happy-people/taking-turns-tips/z74jwty

-To help support your child understand about Covid -19 try these resources

Coronavirus A book for children A free information book explaining the coronavirus to children, illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler. www.nosycrow.com

Pip’s Guide to Covid 19 Taking inspiration from Manuela Molina's 'My name is Coronavirus',  A Better Start Southend created their own version called Pip's guide to COVID-19 which offers another way of talking to children about Coronavirus and the current situation the world is facing. https://abetterstartsouthend.co.uk/pips-guide-to-covid-19

Video- While We Can’t Hug Supporting the understanding of social distancing, a lovely video about hedgehog and tortoise who want to give each other a great big hug but they’re not allowed to touch .https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2PnnFrPaRgY

Strong Close Nursery School, Airedale Road, Keighley, West Yorkshire BD21 4LW. Phone 01535 605272.
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