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Our Values & Ethos

At Little Acorns Kindergarten, we strive to deliver high quality learning experiences for our children.  It is our responsibility to ensure that every child reaches their highest levels of personal achievement and development.

Our vision is to inspire and celebrate each and every child.
Our staff and Trustees share the values of honesty, integrity, respect, courage, openness, diversity and balance.
We want to engender a love of learning for the rest of their lives.

At Little Acorns Kindergarten we strive to: 

  • Provide a secure and stimulating environment that is conducive to all children and ensure each child has the opportunity to reach their full potential

  • Have regard and respect for the experiences, knowledge and cultural diversity that every child brings to Little Acorns.

  • Value the achievements of all children, both in and out of the setting and provide opportunities to develop self-confidence and a positive self image

  • Provide a supportive culture in which all staff are encouraged to extend, develop and share their expertise

  • Ensure that issues of equal opportunities are considered in all our work

  • Provide a curriculum based on the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework that is broad, balanced, relevant, progressive and appropriately differentiated

  • Offer all children equal access to the curriculum and pre-school life in the community where individual differences are appreciated, celebrated, understood and accepted

  • Encourage children to become good citizens, by developing caring attitudes and respect towards themselves, other children, adults, their pre-school and their community

  • Recognise that children are constantly developing and ensure that the curriculum offered to them is appropriate to that development

  • Encourage each individual to take responsibility for his/her behaviour and to act as a good role model to others

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