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Westbourne House Philosophy

At Westbourne House, we recognize the importance of ‘play’ and it's beneficial attributes to all areas of development and learning.

By providing your child(ren) with a safe and creative environment to play, we aim to support the following areas of development:

Physical Motor Skills           - exploring mobility and balance.

Hand and eye coordination - learning to grip, pull and push.

Language and speech        - listening, understanding and developing communication skills.

Creative development        -

  • Art and craft - painting freely and with varying themes, drawing and collages, printing and exploring patterns, junk modeling.

  • Puzzle and Story Corner - chicks source developed many of the skills in coordination, interaction, Pre- reading and writing as well as plenty of enjoyment. Stories and reading you for life to imagination, which is highly beneficial to emotional and social development.

  • Music, dance and drama - songs and musical instruments, imaginative play and puppetry.

  • Cookery - simple cakes and biscuits, sandwiches, pizza and other desserts.

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