Maths Champions – how it will benefit your child
As a nursery, we have recently signed up for an exciting project called Maths Champions. This programme is designed to develop maths teaching in Early Years settings by supporting the practitioners (called the “Maths Champion”) to create and fulfil an action plan for improving maths teaching. The National Day Nurseries Association is providing support to […]
STEM Discovery Day
We had a STEM Discovery Day this week so we could learn the best practices for teaching STEM to young children and so our staff could learn how to effectively engage children in STEM learning. We took part in some exciting experiments looking at building structures, moving liquids, and creating circuits. These experiments are designed […]
Successful bid for STEM grant
We are so excited that our bid for a grant from the IOP (Institute of Physics) has been successful and we have been awarded funds to develop our STEM room and outdoor STEM teaching facilities. We will now be able to purchase even more exciting equipment for the children to develop their STEM learning and […]
What is STEM and what does it mean?
You’re going to see us talking quite a lot in the future about STEM So what exactly is it and how does it benefit your children at Beeches Park Day Nursery? STEM is essentially Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths learning. These are all important areas that your children need to be comfortable with to excel […]