WE ARE ‘GOOD’……

We are delighted to share news that we have achieved another  ‘GOOD’ grade rating from Ofsted after our inspection early in November.  The Pre-school was praised by Ofsted inspectors as providing: “a positive approach to partnership working which helps to ensure that...

Passionate about Partnerships

At Oatlands Pre-school we are passionate about, and dedicated to, working together with the parents of the children who attend our setting, making them central to all that we do here.  The EYFS term ‘Partnership with Parents’ is a means of recognising parents as the...

A new adventure – The Infants Sports Day and beyond!

We took the children to the infants sports day yesterday and they had a fantastic time watching the big children taking part in all the activities. We even had a few races of our own! Some of the children will be leaving us in July to start at their various ‘big...

Here comes the sun…..??

The Benefits of a Pre-school Education “Learning Through Play” Learning through play is a term used in early years education to describe how a child can learn to make sense of the world around them.  Young children “learn through play” – it encourages them to...

YES! It’s raining!

All weather play – part of my everyday at Oatlands Pre-school! The weather here in the UK is pretty unpredictable – so by having these out-door suits available in our setting at all times we can ensure that the children in our care are able to gain the...