Welcome to Fish & Bricks
Fish & Bricks Pre-school aims to ensure that every child has the opportunity to continue to develop his/her capabilities and potential socially, physically, artistically, spiritually, academically and intellectually through play.
Fundamental to this aim is the provision of an environment for learning and developing which is safe, secure, happy and stimulating to be in and which offers and provides the social and educational opportunities for all children, with adults who are professional, concerned and caring about the children as individuals.
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Gateway Baptist Church
We aim to ensure that every child has the opportunity to continue to develop his/her capabilities and potential:-
Fundamental to this aim is the provision of an environment for learning and developing which is safe, secure, happy and stimulating to be in
Opportunities for All
We are fully committed to equal opportunities for all children and offer the social and educational foundation for children of all abilities and backgrounds
Teaching and Care
All of our teachers are carefully selected as adults who are professional, concerned and caring about the children as individuals
We seek to encourage and help develop:
In a safe and secure environment and through the enjoyment of play and exploration to build self esteem and confidence, recognising everyone is valued for who they are
To encourage a caring attitude to all things, other people and oneself
To learn to share, and communicate in an appropriate way
To value each child’s contribution in all areas of activities, nurturing pride and self-confidence in each individual
To foster an awareness, appreciation and knowledge of our environment
To engender a love of books, mark making and self expression
To enjoy, develop skills and find pleasure in taking part in creative activities of art, music, drama and physical activity
To begin to develop an awareness and understanding of numbers and mathematical concepts
What Parents Say
“I would like to say thank you to you all for providing such a fun, safe and enriching environment.“
“it was lovely to see her face today when she saw all her friends again after the Christmas break“
“We are very happy with the education, care and encouragement that she receives.“
“"love going to Fish and Bricks they have developed so much since they have started and have made many good friends"“
“Gives little ones BEST start in life!“
“Fabulous place, wonderful kind supportive staff!!“
“I'm constantly informed on highlights of development and areas I can support at home“
“staff continually review my child's progress and focus on all aspects…“
Fish and Bricks was rated GOOD at the most recent inspection in December 2019.
The Inspector’s Report included the following observations:-
“The dedicated manager and enthusiastic staff work together as a well-oiled team. They are very caring and calm and create a loving, nurturing environment. All children demonstrate how happy, safe and settled they feel as they explore the stimulating pre-school with great confidence.”
“The manager and her deputy are very passionate and experienced, and they want all children to thrive and reach their full potential.”
“Children gain a wide range of skills that prepare them very well for future learning. They are very creative and imaginative and delight in developing their ideas.”
For the full report click here
SEND Local Offer
Fish and Bricks Pre-School is a fully inclusive environment and we are delighted to welcome children of all abilities.
For our full SEND Local Offer please click here.