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About us Jigsaw Nursery school is owned by Sunbeams Childcare Ltd who manage Jigsaw Nursery School Hatch End, Jigsaw Nursery School Pinner and Jigsaw Nursery School Rickmansworth !he com"any ac#uired the Pinner nursery school in $%%& which has been established 'or o(er )% years !he nursery school is managed by Nicky *utler and Sarah Stent !hey bring with them a wealth o' knowledge and commitment to maintain and de(elo" 'urther the (ery high standards o' #uality childcare at Jigsaw Sarah +N,-) Childcare and Education and CACHE Le(el . in /anaging -uality Standards0 and Nicky +*A Hons and N,-) Childcare and Education0 ha(e both worked within the childcare industry 'or a number o' years !hey maintain a 'ull time "resence within the Pinner and Hatch End nursery schools alongside the e1cellent team o' #uali'ied and dedicated sta'' Nicky, Sarah and the rest o' the team aim to "ro(ide the best childcare and education, gi(ing "riority to the de(elo"ment, indi(idual needs and ha""iness o' the children and their 'amilies !he nursery school is registered by the London *orough o' Harrow and ins"ected by 23S!E4, 'or which Jigsaw has e1cellent re"orts Jigsaw is also a member o' the Pre5School Learning Alliance
we maintain8 High #uality at all le(els Acti(ities to de(elo" a child9s knowledge and understanding o' the outside world 3un and stimulation 'or e(ery one Challenges 'or the child to hel" de(elo" their interests and abilities Commitment in de(elo"ing a child9s emotional and social con'idence 2""ortunities 'or the child to make choices and decisions Sa'ety and security Strong "arental in(ol(ement in order to meet the needs o' the 'amilies and their children A key worker system which ensures that each child is assigned a s"eci'ic member o' sta'' who will su""ort that child and their 'amily throughout their time at Jigsaw All our sta'' are #uali'ied and highly e1"erienced.Jigsaw Nursery School Pinner 2ur Philoso"hy 6e belie(e that "re5school children 'lourish in a high #uality and caring en(ironment where learning is an acti(e "rocess achie(ed whilst "laying 2ur aim is to hel" each child meet their social. including trained "aediatric 3irst Aiders 2ur sta'' regularly attends courses. u"dating their knowledge. emotional and de(elo"mental needs 7n order 'or us at Jigsaw to do this. skills and understanding 2 .
in order to hel" "re"are children 'or when they start school 6ithin the curriculum are the se(en key areas o' learning which are8 Personal. Social and Emotional Communication and Language /athematical 4e(elo"ment .Jigsaw Nursery School Pinner Curriculum At Jigsaw we belie(e in o''ering a wide range o' teaching materials and learning methods to the children and not to restrict them to one "articular method o' teaching *y doing this we 'eel that each indi(idual child can e1cel to the best o' their ability 6e 'ollow the Curriculum :uidance 'or the 3oundation Stage.nderstanding o' the world Physical 4e(elo"ment Creati(e 4e(elo"ment Literacy 7n con<unction with the educational "rogramme we o''er e1tra curriculum acti(ities !hese are8 Com"uter lessons 5 Com"uter lessons are o''ered as an o"tional e1tra by CL7C= 7!>. who (isit the nursery school once a week /usic and mo(ement session with ?Pi""a Reid9 3rench lessons 3 .
which are "lanned to allow children to e1"erience learning through "lay 6ithin the "rogramme we aim to8 Encourage all our children to start sim"le early writing skills and number work. tidying u" etc Encourage "ositi(e beha(iour with the aim o' de(elo"ing sel'5disci"line and res"ecting others and their surroundings Encourage the children to "artici"ate in the weekly themes and contribute to the interest table Encourage sel'5reliance All children are treated as indi(iduals and will be su""orted to hel" them achie(e their own "otential /any o' our children ha(e been success'ul in their entry into "ri(ate schools @st Class 7n the 'irst class we celebrate the skill and com"etence o' children under the age o' three. 3rench. mo(ement and using the outside area Local outings o' interest and (isits 'rom outside "ro'essionals such as 'ireman. home corner.Jigsaw Nursery School Pinner 2ur Programme At Jigsaw. highlighting the interrelationshi"s between growth. drama. de(elo"ment and the en(ironment in which they are cared 'or and educated Children can enter this room 'rom the age o' @A months and are encouraged to de(elo" through their social skills and to e1"erience acti(ities "romoting and e1tending their imagination and creati(ity skills !hese include book corner. "ainting. doctors. music. we ha(e two classes *oth o''er broad balanced "rogrammes. 4 . weekly com"uter lesson and storyBsong time Physical skills are encouraged with the use o' acti(ities such as large a""aratus. as well as sim"le 3rench Encourage "ractical skills such as tying shoelaces. <igsaws. sandBwater. "olice. 'astening buttons.
"roblem sol(ing and literacy0 a weekly com"uter lesson and a more structured session to "re"are 'or their school li'e ahead 5 . on which we (alue you and your child9s comments Pre" Class Children "rogress into the "re" class 7n addition to the "rogramme o''ered to the 'irst class. your child will bring home a re"ort on your child9s de(elo"ment during the "ast term. key work +numeracy.nurses and dentists gi(e the children e1"erience in knowledge and understanding o' the outside world 2bser(ations are carried out in'ormally and within the structure o' the child9s normal daily acti(ities !he key"erson uses her obser(ations to make a ?Learning Journal9 o' your child9s de(elo"ment during their time at the nursery At the end o' each term. there is a more ad(anced early writing "rogramme using the ?Letters and Sounds9 "rogramme.
we o"erate an o"en5 house "olicy in which "arents are able to (isit the nursery school at any time A""ointments can also be made i' a""ro"riate !he nursery school also "roduces a newsletter each term to kee" you in touch with what is ha""ening at Jigsaw Nursery At the end o' each session acti(ities 'or that day will be dis"layed outside on the notice board .ni'ormsBClothing Children are e1"ected to wear uni'orm to the nursery school which is a(ailable through us No res"onsibility will be taken 'or anything brought into the nursery that is not clearly marked Please ensure that the children are wearing sensible shoes at nursery school !hey should not be wearing o"en sandals or shoes without socks Absence and illness Please in'orm the nursery school as soon as "ossible i' any o' your children ha(e a contagious disease e g chicken "o1. so 6 .Policies E#ual 2""ortunities 6e o"erate an e#ual o""ortunities "olicy irres"ecti(e o' cultural background and recognise di''erent 'esti(als throughout the year 6e welcome "arentsBcarers to bring their e1"ertise and hel" in celebrating them with us Parental 7n(ol(ement 7n order 'or us to "ro(ide good communication between "arents and sta'' on the well being o' their child.
em"hasising the im"ortance o' sel'5disci"line /edicine in School 6e recommend that children who are on antibiotics should not attend the nursery school 'or the 'irst ) days o' their course 7' medicine is brought to Jigsaw. we "romote "ositi(e beha(iour as an ongoing "rocess. gi(ing "ermission 'or the medicine to be administered to your child ParentsBcarers will also ha(e to sign the record o' medication 'orm A #uali'ied 3irst Aider will administer medicine Emergencies Please ensure that the nursery school has alternati(e tele"hone numbers in case o' an emergency Please in'orm the school as soon as "ossible i' these numbers change Collection o' children 7' your child is being "icked u" by someone who does not 7 . a letter must be brought in with it.that we can in'orm the rest o' the nursery school as soon as "ossible 7' your child is going to be away 'rom the nursery school 'or more than three days due to sickness or holiday. "lease let the nursery know. so that this in'ormation can be entered on the register *eha(iour 7n the nursery school. em"hasising the im"ortance o' being kind and concerned 'or one another and their surroundings Children reach le(els o' maturity at di''erent times so our aim is to hel" them to understand what are acce"table limits in (arious situations.
"lease s"eak with either Sarah or Nicky !his can be done in'ormally or by a""ointment Notice 7' you wish your child to lea(e the nursery. or are not ha""y with any as"ect o' the nursery school. we re#uire one terms notice in writing. i' your child needs to bring a ?com'orter9 with them.normally do so. otherwise one terms 'ee will be "ayable 8 . "lease in'orm the nursery school be'orehand !his is to ensure the sa'ety o' your child and will sa(e any con'usion and embarrassment at the end o' the session !oilet training Children do not need to be toilet trained be'ore they attend nursery and we will be ha""y to discuss any issuesBre#uirements concerning your child9s toilet training with you Please "ro(ide na""iesB"ull u"sB"ants !oys 'rom home Please discourage your child 'rom bringing in toys 'rom home !hey always cause "roblems in nursery school and there is a risk that they will get damaged Howe(er. "lease discuss this with Sarah or Nicky Com"laints 7' you ha(e any concerns about your child.
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