We take rising 3 year olds!

Within our Foundation Stage at St Joseph's we aim to: 

  • Provide a safe, challenging, stimulating, caring and sharing environment which is sensitive to the needs of the child including children with additional needs. ·
  • Provide a broad, balanced, relevant and creative curriculum that will set in place firm foundations for further learning and development in Key Stage 1 and beyond. ·
  • Use and value what each child can do, assessing their individual needs and helping each child to progress. · Enable choice and decision making, fostering independence and self-confidence. ·
  • Work in partnership with parents and guardians and value their contributions ensuring that all children, irrespective of ethnicity, culture, religion, home language, family background, learning difficulties, disabilities, gender or ability. ·
  • Provide opportunities whereby children experience a challenging and enjoyable programme of learning and development.
We take rising 3 yr olds - this means we can accept children who turn 3 yrs old the term of their third birthday.