Thank you for showing an interest in Kingfisher Day Nursery. The Nursery was established in 1989 and is situated in Oxton, Wirral. We hope you will find the information contained in our website interesting and informative. When you have read the information here why not come along and visit the Nursery? We feel the best way to find out about our Nursery is to actually visit during a session, chat to staff and see for yourself, our happy, caring and stimulating environment.
► Aims of the Nursery
1. a) To provide a challenging, yet supportive environment to stimulate, maintain and develop, a lively enquiring mind
1. b) To encourage all children to reach their true potential and eventually become independent learners who value learning with and from others, i.e. have a positive attitude to life-long learning
2. To value application, perseverance, initiative and independence of thought and action, as well as co-operative endeavours
3. To develop in children a sense of moral values which can form a framework for a sense of own worth, and relationships with others, so as children become responsible members of society
4. To develop in children a positive attitude towards themselves and others with a strong sense of self respect. Also to develop a sense of respect for other people's property, ideas and beliefs irrespective of gender, race disability or academic achievement, etc.
5. To appreciate human achievements, failures and aspirations
6. To develop positive attitudes towards and concern for the environment
To offer a broad based curriculum in order to facilitate the acquisition of knowledge, promote enjoyment in learning, and to provide knowledge / skills to start to equip children for the future as active, confident and responsible members of a rapidly developing society. More information on Our Nursery page.
1. To develop a community which affords equal value to all its members, is seen to be just and encourages mutual respect, concern for others and truthfulness
2. To foster close relationships between the Nursery, the children’s homes and the local community
These aims have guided the construction of our schemes of work, aims / objectives and various policies, e.g.
● Equal opportunities, differentiation, multicultural and gender
● Responding to children's work, parental and community liaison
● Health and Safety
By implementing these and other policies, schemes of work, curricular aims and objectives the Nursery's aims can be put into practice.