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21 Feb 24

Smallworld Nursery receives accreditation to become an Early Years Reading School

WOW! Only 7 Early Years centres in the whole WORLD who have received accreditation to become an ‘Early Years Reading School’ and we are one of them! We were privileged to be chosen as part of the pilot of this process and through hard work and determination we made it happen! We have amazing staff at Smallworld who include literacy...
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Early Years Reading School Accreditation

We are delighted to share with you that Smallworld has been accredited as an Early Years Reading School by the Scottish Book Trust. On Wednesday 21st February we will hold an official ceremony to be presented with our award and to celebrate all things literacy within our setting. Claire Fulton from Scottish Book Trust, along with representatives from Angus Council...
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Childsmile Toothbrushing

Here at Smallworld Nursery, we take great pride in offering the Childsmile Toothbrushing routine daily. The children enjoy this experience and the learning opportunities throughout is endless. Childsmile is introduced at nursery, to ensure that children have access to toothbrushes and toothpaste but also to support the basic life skill and routine of toothbrushing. All of our staff are highly...

Qualifications & Training

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Reading Schools Literacy Pilot

We are delighted to have been asked to take part in a trial – “Early Years Literacy Pilot.” This will be a process in which we will encourage the use of literacy through children, staff, families and the community. We are very keen to encourage our families to take part in this, so please speak with a member of staff...
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Congratulations to Kelly on completing your course work to qualify as an Early Years Practitioner

Kelly is our most recent staff member to complete her SVQ3 in Early Childhood Practice to gain her qualification to become a qualified Early Years Practitioner. Kelly is a valued member of our Baby Room staff and is adored by staff, parents and the babies themselves. Well done Kelly, studying, working and running a family is almost impossible at times...

Qualifications & Training

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The Smallworld Ethos

We passionately believe that each child is unique. They should be loved, nurtured and supported as they grow and develop. We provide a safe and emotionally secure learning environment for each of them, promoting positive relationships with staff and their peers as they develop their curiosity and learn through play in a highly stimulating environment. We strive to develop strong...
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