Sunshine Day Nursery Ethos

Working in partnership with parents and carers and their children

Our aim at the Sunshine Day Nursery is to work in partnership with parents and carers and their children to:

  • Provide a safe, secure, homely, stimulating, caring and happy environment where your child can flourish and stretch their aspirations as an individual, developing sound foundations for their social, physical, and intellectual development.
  • Provide a high quality, professional childcare service to help each individual child develop to the best of their ability.
  • Ensure that children are confident and self – assured in their learning and are encouraged to be spontaneous and express themselves freely.
  • Provide the right number of appropriately trained staff, who will actively encourage the development of physical, intellectual, emotional and social skills within your child.
  • Provide healthy nutritious food, taking into account the wishes of you, the parent and the dietary requirements of your child.
  • Share information with you, with regards to your child’s developmental progress, on a regular basis through verbal and written reports.
  • Ensure all information regarding your child or your family is kept strictly confidential.
  • Respect the rights of you, the parent/carer, and respect the special relationship you have with your child.
  • Offer time/support to you, the parents in order to discuss any factors that could have an impact on your child’s development and to signpost you to a range of services that will further support the family unit.
  • Meet all the guidelines set down by the early years foundation stage, with regard to the care and education of children.
  • To work in line with every child matters in ensuring that all children are able to; stay safe, be healthy, enjoy and achieve, make a positive contribution and achieve economic wellbeing.
  • Ensure a smooth transition throughout the nursery and from nursery to school.
  • Work closely with and respect the wishes of you, the parents, on all matters relating to the care of your child.
  • Treat each child as an individual, with tact, understanding and dignity at all times and ensure that all children have equal opportunities to experiences within the setting
  • Encourage all the children to respect themselves, each other, living things and develop an understanding of what is right and wrong.